Armchair Traveller

“I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read in the train.”     — Oscar Wilde

armchair traveller
the cruise handbook

Armchair Traveller | The Cruise Handbook

I am probably the most sceptical person about travelling on cruises. I love boats – especially sailing boats and I could easily travel around on a sailing boat, but there’s something about cruises that i just don’t fancy! But with a few family members totally addicted to this way of travelling, who am I to […]

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Camping with kids

Armchair Traveller | Camping with Kids

Every camping trip is exciting, especially when you take your family! But, for those of you who travel with children you will all remember the moment when, after days of preparation, you have finally loaded all into your car and start to drive. After what feels like 5 minutes, you hear the well known question […]

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lisbon100bites

Armchair Traveller | Lisbon In 100 Bites

There is something literally fabulous and even miraculous about the act of eating… When I can’t indulge my passion for travel , I grab a book and indulge in some armchair travelling. Living vicariously through authors who write about their experiences while living in or visiting a city makes me feel like I’m part of their […]

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on the road

Armchair Traveller | On The Road

This book should come with a warning: proceed with caution, you may never be able to settle in one place again! And you might take up on hitch-hitch-hicking. On the Road, features the travels of Jack Kerouac and his Beat Generation friends across America in the years after World War II. Its unfastidious relish for […]

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travel with children lonely planet

Armchair Traveller | Travel With Children

I’ve used many a Lonely Planet Guide when researching travel. But now, as I juggle motherhood and a passion to keep travelling, I know I need help! It was time to check Lonely Planet’s “Family-friendly travel without the fuss”, Lonely Planet Travel With Children. On my travels, I’ve seen the good, the bad, and the […]

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