The Best Summertime Activities in London | Pommie Travels

Planning a visit to London this summer? I've put together a list of my favourite summertime activities! Also a money saving tip for you: accommodation in London can be quite expensive but every summer Imperial College opens up its halls of residence to the public, offering affordable rooms in central locations:

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If you're booking a trip soon and planning to book an Airbnb, use my link and you'll get a $40 bonus when you sign up:

Sketch or Paint to Make Your Holiday Memories Last Longer! | Pommie Travels

I don't know about you but since I'm always snapping photos on my phone or digital camera, I often feel like I'm not really fully experiencing my travel moments. Scientists say we should sketch what we see if we want to retain our travel memories for longer, so TUI has introduced Sketch to Etch kits in TUI Sensatori resorts:


It's been a while since I posted a video but here's a vlog of my latest trip to Majorca with vouchercloud and TUI!

My Last Minute Holiday to Majorca | Pommie Travels

Sometimes the last minute, spontaneous trips are the best! Booked a 3 day trip to Majorca with vouchercloud and TUI and couldn't have been more pleasantly surprised at this island! I discovered wineries, mountain roads and beautiful villages while road tripping around the island.

I love the French Riviera, always one of my favourite places for a holiday. Here are the best beaches to visit while you're there:

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Home time - this is how I spent my last day in paradise! Definitely my favourite travel destination to date.

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Exploring Bo Kaap in Cape Town - colourful buildings everywhere!

Holiday almost over, being a beach bum until I leave ☀️

Table Mountain, Cape Town - I’m a teensy bit afraid of heights but boy was this worth it!!

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I think Cape Town may just be my favourite place I’ve ever visited! Driving around Stellenbosch today and it’s beautiful! 🍇

Chillin with the penguins in Boulders Beach, Cape Town.

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Winter sun in Cape Town, I like this place ☀️

Any tips for #CapeTown? Am heading there on Sunday for a mini holiday - found some cheap flights with Jack's Flight Club. Nice to be travelling to a new place and not for work, although this water shortage will be interesting, better pack my dry shampoo...

Remembering My Golden Moments of 2017 with Yogi Tea | Pommie Travels

As we begin a new year, Yogi Tea asked me to reflect on my #GoldenMoments of 2017 as I try their new Turmeric Chai, otherwise known as "Golden Milk". Wherever you are in the world, I hope your 2018 is filled with lots of adventures. What do you have planned for the year ahead?

The Best Hotel in London for a Christmas Staycation | Pommie Travels

Had my first ever "staycation" in London this week The Gore Hotel! It was so festive and Christmassy and my room was fit for a Queen - nice to enjoy a mini holiday without going too far! I used a Hotelgift voucher to book my stay - if you're stuck for an idea for a Christmas present, a hotel gift voucher is a great idea for a travel lover. Check out my review here:

Taking the ferry from Dover to Calais with DFDS Seaways | Pommie Travels

I was really quite surprised about how easy it is to drive from London to France. 2 hour drive to Dover, 1.5 hours relaxing on the DFDS UK ferry (the views are amazing!) and then about a 20 minute drive to our chateau. Had a nice little getaway with my best friend Elle, you can read all about our trip to discover Boulogne-sur-Mer here: #ad

Follow my adventures on Instagram today with DFDS UK from Dover to Calais! It'll be my first time seeing the White Cliffs of Dover and driving on the other side of the road! Taking a little getaway to a chateau with my best friend Elle. #ad

SanDisk Extreme 500 Portable Drive Review | Pommie Travels

Can't believe how small and light this SanDisk portable hard drive is - and it's 240GB! I take so many photos and videos these days and always get impatient waiting for them to transfer, but this beauty transfers files at lightning speeds - definitely an essential part of my kit now. #ad #Extreme500Portable #SaveItAllOnSanDisk

Making the Most of 24 Hours in Seattle, WA

Seattle is a great place to spend 24 hours. From a visit to Pike Place Market in the morning to taking in the views and cuisine at SkyCity at the Needle Restaurant - Space Needle at night, here is a great list of must-see attractions in this waterfront city put together by Hertz #Seattle #attractions #ad

