Abbi Bishop

33 Flips | 3 Magazines | 1 Follower | @AbbigailBishop | A twenty-something British languages graduate on a quest to travel extensively, responsibly & on a budget. I like hiking, vegan food & cups of tea.

How to spend two days in Tallinn, Estonia in Winter

Medieval charm<p>Earlier this year my sister and I spent a weekend in the Estonian capital, hoping for beautiful snowy views and warm drinks in cosy …

Solo Female Travel in India: It's not as scary as you think

When I told people I was going to India by myself, I was met with one of two reactions: either, they were completely in awe of me, saying something …

Yes, solo travel is the key to finding yourself

It is strange having so much time alone.<p>I’m not really sure where to start with this post. The words below started life as Stabilo ink, scribbled on …

Morocco Winter Packing List for Female Travellers

Before my recent trip to Morocco, I spent hours searching online for what I should take with me – specifically, what clothes to wear as a female …

A guide to getting an Indian SIM card as a tourist

Travelling to India for many people can be a stressful and tiring experience – particularly if it’s your first time or you’re travelling solo. In a …

Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary: Elephant Spotting in Kerala, India

When you think of India you probably imagine busy cities, colourful buildings and lots of noise, right?<p>After exploring the North of India a couple of …

Exploring the Medieval Town of Eze-Sur-Mer, France

<i>Welcome to a new feature on the blog – photo diaries!</i> <i>I find that when I’m travelling, I take so many photos and don’t end up doing anything with</i> …

France

Eating Vegan in Rotterdam, The Netherlands

I recently spent four days in the Netherlands with eight of my best friends I visited the beautiful Kaisha, professional baker at thefrizzybaker.com …

European Travel

Is Roy's Peak overrated? The Most Instagrammed Hike in NZ

It’s plastered all over Instagram and is <i>the</i> must-do hike according to just about anyone who has done it.<p>Roy’s Peak is one of the most talked about …

A Visit to the Saint Louis No.1 Cemetery in New Orleans | LOST NOT FOUND

New Orleans is a city famous for many things, its music, the drinking, the overall vibe of the city that is unique to NOLA its self. But another …

Ayutthaya: A day trip from Bangkok

An ancient city…<p>The ancient capital city of Thailand, Ayutthaya, was founded in 1350, back when the country was named Siam. By the 1700s, it had …

Royal Family

11 Things That Must Be On Your Canadian Bucket List

Located in North America, Canada is the second largest country out there. Canadians are known for being kind, over-using “Eh” and being quite …

Aix-en-Provence Photo Diary - South of France

<i>Welcome to a new feature on the blog – photo diaries! I have done these before, in my Tongariro, Abel Tasman and Kepler Track posts (all of which</i> …

France

Be Happy and Find Freedom within Yourself. Live the life meant for YOU!

I have been reading “The Happiness Project” by Gretchen Rubin, and I am learning much about myself. These things I already knew but rather I am now …

Happiness

5 easy-to-reach beaches near Ciutadella, Menorca

I just got back from a 5 day trip with my sister to Menorca, one of Spain’s Balaeric Islands. Our main reason for visiting was to ensure Becka got a …

Visiting a Sea Turtle Hatchery, Sri Lanka: I regret my visit

“These ones are three days old,” our guide said, lifting a baby turtle out of the water.<p>The turtle flapped his tiny flippers as our guide gestured at …

Top 11 Things To Do In Granbury, Texas

<b>If I earned for a penny for all the possible things to do in Granbury, I’d be a billionaire (step aside Mark Cuban), which is why, today, I’m only</b> …

Swiss Bliss Travel Switzerland Swiss travel blog

A luxury travel blog on the best of Switzerland. Reviews of the best hotels and spas and travel inspiration for the discerning visitor.

6 Australia Travel Mistakes to Avoid

May 11, 2017<p><b>Australia Travel Mistakes To Avoid</b><p>Of all the trips I’ve ever taken, I’ve made the most mistakes while traveling in Australia, my home …

Soulful Travels~ Stepping Through Stone Town

We recently took a trip to the Zanzibar archipelago off the coast of Tanzania. All I can say is that you find yourself on an idyllic piece of land …

Is the hike to World's End worth it?

One of the reasons I knew I would love Sri Lanka is because of its Hill Country; a beautiful area famed for its miles and miles of tea plantations …

Visiting le Louberon: Four utterly charming French towns in Provence

A few years ago, my mum said I absolutely MUST watch a film that she had bought on DVD from a second hand store. It’s the story of a man who inherits …

How NOT to visit Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka

Recognised as part of the ‘Cultural Triangle’ of Sri Lanka’s Ancient Cities, Anuradhapura is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is firmly on the …

Sri Lanka

An authentic Sri Lankan Cooking Class with EcoWave

I admit, I have never been a fan of cooking. Don’t get me wrong, I love <i>eating</i> food, but preparing it hasn’t been something I’ve been remotely …

Elephant Sanctuaries, Orphanages and Parks Around the World That You Should Visit

Growing up, I loved all kinds of animals, but I’ve always felt especially drawn to these gentle giants. They are intelligent and social, soft but …

Visiting Lion Rock: How to experience Sigiriya on a budget

Perhaps one of the most famous landmarks in Sri Lanka – besides the beautiful, Instagram-worthy beaches – is the unique, unmissable archaeological …

Climbing Adam's Peak: The Pilgrimage to Sri Pada, Sri Lanka

Huddled together on the uneven steps, our noses cold from the altitude but our bodies warm from the proximity of hundreds of other people, we …

Where to find the best vegan food in Warsaw, Poland

One of my favourite things about travelling is trying new food and eating at different restaurants. After two years of being a vegetarian, I used to …

Winetasting on Waiheke Island, New Zealand

Waiheke Island is a real gem in the Hauraki; it’s a spot that’s becoming increasingly popular on tourists’ itineraries and is loved by locals too. It …