10 things to do during self-quarantine that’ll enrich your life

10 things to do during self-quarantine that’ll enrich your life

I was thinking lately that there's one group of people that's really going to be hit hard financially by the coronavirus... Travel influencers. I know what you're thinking... boo-freaking-hoo, right?  COVID-19 recently affected my own travel plans, as we nearly got stuck in Europe when Trump announced the (latest ๐Ÿ™„) travel ban. We managed to get [...]

Ultimate sustainable gift guide: what to buy when you want to save the planet

Ultimate sustainable gift guide: what to buy when you want to save the planet

ย We don't need to talk about how the worldย is crumbling do we? ๐ŸŒŽ Let's just say it's a given that it's unsustainable with the way modern society is guzzling non-reusable materials. Which brings us to the point in hand.... Christmas. The time of year where stockings are expected to be filled with plasticky-little gimmicks and [...]

Chef’s Corner: yummy Pumpkin Spice pancakes for two ๐ŸŽƒ

Chef’s Corner: yummy Pumpkin Spice pancakes for two ๐ŸŽƒ

I'm celebrating because this is the first year I've actually liked pumpkin spice. That's right: all of those years playing the die-hard Autumn fan, I've been a fraud. Until now! Last month I ordered a pumpkin spice latte and, to my absolute shock, actually liked it (despite it being waaay too sweet). And I've now made it my [...]

Chef’s Corner: Easy slow cooker veggie enchiladas on a budget ๐Ÿ 

Chef’s Corner: Easy slow cooker veggie enchiladas on a budget ๐Ÿ 

We recently invested in an (albeit, cheap) slow cooker. We'd wanted one for yeeeeears but feared it'd become yet another kitchen appliance destined for the dusty realm of the back of the cupboard. And thus we kept putting it off. Our recent move to the States landed us in the Land of the Slow Cooker [...]

Getting blown away on England’s north east coastline — a solo trip in Yorkshire

Getting blown away on England’s north east coastline — a solo trip in Yorkshire

There's nothing quite like a holiday to the coast and inhaling that fresh sea air to combat the trepidations of the 'will they won't they' Green Card application limbo. Oh, just me that this situation is specific to? Maybe so, but there's never aย badย time to go to the coast, am I right? Well. Except for [...]

We travelled to Calais for a weekend to volunteer with Help Refugees UK — here’s what we learned

We travelled to Calais for a weekend to volunteer with Help Refugees UK — here’s what we learned

I tried hard to keep this short, but the truth is there's just too many important stories to tell, and too much truth to expose.ย  Mid-January, as I mindlessly scrolled through Instagram's myriad of exotic destinations, palatable flatlays and sponsored fashion posts, a Story flashed up at the top of my screen from a traveller [...]