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What to do at Bantham Beach, Devon

15/07/2019

Where is it? Bantham is located in the region of South Devon, England. Why should I visit? Bantham is the ideal spot for a beachy, jam packed holiday – with watersports, wild swimming, food trucks, country pubs, coastal walks and islands – it’s got it all. The village is tiny – it is pretty much a road down to the beach. It is built on…

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Why You Should Visit Lepe Beach, Hampshire

03/06/2019

So, where is Lepe Beach? I’d never heard of it before and I’m doubtful that you have either. If you are familiar with the New Forest in Hampshire; Lepe Beach is part of that national park – yup, I had no idea the New Forest was coastal – but it is! If this is all making no sense to you, the beach is just a…

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How to Spend a Day in Portsmouth

24/05/2019

Having friends in different unis all over the country is a great excuse to travel new places that you may not have ever thought about. I’d never even considered going to Portsmouth – I don’t even think I’d ever acknowledged its existence before my friend went to uni there, but it was a great spot with a load of things to see and do –…

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The Most Instagrammable places in London

05/04/2019

A guide to the most instagrammable spots in London. From Notting Hill to Chelsea to Mayfair, this is the best guide to getting the best instagram...…

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Top 5 Awesome Things to do in Noosa

03/03/2019

Noosa is defo up there with one of the most beautiful places I have visited. Everything about it is perfect, clear blue sea, great surf, insane wildlife and national park walks…the list could go on and on. I had never heard of Noosa before travelling to Australia. For those of you who haven’t either – Noosa reminded me of a mix of both Manly and…

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Winchester, England: Fun Things to See and Do

26/02/2019

The sun decided to show it’s face last weekend, reaching temperatures of 16 degrees – in England – in February (this is unheard of). To make the most of the shock weather, myself and my friend Helena took a day trip from Southampton to the lovely Winchester. Located about 20 mins outside of Southampton, Winchester is known for its medieval past which means…pretty, grand, huge, old-fashioned…

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Sydney: 15 Awesome Free Things to do

20/02/2019

No wonder everyone mistakes Sydney as the capital of Australia, it’s a gigantic bustling city home to all of the countries most notable landmarks. It is known as being one of the most expensive cities in the world- sitting up there with London and New York – so, nooottt so ideal for backpackers and those of us travelling on a tight budget…WRONG, it is more…

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Backpacking Essentials and What I Learnt

18/02/2019

  I called myself a ‘backpacker’ for 6 months whilst travelling the East Coast of Australia back in 2016. Everything I needed, all of the essentials, for half a year, in one backpack…and here’s how. To start, I will say one thing – keep this in mind at all times – you DO NOT NEED TO PACK AS MUCH AS YOU THINK! You won’t need…

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💖V-day Special: How to Visit Paris on a Budget💖

14/02/2019

  I thought I’d hop on the bandwagon and do a Valentine’s inspired post. I feel like year upon year people are becoming progressively less and less bothered about this day of loooovee. But, it doesn’t have to be all about loved up couples, bunches of generic red roses and tacky teddy bears it should be about spending time and expressing your appreciation to those…

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20 Free Things to do in Melbourne

06/02/2019

  Melbourne is up there with one of the coolest places I’ve ever been. I found it to be quite small for a city as in, all of the sites and go to places were in walking distance of each other. By the time we reached Melbourne (the last leg of our 5 months of travelling), I was broke – and I mean BROKE –…

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My name is Holly, I am 21 and based in Bristol, UK.

Travelling doesn’t have to break the bank, you can travel and experience the world even if you are on a tight budget.

So, welcome to the Channel Sunshine. I am so glad that you have landed here somehow! I hope I inspire you to go and book that trip you’ve been promising yourself…

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