Discovering Andalucía in London | Pommie Travels

Went to a fun, free event in London last weekend hosted by Vive Andalucía to showcase the spirit of Andalucia. It was a rainy day but the flamenco dancers, VR headsets and free Spanish tapas definitely brightened my day, plus I got to catch up with The Travel Hack! #AndaluciaInLondon

Drinking Yogi Tea: My Review and #7minuteschallenge | Pommie Travels

I've discovered my new favourite tea brand and it's ❤️. Lately I've been drinking herbal teas a lot because I have a caffeine intolerance. Yogi Tea produces a range of organic teas that take on average 7 minutes to brew, so they're encouraging tea drinkers to use these 7 minutes to do something that makes them feel good - find out what did in my #7minuteschallenge. 🍵 #ad

Andalusia in London - Official tourism website of Andalucía

If you live in London, head down to #AndaluciaInLondon at Angel Central Shopping Centre this Saturday 4th for tapas, virtual reality, live music and flamenco! It runs from 11am to 8pm and there'll be a prize draw to win a trip to Andalusia for two people.

Must see places in Cornwall - a blogger's travel guide | Pommie Travels

I've been to a lot of exotic places but Cornwall is still one of my favourite destinations. Despite what you may think, England really does have great beaches! Check out my guide to the best places to visit:

Tips for Planning a Trip to Bali | Pommie Travels

I get loads of emails with questions about visiting Bali, so I've put together a list of tips to help you with your trip:

Tips for Visiting the Louvre in Paris | Pommie Travels

One of the most iconic attractions in Paris is definitely the Louvre but the queues can be really long and it's also packed with tourists! Check out my tips for visiting, including where to eat, what to see and how to skip the lines.

The Atlantic Ocean Road, Norway – The World’s Greatest Commute | Pommie Travels

What's your daily commute like? I doubt many are as beautiful as the Atlantic Ocean Road, Norway - the world's greatest commute! have created a 360-degree video of this incredible road, so you can experience the drive like you're actually there!

Plan a surprise trip to Spain with Mirumplan | Pommie Travels

Do you feel like your trips have lost the surprise factor? These days I feel I spend so much time planning, looking at reviews and scrolling through Instagram photos that sometimes I think I've lost the element of spontaneity with travel. A company called Mirumplan are bringing back the element of surprise to travel by organising mystery trips to Spain!

The Country At The Top Of Every Blogger's Travel Bucket List

Received a mention in Marie Claire this week :) What's on your bucket list?

Museum of Flight Seattle

LOVED the Museum of Flight in Seattle! Got to see inside Air Force One and Concorde! Do NOT miss this one if you're in Seattle: ✈️

Larry Lamb Discovers Cruise Mates with Thomson Cruises | Pommie Travels

Apparently Brits who meet up to 5 new people from different cultures whilst on holiday will have a happiness boost of 10%, so Thomson Cruises are encouraging passengers to step ashore and meet as many locals as possible.

Celebrating Carnival in Antigua: A Beginner's Guide | Pommie Travels

Celebrated my first Carnival in the Caribbean the other week! I love the way people are so proud of their bodies, no matter what shape or size they are. Here's a beginner's guide to Carnival in Antigua: #LoveAntiguaBarbuda


Looking for the best bank card for travel? I took my Starling Bank card for a spin in Amsterdam! There are no ATM or foreign transaction fees from them and the mobile app is packed full of features. Skip the queue with my code POMMIETR and download the app here:

The Best Bank Card for Travelling Abroad | Pommie Travels

I'm super excited to tell you guys about a new bank card from Starling Bank, which I tried out this week in Amsterdam. Starling Bank is a new challenger bank that charges no ATM withdrawal fees or transaction fees for using their card abroad, which is perfect for travellers like me. This mobile-only bank account comes with a really cool app that's packed with features, including spending insights, 24/7 live chat and the ability to block/unblock the card within the app. I've really loved using it so far, and since it's a current account I can use it for day-to-day banking at home. If you want to learn more you can sign up with this link and use the code POMMIETR to skip the wait list!

