Travel Textbook - Lucy

Lucy is the final year medical student who wants to cure disease, but not her travel bug. She is addicted to a good macchiato, documentaries and jetting off around the world, and no adventure is off-limits. She writes to help other young people find the inspiration and information necessary to explore the world and its cultures.

Isla Holbox Budget Mexico

Isla Holbox Budget Guide: Yucatan Peninsula’s New Backpacker Paradise

The sleepy and colourful Isla Holbox off the coast of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula is everything I thought Tulum would be. Dirt roads, no cars, and a relaxed, laid-back beachy atmosphere. Although Holbox, pronounced hole-bosch, is gaining in popularity, it still feels more raw and truly coastal than many other destinations in Mexico. There is no …

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Best Travel Blogs 2020

Best Travel Blogs 2020: Travellers You Should Be Following

Somehow, it’s the New Year already and time to list off the list of the Best Travel Blogs 2020. After a brief hiatus from creative travel-themed list-making last year, I’m back and ready to share my favourites. These travellers are not only going on inspiring adventures, but sharing their stories in exciting and stunning ways. …

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2019 Recap

It’s 2020 Already? Here’s A 2019 Recap, The Craziest Year Yet.

It feels crazy to be typing out a 2019 recap. The rumours that the years go faster as you get older definitely have credence. Fifth and final year of medical school was billed as being the most relaxing year yet, but it ended up being one crazy adventure after the next. And it was awesome. …

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Travelling To Cuba

20 Things I Wish I Knew Before Travelling To Cuba

It can be difficult to find accurate information on travelling in Cuba. With the travel climate here constantly changing and the island under an embargo, there is a lot of misinformation and out-of-date recommendations. After twelve days of exploring the island nation of Cuba, there are a few things I would tell everyone who is …

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Teotihuacan Pyramids From Mexico City

Teotihuacan Pyramids From Mexico City: Ancient History Just An Hour From the City

I had heard of Chichen Itza before coming to Mexico, but the reality is, there are dozens of equally impressive archaeological sites in the country. Teotihuacan is just an hour from the centre of sprawling Mexico City, and this enormous Mesoamerican complex is pretty marvellous. And luckily, it’s super easy to get to the Teotihuacan …

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Mexico City Centro Historico

Top Things To Do In Centro Historico, Mexico City

Mexico City’s beating heart is the Centro Historico which is full of intriguing archeological ruins, dramatic buildings, and mouth-watering Mexican fare. The vibrancy and activity of the historical centre is unbeatable and although Mexico has a lot to offer, it feels as though a trip would be incomplete without coming here. It’s a part of …

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Tasmania Things To Do Cradle Mountain

Big Tassie Bucket List: 50 EPIC Things To Do In Tasmania

There is no hiding it: Tasmania is Australia’s favourite place to explore at the moment. With stunning scenery, the cleanest air, and a well-established food scene, there are a plethora of reasons to put Tasmania on your itinerary. My previous Tassie post was an Ultimate 10 Day Tasmania Itinerary packed with recommendations, and it has …

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