Langkawi & Coconuts, Sophie Biggerstaff

Travelling Malaysia, a 2 week Itinerary…

Travelled in: October 2018 A couple of years ago I did a stopover in Kuala Lumpur, I really didn’t like the city and unfortunately it put me off going back to Malaysia. Last year I really just needed to get away, so decided to do some solo travelling. Malaysia kept coming up as a good […]

Treyarnon Bay, Cornwal

My 2018 Round Up…

So somehow, and I am really not sure how, despite me not posting very frequently on theineffabletravels I am still getting around 500 readers a month. I am pretty shocked/chuffed by this number, so thanks for reading! It has definitely given me a bit of much needed motivation to start writing again… I’ve not posted […]

Luxuria Lifestyle

My first blog networking event…

The Event… Last weekend I had the pleasure of attending the #LLLUXBLOGFEST at 3 St James Square in London. I was lucky enough to win tickets to the event by entering a twitter competition. Usually the tickets would cost £50 per person.   The #LLLUXBLOGFEST event was organised by luxury online blog/magazine Luxuria Lifestyle. It was set up as […]

Nusa Ceningan, Bali

My Travel Planning Tips…

Don’t worry guys January is almost over! It’s been cold, it’s been rainy, and quite frankly pretty miserable here in the UK this month. The only thing that has been getting me through is thinking about sunnier times ahead and planning where I want to travel and explore this year. Deciding on a destination is the […]

Ubud, Bali

Travelling Bali – The Mainland…

Travelled in: October 2017 Finding a long haul beach holiday destination for an October break was tricky. I looked in to South East Asia, it was rainy season. I looked in to Mexico, it was rainy season. I looked in to South America, also in rainy season. EVERYWHERE I wanted to go was in rainy […]

Ubud, Bali

My 2017 Travel Highlights…

Anyone else suffering from some serious January blues….? I AM! My first week of January so far has been pretty depressing to be honest, but I am trying to be positive and reflect on what I loved about 2017, and focus on what I want to do in 2018. My last few months of 2017 […]

9 Arch Bridge, Ella, Sri Lanka

How to travel Sri Lanka: Part 2…

Travelled in: July 2016 As promised here is Part 2 of my journey around Sri Lanka last summer, check out Part 1 here! Kandy From the Culture Triangle we moved on to Kandy… We arrived here with a driver which cost around £20 and took around 3.5 hours. We stayed here for 2 nights at […]

Cow Beach

How to travel Sri Lanka: Part 1…

Travelled in: July 2016 So Facebook keeps kindly reminding me that this time last year I was in Sri Lanka. This has made me realise that whilst I have posted my top tips for travelling Sri Lanka, I haven’t actually posted a full account of what I got up to during my time there… Sri […]

Bassano Del Grappa

Living in Italy, the good, the bad and the ugly…

In 2015 I was offered a job as a buyer for a well known denim brand. The job was based in Northern Italy, in a town I had never heard of, about an hour and a bit outside of Venice. I had just come back from travelling and was itching to go away again, so […]

Lasize, Garda Lake

Bellissimo Lago di Garda…

Travelled in: Multiple trips in 2015/2016 Lake Garda or Lago di Garda, (if you want to go by the Italian name), is located in Northern Italy. It is the largest lake in the country, making it a popular holiday destination for not only the Italians, but also the Germans and Austrians who drive across the borders […]