Forest of Dean Sculpture Trail

If you follow me on Instagram you’ll know I recently visited the Forest of Dean Sculpture Trail. A four and a half mile walk through the woods sculpture spotting. Thankfully the weather held up and we only had a very short sprinkle of rain. As this was a spur of the moment decision we hadn’t packed lunch or water but luckily there is a cafe adjacent to the carpark. Unfortunately I felt it was over Read More…

A week in Paphos, Cyprus

Paphos was the first time I travelled on a plane; my family and I spent a week in the city and it’s still one of my favourite holidays to date., so I thought I’d talk about about my experience, from dealing with the heat to flying for the first time and home sickness. A week in Pahpos, Cyprus We travelled from London to Paphos back in October of 2005 during my half term from college. Read More…

Volunteering Abroad | Guest Post

Have you ever thought of working while you travel abroad? Or what about volunteering abroad? Today the lovely Astrid is sharing her experiences with volunteering abroad in Ghana. You can get in touch with Astrid by email: astrid.halliday@gmail.com Hi there! My name’s Astrid and I’m just starting out in my journalism career sharing my thoughts and experiences on travel, Uni, volunteering and mental health. I struggled to set up a WordPress site and had all Read More…

Camping Essentials*

Last year I took a road trip up the North East of England and up to the Scottish Highlands. Along the way I stopped in Kinlochleven and stayed in a glamping pod! It was a great experience and strengthened my love of camping and the outdoors. Camping can be a great way to spend your staycation and this post covers the essentials I take for any camping trip. [Missed a post in my staycation series? Read More…

Favourite things to do in Somerset | Guest Post

It’s been a couple of weeks since the last post in my staycation series, Blogtober and Halloween kind of took over. But we’re back this week with the lovely Kelly talking about her home county of Somerset. Missed a post in my staycation series. Catch up here. 😊 Hello everyone. My name is Kelly and I run The Kelly Diane Report. I’ve previously run another blog but for various personal reasons, closed it. After a Read More…