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The Most Popular Posts of 2014

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#1 – 20 Places to see in your 20’s

The most popular post of this year was written in my 20’s about places to see in your 20’s! The top 20 places to visit from around the world include cultural visits like the Great Wall of China through to partying in Las Vegas.

cesky krumlov

#2 – 12 Romantic small towns in Europe

The second most popular post lists the 12 most romantic small towns in Europe. From Cesky Krumlov in Czech Republic through to the winter playground of the rich and famous; St. Moritz.


#3 – 25 Secret Small Towns in Europe

Its hardly any surprise that with the popularity of the most romantic small towns in Europe, readers were delighted to learn there were a handful of extra small towns they should discover in Europe! Find out where they’re hiding in the 25 Secret Small Towns in Europe.

Patagonia Chile

#4 – 15 Best Travel Destinations for 2015

Who’s ready for more adventures in 2015!? The very recent ‘top 15 in 2015’ quickly shot to the top as one of the most popular articles in 2014 and for very good reason! With the close of 2014 we’re all looking forward to a new year of more adventures.


#5 – 10 Reasons to visit Bosnia & Herzegovina

With so many destinations visited in 2014, its hard to pick favourites. But if there could be just one ‘most underrated’ countries in 2014, Bosnia & Herzegovina would be it!

Brooke in Ireland

#6 – 10 Places in Europe you need to visit but haven’t heard about

Ever wanted to get off the beaten path in Europe? This post explores 10 of the best places you should visit in Europe but probably haven’t heard about.


#7 – The Top 10 Things to do in Melbourne

I’m beyond delighted to see an Australian post make the list! If you find yourself in Melbourne, Australia, this is a great point of reference for the bare necessities. From where to find the best coffee through to day trips outside of the city.

arc de triomphe paris

#8 – Hacks to Save Money on Europe Travel

If you’re travelling to Europe on a budget this post will give you an insider’s look at some of the best hacks to saving a bucketload of money for your trip.

New York, I Love You XOXO

#9 – Gossip Girl Locations in NYC

Gossip Girl fans rejoice! This post contains the most popular and accessible Gossip Girl locations to visit when in the city.

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#10 – Why All Women Should Travel Solo

Of course there are many more reasons than just one… this post explores the many reasons all women should travel solo at least once in their life. Both written for information and inspiration, this post aims to encourage more women to travel solo.

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#11 – What Happened when I Stopped thinking I needed a Boyfriend

A fun and lighthearted post that encourages women to go out and explore the world and live life to the fullest – without the need of a +1 !!

It's a jungle out there

#12 – 10 Quotes to Inspire you to Follow your Dreams

A collection of 10 of the most inspiring quotes to inspire you to get out their and follow your dreams – pronto!

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    January 13, 2015 at 9:22 pm

    Will be reading all of these again for some more inspiration.
    Happy New Year and good luck in 2015!

    Dulce Taylor
    January 10, 2015 at 11:17 am

    Congratulations on a great year Brooke! You did well 🙂 Here’s to even better things in 2015!

    Mary Lyndall
    January 4, 2015 at 10:16 am

    These posts are fueling my wanderlust. I just want to hop on a plane to anywhere! Congratulations on a wonderful 2014 and I hope 2015 is just as amazing!

    Nicole Walker
    December 31, 2014 at 12:22 pm

    Such great posts this year, and I can’t believe it will already be 2015 so soon! Have to say one of my favorites was definitely the Gossip Girl NYC locations.

    xoxo Nicole

    December 31, 2014 at 10:12 am

    Been following you for a while now! And can honestly say it was this blog that inspired me to follow my dreams and start my travel journey! Solo and proud! Thanks for a great year of quality posts and pictures!

    Christina -
    December 31, 2014 at 7:02 am

    Congrats with a lovely year! Best wishes for 2015 xxx

    December 31, 2014 at 6:20 am

    Read them all, and (almost) liked them all on Bloglovin!

    • Brooke Saward
      December 31, 2014 at 8:01 am

      Thankyou Yvonne!! 🙂

    December 30, 2014 at 10:47 pm

    Congrats with your great blogyear,Brooke! Nice work 🙂
    You write so good! It’s a wonderful quality!

