Camille’s Adventures in Wonderlands – days 1-4: Madrid, Spain

I am writing this post from a taberna where I had to seek shelter from the rain, sipping on a freshly pressed zumo de naranjas ...

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Nay and yay: classical vs modern art in Madrid – episode 1, the Museo del Prado

I need to come clean about something: I don't like classical art. To be more specific, most of it leaves me pretty indifferent, and some ...

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Not (that) much baggage: my round-the-world packing list

Hear me breathe a long sigh of relief as I finish zipping up the last pocket of my backpack, thus ending a two-day marathon of packing ...

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Calculatricks: budgeting for long-term travel – my pre-trip costs and tips

I have been putting it off for a while, but on a day where I found out that a) there had been a fire at ...

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Grand Designs and (not too) Great Expectations: my plans for Camille in Wonderlands

It has taken me a while, and I apologize to those of you who have been following me since the beginning and have already had ...

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(Book)mark! A round-up of the world’s most unusual bookshops

A few days ago, I wrote about two of my favourite bookshops: Atlantis Books on the island of Santorini, and Shakespeare and Company in Paris. ...

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Atlantis Books, Santorini: Literary Heaven on Greek Island Paradise

  I've decided to take a break from chronicling my trip preparations to tell you about a little gem I recently discovered in Ia (or Oia), ...

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Choosing RTW itinerary and flights

What road(s) to travel? Choosing your RTW itinerary and flights

It was a struggle, but I got there in the end: months' worth of research, ever-changing (travel) fantasies, and £2,665 later, I am the proud ...

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Movies about travel

Wanderlust Culture: 22 Films to Send You (Back)packing

++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Amazon.co.uk WidgetsWhen you're planning a round-the-world trip for months, it can be difficult to keep the momentum going: there are times when the stress ...

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