Follow the adventures of Scarlet Jones as she travels.
Travelling the world, attempting to learn Spanish and volunteering in various different projects, Scarlet doesn’t simply travel but she takes the time to interact with people and to discover what makes them tick.
In her blog you can read about the unusual and the different, the funny and the sad. Travelling solo for the most part, the blog documents a journey of personal discovery, adventure and the most fantastic experiences.
Reluctantly leaving the city of Cadiz behind, Debs and I began our journey north on the final leg of our road trip Spain. Cordoba, Cuenca and Teruel were our final destinations and Cordoba was the place that I had been looking forward to the most. Save this post for...read more
I am writing this article for the not-so-cool people who sometimes hang out in hostels. If you've arrived at this post from a note that was left on your bed you can bet your bottom dollar that you have committed at least 3 of the sins below and this is somebody’s way...read more
Seville – a large city with a cosy town feel Exploring Seville on our road trip around the south of Spain, Debs and I were getting more and more relaxed by the minute and this tranquillity continued in this city with a cosy town feel. We lost ourselves wandering...read more
Our entrance into Cadiz was quite spectacular. We drove over the brand new bridge (just 14 months old) with a brilliant blue sky above and the sea sparkling a storybook Mediterranean blue below us. There was hardly any traffic on the road as we parked the car up and...read more
There is so much more than the Alhambra and in this, the third in the series of our road trip around the south of Spain we set out to discover Granada. (click to catch up and read part 1 and part 2) Granada is like any other modern city in the world with all of the...read more
Exploring the south of Spain on a Road Trip - Part 2 Leaving the small seaside town of San Jose behind we set off in Betty the Berlingo to continue exploring the south of Spain - our next stop was the Sierra Nevada and Granada. We were now in the National Park of Cabo...read more
I had been static for far too long since my return from S E Asia so when my friend suggested a road trip around the south of Spain I didn't hesitate - I was in! I decided not to research too much into any of the destinations on the road trip because I wanted to...read more
How would you feel with greater self-esteem? Would you like to believe in yourself and your own abilities again? Would you like the confidence to travel the world or to stand up in the office and make that presentation or to go and see that show in the theatre on your...read more
Let me take you on a photo tour of Hanoi, Vietnam. I spent nearly 3 weeks in the city. It is chaotic and polluted, noisy and huge but at the same time there are pockets of quiet and green, temples and lakes. People charge around like crazy demented ants and then they...read more
Around the world, tragic events occur. As a result, international visitors are often put off visiting those countries – but, a lot of the time, this hesitation is unfounded and it is in fact safe to travel. So, rather than shy away from such places, I want to set the...read more