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Hiking in Snowdonia National Park

Have you ever heard the sound of ice falling from a mountain? As we were hiking through the ice-sculpted Cwm Idwal in Snowdonia National Park, there was a deafening noise above us. Ice was falling directly above our heads. We…


Reasons to Visit Alsace in the Springtime

In April, the dreary skies and short days make way for spring with new flowers budding and pops of colour appearing all around. Basically, it means you can leave the house without layering, layering layering (picture Joey from Friends). Springtime…


A Month in Sri Lanka 

In July and August I spent just over a month in Sri Lanka. I volunteered with wild elephants, sipped cocktails on paradise-like beaches, took the most scenic train journey in the world and hiked till my feet bled (okay, it…


My Travels in 2017

From spending Valentine’s Day in New York, to our annual mother-daughter trip, to a holiday with one of my best friends, to spending 5 weeks in what I now consider my favourite country, it’s safe to say that 2017 has been…


A Weekend in Margate

Last week my partner, Mike, surprised me with a weekend away to Margate to celebrate three years of being together. I usually spend months researching ideas for each trip I go on, so it was a welcoming change when I…


Zalipie: A Painted Village in Poland

If you close your eyes, imagine a storybook village and you may well picture Zalipie. Filled with delicately painted houses, I’d never been anywhere like it. Everywhere, from the walls to the wells, seemed to painted with ‘flowers of the…