Back in 2015, I made one of the biggest decisions I’ve ever made. After dreaming about New York City for most of my life, I started doing some research. I couldn’t find anyone who was able to travel overseas with me, so I looked into solo travel. There are quite a few choices available when it comes to safe and easy solo travel, and the one I went with was Contiki! I’d heard a bit…

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When Russell and I were researching hotels to stay during our 12 night visit to Tokyo, we were looking for one that was in a good location and was decently priced. Room size wasn’t a factor, as we knew no matter where we stayed in Japan, the rooms would be fairly small. All that mattered to us, was comfort and convenience. While browsing Expedia, we came across Shinjuku New City Hotel. After looking into the hotel…

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I’ve scoured the web, trying to find Contiki reviews focussed on the USA tours, as opposed to the amazing Europe tours that everybody seems to prefer. Back in June 2015, I did the Best of USA Contiki Tour (you can read all about this tour, by clicking here). It was my first time experiencing solo travel. I had been to the United States before with my family, but I hadn’t yet ventured overseas alone. I spent every day umm’ing…

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For months now, I’ve wanted a new pair of headphones. I’ve always had those annoying, uncomfortable and let’s be honest, painful Apple headphones. You know the ones I’m talking about. The white buds that make your ears feel like they’re falling off if you use them for longer than an hour. I wanted a high quality, comfortable and stylish pair. Headphones that would get me through a day of travelling, hours of waiting at airports,…

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