I have now been living in Croyde for over 3 years and I must admit that when I first moved here I was a little worried about the fact that it was so small! In these few years I've learned to appreciate the quiet times and look forward to the ...
May 3, 2017Lauren McGill
Wineries, beautiful secluded beaches and fresh sea food are just some of the reasons I loved Lanzarote. It was a surprise trip for my husband's 25th birthday that I had booked during the Rynair winter flight sale. I bought return flights from Bristol for £40, some people on the flight ...
April 25, 2017Lauren McGill
So I have been really, really wanting to get to Iceland. In November I was meant to be going for 5 nights but didn't make it there. I was renewing my U.K. residence permit, which is meant to take a maximum of 8 weeks and ended up taking closer to ...
April 24, 2017Lauren McGill
We embarked on a mini road trip starting from from Las Vegas and ending at Coachella Music Festival. Two nights spent in Las Vegas was enough for me to realise this place could empty your pockets pretty damn quickly. The first night we met up with a friend at the ...
April 21, 2017Lauren McGill
2 Festival Giants, 2 Very Different Events Most people in the U.K. will know Glastonbury. It’s the biggest festival there. Most Americans will know Coachella, ongoing since 1999. I’ve had the luck of getting Glastonbury tickets 3 out of the 3 years I’ve attempted. It was my first music festival ...
April 21, 2017Lauren McGill
According to the U.S. Department of State, less than half of Americans have valid passports. Over years of traveling I've taken a fair share of sh*t over why many fewer Americans have passports when compared to their European counterparts. But that number is lower than ever before. Let me ask you this, ...
March 29, 2017Lauren McGill
Do you know why it's called New York, New York? It's because New York City is in the state of New York. So you shouldn't assume that if someone is from New York they grew up in the Big Apple. It would be like assuming someone from London lives across ...
March 23, 2017Lauren McGill
I didn't know quite what to expect from Bournemouth, but I went there with an open mind. I'd heard a few different things, but tried not to let it sway me either way! You can't deny the amazing views of the sea from the paths running along the top of ...
March 7, 2017Lauren McGill
Yes it's true, New York is one of the most expensive cities in the world, but that doesn't mean its off limits for someone with a small budget. There are simple tips to follow that can add up to big savings. Depending on what time of the year you go, you ...
March 5, 2017Lauren McGill
Who doesn't love a place where wine is cheaper than water and you can walk from the city centre to a sandy beach in minutes?? Spain was the first country I visited in Europe. My initial time in Spain I visited Madrid and Seville, but I always wanted to go to Barcelona. ...
February 22, 2017Lauren McGill