Budget Berlin – free things to do in the German capital

With plenty of budget airlines flying to Berlin, the German capital is an ideal cheap getaway. But what's the point in saving pennies on the flight and bunking down in a hostel if you have to spend a fortune on things to do while you're there? Save your money for currywurst and check out these … Continue reading Budget Berlin – free things to do in the German capital

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15 things you learn working on a summer camp in Canada

I spent this summer working on a camp for children in Ontario. They learned so much about friendship, adventure, and pushing themselves to the limit. Here's what I learned: It is perfectly acceptable not to shower every day. You went in the lake? That counts. It rained? That counts. You fell over 14 times trying … Continue reading 15 things you learn working on a summer camp in Canada

Hello, my name’s Polly and I’m awful at travelling

Confession time: I’m a terrible traveller. Really. I get homesick, I forget everything I’ve learnt by the time my suitcase is unpacked and I make a beeline for McDonalds wherever possible (sidenote: the Teriyaki McBurger in Japan is amazing). I’m also quite prone to travel-related disasters.  Late last year, I spent a week in Macedonia and … Continue reading Hello, my name’s Polly and I’m awful at travelling