Author - Abbi

The birth of our baby girl

When I found out I was pregnant I was full of mixed emotions. I was overjoyed, but equally petrified as I thought about the birth. I had spent many evenings in watching episodes of one born every minute to know what it could involve. As I began telling people,  I inevitably began to hear stories of their own birthing experiences.  Many of these sounded negative and...

Warning Signs to Look For When Booking a Hotel

There are many people out there who prefer to book a tour package these days because of a distasteful experience with planning their trip on their own. One of the critical components of how your vacation would be is how your hotel turns out to be. Many a times, the hotel you see online while booking presents an entirely different picture of what it may be in real...

How New York changes your perception of the World

If you’ve never been to New York, it can be difficult to appreciate just how different a place it is to the majority of cities that you find around the world.  It’s A Vertical City Most cities are primarily two-dimensional. You walk out of the front door, and pretty much everything is on the same level. Yes, there might be a church steeple here and there...

How To Road Trip Around Ireland

Ireland, the land of the leprechauns, the home of Guinness, and where you’ll find good craic. Not only is Ireland beautiful and with lots to see, if you look into renting a car in Ireland you could visit the best parts in one holiday and see it all. Just make sure you pack for all weathers as you could get a lot of rain or basking in the glorious sunshine. So...

Men’s Packing Guide: How to pack for a business trip?

Are you planning an overseas trip for a business meeting? Packing is essential because you can’t move without the right documents, clothes and electronic equipment. It is necessary to pack your wardrobe. For a regular trip, you can pack a blazer, 1 to 2 suits, and some casual attire. A navy blue and grey suit and chinos will help you to dress professionally...

5 Exciting Sports to Experience in Thailand

Thailand will always bag a top spot as a leading travel destination. While people come for the beaches and moonlit parties, they end up coming back (or, in some cases, staying permanently) for the country’s vibrant culture. Adrenaline-seekers will be happy to know that Thailand has a wide array of sports activities that you can either watch or partake in. Read below...

Travelling in Turkey: Top 5 Experiences

Turkey is a passionate test for the avid backpacker and I am lucky to have visited it, Indeed the charming city of Istanbul is often dubbed as the city that spans two continents – you can even cross the Bosphorous by ferry from Europe to Asia. This may have been the only time in my life where I crossed a continent border by boat. Of course, you can easily book Turkey...

A Guide to Exploring Central and South America

It’s always tempting to go to Central and South America – what’s not to like? There are so many different ways of life to discover, history to explore and nature to see in its home habitat. Instead of the usual tourist traps, though, the best way to see this part of the world is to go to the secret paradises, the lesser-known places you need to get to before...

The challenges that come with being a freelance photographer

If you love photography and it’s something that you’ve spent your spare time doing for a long time now, you might want to turn it into a career. Freelance photographers enjoy freedom to do what they want and to take photos of anything they like, as long as they feel confident of being able to monetize those photos. But there are some challenges that come with working...

All You Need To Know About Water Puppet Shows In Hanoi

Anyone who is considering taking a holiday in the tropical paradise of Vietnam simply must take the time to watch a really unique cultural activity of a water puppet performance. Nowhere else in the world can you see this creative way to tell a story that has been enjoyed in the paddy fields of Vietnam for hundreds of years. Image Source: Flickr Some Background...

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