My Big Day and Le Baron Rouge Paris

My birthday in paris at le baron rouge

This year my birthday was definitely one to remember. After spending a month in Greece island hopping and drinking cocktails on the beach, we realised that I was going to spend my big day (the day we fly from Greece) travelling back to the UK with no real plan. I […]

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Copenhagen on A Budget

Nyhavn Copenhagen

So if you’ve been following my posts, you’ll know that we are on a big 18 months trip.  If not, we’re on an 18 month trip travelling all around Europe & the UK!! We’ll be travelling on a budget so we’re keeping pretty close tabs on the finances. The first […]

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Love, Proposals & Marriage – Part 2

Flower Arranging for the bouquets at my wedding. collectivelyme.net

  I am now engaged & planning the wedding of my, fairly recent, dreams. If you missed the previous post you can read it here. In my last post, I left you in the lull between booking all the big wedding items & everything coming together closer to the day. […]

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Reviewing The Skies | Etihad

etihad review, flying with etihad by collectivelyme.net. All opinions are my own

I promised you a review on Etihad in my post The Tickets Are Booked, so here it is. We have now been on our flights and we were quite impressed. They were probably the easiest and hassle-free flights I’ve been on. I feel like something always seems to go wrong […]

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Travel Insurance Is Key

Why you should fly Etihad & how I had fat ankles for 3 days after!

  Why Is It Key? Travel insurance helps to give you peace of mind & allows you to go off & have adventures & still be protected if something does go wrong. Luckily I personally have never had to make a claim on my insurance, touch wood. But I have […]

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3 Stresses That Didn’t Ruin Our Wedding Day

3 things that almost ruined our wedding & how to keep your head when something goes wrong

I got married recently & it was the most perfect day. But a perfect day doesn’t just happen without anything going wrong first. If you only want to read about our day & all the amazing events that happened to get there then you should read this post. But if […]

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Love, Proposals & Marriage – Part 1

My story of finding Mr Right, the proposal & the marriage.

  I’ve been told by the woman in my life that two of the happiest days in their lives have been their Wedding day & the birth of their child/children. For the first time in my life, I can understand what they meant & how they felt. On May 6th […]

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Booking Cheap Flights

3 awesome tricks to help you get cheaper airfares

Please note that this page contains affiliate links, this means I may earn a commission if you use them. I only recommend links that I use and trust. Do you know how to book cheap flights? Well, we’ve just booked ours and now we’re going on our long awaited adventure. […]

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Believe In Yourself

To achieve your dreams you need to believe in yourself. These are a couple of tips to help you get there

The date is set, the tickets are booked, the planning is underway. I am finally going on my overseas adventure, and I am so so so very excited because I’ll also be sharing it with my husband! Well, he will be my husband by the time we leave. I’ve had […]

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5 Places To Cool Off In Cairns, Tropical North Queensland!

5 Places To Cool Off In Cairns, Tropical North Queensland!

About 2 years ago I got back from living in Tropical North Queensland. I spent the better part of five years living in Cairns and I absolutely loved it. I loved the lifestyle, the social life, diving on the reef, exploring the rainforests, and hunting for the next swimming hole. […]

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