    Have a nice #newyear

    December 30, 2014 at 5:27 pm

    You are living my life! So inspirational – I love traveling!

    December 30, 2014 at 1:41 pm

    You’ve had such a successful year and I can’t wait to continue following your journey in the new year. Congratulations.

    December 30, 2014 at 10:41 am

    Congratulation Brooke – 2014 was a hugely successful year, and I wish you all the best in 2015
    Love Isabella

    December 30, 2014 at 10:33 am

    I love your blog….

    December 30, 2014 at 6:36 am

    I clicked on each post, and it’s hard to chose a favorite. Happy 2015!

    Nikki Vargas
    December 30, 2014 at 5:25 am

    These are all such great posts and really an inspiration for the type of content that not only inspires readers but engages them. Keep up all the work with WOW! Looking forward to 2015.



    Trang's corner
    December 30, 2014 at 4:15 am

    Such a cool post!
    Love from – a lifestyle, cooking, fashion blog

    December 30, 2014 at 4:07 am

    I love reading your blog, your posts are so great! 🙂 Looking forward to your posts in 2015!

    x Val // Valerie Randomness

    Lillie Mysel
    December 30, 2014 at 3:07 am

    Love this! I wish I could do all of this now! xx

    bell santiago
    December 30, 2014 at 2:49 am

    I personally love all of your posts, but the ones listed were probably my favourite ones, especially number 10! So inspirational ♥♥♥

    December 30, 2014 at 1:49 am


    Characters & Carry-ons

    December 29, 2014 at 11:49 pm

    A very productive year for you ! Congrats :)))

    December 29, 2014 at 10:47 pm

    I would struggle to choose my favourite post. All of tchem had their own message and power. I guess that’s why I’ve kept coming back for more and itching to pack my case! What are the plans for 2015?

    Bianca @itsallbee
    December 29, 2014 at 9:59 pm

    Looks like you had an amazing year. Wishing you more happy explorations in 2015


    December 29, 2014 at 8:42 pm

    You are such an inspiration, my mum and I are obsessed with your blog! Looking forward to following you along next year! 🙂

    December 29, 2014 at 5:25 pm

    Oh, gossip girl locations in NY! I had missed that one, thaaaaaankyou 😀

    Tessa / Bramble & Thorn
    December 29, 2014 at 3:18 pm

    Such excellent posts this year! Thanks for the roundup, it was really interesting reading your top 10 Melbourne experiences since I live here 🙂

    Tessa / Bramble & Thorn

    December 29, 2014 at 1:30 pm

    2014 must be so wonderful for you!
    Not only travel destinations, posts that help me understand your lifestyle, opinions and hobbies get popular. They make us want to follow you.
    Thank you for sharing the great year and I wish you a fantastic new year!

    Classically Elizabeth
    December 29, 2014 at 12:11 pm

    Your posts never fail to make me gasp out of the beauty of your photography and jealousy of your travel habits.

    December 29, 2014 at 11:46 am

    Really great posts, the lot of them! SO much to learn and see.. I still love to follow you on your travels while I continue mine! x

    21 year old backpacker currently in New Zealand

    December 29, 2014 at 11:42 am

    Love this post, and all your other ones too! Great detail, writing, and photography! Thanks for all the insight, best of luck for 2015!

    Ellen Faith
    December 29, 2014 at 11:32 am

    I was reading your website last night because I am looking for more travel inspiration (thinking about taking a year off and travelling like you did), so I’ve actually read the majority of these posts at least twice 😛 Haha.


    December 29, 2014 at 10:20 am

    Great work this year! It’s so interesting to look at the most popular posts, it really gives a good idea about who the readers really are (so much interest in Europe!). I look forward to following you along on your blog in 2014!

    December 29, 2014 at 9:50 am

    Congratulations on an amazing 2014 Brooke! My favourite posts from this list were the ones about small towns in Europe and why all women should travel solo (starting to plan a small solo trip to Europe for next year – all thanks to your inspiration!) Xxx