HOW TO DO MONACO ON THE CHEAP! // Monaco Travel Vlog

Monaco is one of the most ridiculously expensive places on Earth, but you don't have to sell a kidney to go there. Here's a little video I created with American Travel Blogger showing you how to do Monaco on the cheap:

If there were no luggage limits, this is what I'd take... | Pommie Travels

P&O Ferries (Official) invited me to share what I'd take on holiday if I had absolutely no luggage limits. What would you take? #ad


I spent 3 months in Seattle this year and it soon felt like home. Join me on a tour of Things to Do in Seattle with American Travel Blogger as we discover the Space Needle and many of Seattle's top attractions:

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Just got back from Carnival in Antigua - love the costumes and how, no matter what shape or size, people are proud of their bodies!

Tips for Visiting Tel Aviv Like a Local | Pommie Travels

Thinking of visiting Tel Aviv? It's a really vibrant city - I love the outdoor culture, the beaches, the nightlife and those delicious Israeli breakfasts! And if you want to explore like a local there's a Facebook Messenger chatbot called Gooster that will help find cool places to go.

Here are some more of my top tips for visiting like a local:

Jack's Flight Club Review: Is it Worth It? | Pommie Travels

I'm always looking for travel hacks to get cheap flights and one of the great tools I've found is Jack's Flight Club. Jack is a travel hacker who sends out email alerts with error fares and ridiculously cheap deals (latest one was £258 return - Paris to Tokyo to London!) There's a free version and a premium version - it's well worth getting the premium version for annual feee of just £35. You get 4x as many deals to your inbox and you have first dibs before they sell out. Check out my review here:

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Sometimes a girl just needs a weekend away...I was feeling a bit stressed with work so drove down to New Forest for the weekend. Such a cool forest and horses lying in the middle of the road everywhere! Burley Manor was such a treat! If only I could feel like lady of the manor all the time.

Wondrous Wildlife of the Galapagos Islands | Pommie Travels

The Galapagos has always been on my bucket list! What would you like to see? The Galapagos Tortoise or the Blue Footed Booby? Check out this list of awesome wildlife you can see in The Galapagos by Pettits. Airport Transfer Review | Pommie Travels

In most countries you're able to get to and from the airport by public transport or taxi. But sometimes it's a hassle trying to negotiate taxi fares or haul your bags onto different buses and trains. KiwiTaxi lets you pre-book transfers so you know exactly what you're paying, and best of all it's available in 94 countries. Check out my review here:

Tips for Visiting Disneyland Paris As An Adult | Pommie Travels

Who loves Disneyland? I recently went back to The Magic Kingdom at Disneyland Paris with Ezitravel - my first time since I was four years old! Wondering what it's like to visit as an adult? Here are my top tips:

Up at the O2 Review: Climbing The O2 in London | Pommie Travels

Have you ever wanted to try something a bit different in London? A few weeks ago I tried Up at The O2 - an urban mountaineering experience that involves scaling the roof of The O2. The experience was so fun and got my adrenaline pumping - check out what I got up to here:

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In Paris this week! Had a really great time today doing a '10 Tastings' food tour with Withlocals. Baguettes, crepes, oysters, wine, saucisson....we had all the French foods!

The Best Apps to Use When Travelling to New York City | Pommie Travels

There are just 3 days left to enter to #win a Google Pixel phone courtesy of EE ! Read my favourite apps to use in New York City and enter here:

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Hi everyone, I have an exciting giveaway for you - I'm offering a Google Pixel phone for one lucky reader courtesy of EE! Discover my favourite apps to use in New York City and find out how to enter here:

Tips and things to Know About Visiting Rome | Pommie Travels

Heading to Rome this summer? Check out my top tips and places to go besides the tourist traps: