Castle Square - Warsaw, Poland - Adventure Bagging

A Weekend In Warsaw

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Poland has been on my to-do list for the last couple of years. It's cheap country to visit, a short flight from the UK, and has a rich, turbulent history that I was keen to learn more about. At the beginning of each year, I keep an eye on…
Safe Volunteering In Migrant & Refugee Camps - Adventure Bagging

Volunteering Abroad: Tips & Advice For Helping Migrants & Refugees

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For many of us volunteering is a rite of passage when we travel abroad. It allows you to get under the skin of different cultures, and get to know the essence of each country through its people. Whilst there are many positives to volunteering…
Tips and advice when driving in France - Adventure Bagging

Know Before You Go: What Do You Need To Drive To France?

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When I was a kid, driving to France for a summer holiday was a nailed down event in our family calendar. The Pound was incredible strong against the Euro, and the guarantee of warm weather vastly outweighed even the best British summer sun predictions…
Stunning Queenstown, New Zealand

The Ingredients That Make Queenstown The Best Town In The World

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I'll throw it out there right at the start: I’ve travelled around Thailand, South Africa, South America, Australia, New Zealand and China and I can say, without hesitation, Queenstown is one of the best, if not the best town on the planet. Big…
Round the world flight route - Simon Heyes, Adventure Bagging

Tips For Choosing Your Round The World Flight Route

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The decision has been made. You're taking six months or maybe even a year off, and it's time to go travelling. You get the prosecco out of the fridge, pop the cork, pour yourself a glass and celebrate. But wait...where are you going to go? Time…
Eden Locke - Hotel Edinburgh

Eden Locke Review - My Favourite Hotel In Edinburgh

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I'm not particularly brand loyal when it comes to hotels. More often than not, I would choose to stay in an Airbnb property when I travel, whether that is for work or play. But over the last few years I've been in a bit of accommodation limbo.…
Osprey Transporter 95 holdall - blue

Osprey Transporter 95 - Review

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I've always been a fan of Osprey backpacks and holdalls. My 6 month round the world trip back in 2012/2013 was done with an older 55 litre backpack, and that saw everything from the heights of Bolivia to the smog-ridden cities of Eastern China. In…
Ham Yard Hotel - Shortlist / AMEX Event London

Kick Starting My Travel Inspiration For 2018

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Looking back at 2017, I did a lot of travelling. I visited the usual favourites of the Lake District, Cornwall, Scotland, I skied in France and Switzerland, and bagged three new countries in the form of Sri Lanka, the Maldives and Slovenia. It…
Simon Heyes - skiing on the Zugspitze, Germany

How To Go Skiing On A Budget

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In one of my last ski blog posts I said that if you go skiing for a week, it will cost you around £1000. I still stand by that statement..if you plan on skiing for a full week. BUT...if you do some research into travel options, sales and offers,…

Age Is Just A Number

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"You shouldn't be dancing on tables at your age!", my grandma said after I'd told her the story. It was my birthday. I was in a restaurant in Preston that encouraged dancing on tables, once the food had been cleared away. It was a brilliant…