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Meet The Creator

Hi there! I'm Danielle, a 20-something Chartered Tax Advisor who is forever dreaming of escaping the office (and my Essex hometown - hence the blog name!) and heading on my next adventure.

Maximising annual leave is one of my greatest skills, so you'll often find me enjoying a long weekend in Europe. Aside from that, I've recently taken a 3 month sabbatical to travel through South America and hope to head off on another long-term travel stint soon!

If you want to read about budget trips, off-the-beaten track destinations and solo female travel, you've come to the right place! Welcome aboard!

WWI ADVENTURE IN ARRAS AND VIMY

12th July 2015

This was a particularly special trip to France for my family and I. My great-great-great-grandfather was killed in the battle of Arras during the first world war in 1917. So…

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A DAY IN KUTNA HORA & SEDLEC

5th July 2015

Whilst on a trip to Prague last month, we found ourselves with a spare day and didn’t know how to fill it. Luckily, a friend of mine had mentioned a…

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THE TOP THINGS TO DO IN BUDAPEST

I booked my trip to Budapest with very few expectations. I actually spotted a cheap “Groupon Getaways” deal and fell in love with the photo of Budapest. From that one…

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EXPERIENCING CHICHEN ITZA

4th July 2015

Chichén Itzá is listed as one of the seven wonders of the world by “New2Wonders Foundation”, so if you’re in Mexico, it definitely should be on your “must visit” list!…

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