Author Archives: Girl about the Globe


The Red Light District

Walking around the Red Light district in Amsterdam I was shocked. Not shocked by the scantily-clad women, the seedy back streets or the men lining up for their evening entertainment but shocked because it wasn’t anything like that at all! It was so….normal. There were couples taking an evening stroll, families walking along the canal,… Continue Reading…

Where to Stay in Central America

I absolutely love Central America and can’t wait to return to this amazing continent. After spending a total of 8 weeks in 30 different places – yes 30!  Crazy I know. I believe I have stayed in enough great places to share with you my absolute favourites. Whether you are travelling to the Americas for… Continue Reading…

10 Things To Do in the Faroe Islands

Imagine a land where time stands still, so peaceful and lush, where you can escape from everything and rejuvenate your soul amongst dramatic landscapes. Dubbed the World’s favourite unspoiled island destination by National Geographic Traveler, the Faroe Islands have to be experienced to be believed. Where are the Faroe Islands? Off the coast of Scotland,… Continue Reading…

Tbex – The Future of Travel Media

After my fantastic Canadian Wilderness trip,  I was now back in the city of Toronto for Tbex – a conference for travel bloggers and a weekend of guest speakers, seminars and plenty of networking. It was set to be an inspiring weekend, full of creative like-minded people but I wasn’t prepared for my first encounter. ‘Where do you… Continue Reading…