We always like to know a little about a place before we visit.
Between us we read blogs, reviews, guides and the occasional magazine. We also reach out for recommendations on social media or within my group of friends. Our decision on where to go is usually determined by a number of these combined. … More Lonely Planet Guidebooks
Only 10 hours from London, it confounds us why we hadn’t taken the opportunity to visit one of the Europe’s most iconic cities, Amsterdam.
Amsterdam comes with a reputation.
It is known for being a party city, a city of adult pleasures, a city where anything goes… … More A Precedent Reputation – Amsterdam
There is a vast amount of discussion on wordpress blogs about travelling solo. Having experienced both travel with a partner and travelling solo I thought it was time I shared a my perspective on both, in a new segment for a Wandering Memory. … More Travelling Solo – Loneliness
Home – Home is somewhere special.
It’s a place you don’t really consider as your favourite, because you live there.
It’s a place you don’t always appreciate, because you spend all your time there.
It’s a place you wouldn’t consider to blog about, because it’s not travel, it’s not interesting; it’s not an adventure… … More The Importance of Home
As explained in my previous post, my parents are soon due to travel China for a few weeks. Following up on my previous blog on the beautiful Chinese city of Xi’an and the Terracotta Warriors, my next Chinese Wandering Memories will focus on the Yangtze River cruise. … More Reflection and Surprise – Yangtze River Cruise
Whilst traveling, it is inevitable that you will meet new people (even if you don’t particularly want to). Some, you will have an instant connection with, and some you won’t. Some you will keep in touch with for years to come and some will become a fading memory. … More Connections
Yay I am so privileged to receive a second nomination this week, from the fantastic Iris – Thank you so much!This joins my first nomination from fellow blogger James who nominated me a few weeks back This was a real privilege to be included, as I have only been blogging on here for 3 months, but hugely enjoy … More A Wandering Memory and its second Liebster award nomination
During my travels I have been subjected to numerous different types of accommodation from the 5 star luxury resorts in Thailand, to a damp and dingy box in Africa, and let’s not forget the 100 bed dorm in the Fijian islands. I have never been adverse to dorm rooms, they are cheap they do the … More A Dormitory Story – Sydney
So as many of you may have previously read, last week we had an American friend stay with us, and she requested the out of the box English experience. Since there is SO much that this country has to offer and we had such limited time, we had to stay local. As per my previous … More Out of the Box England – An Americans Request – Part 2
This post is not going to be my usual Wandering Memory format as is based on events that took place just last weekend. So Megan has hit 30, and for her birthday and good friend of ours from America came over to visit. We had met M in Africa while traveling and Megan and she … More Out of the Box England – An Americans Request – Part 1