Category Archive: Destinations

North Northumberland: Beaches, Castles, & when Terns Attack

The end of one job and the beginning of another is always a good excuse (in my opinion) to take a vacation. I finished my job on a Tuesday, picked up the keys… Continue reading

Paris for a Hockey Game

It is a known fact that all the best ideas happen in bars. This one was no exception. Sitting in a pub in south London with a friend, we saw an add on… Continue reading

Onward to Belfast

When we first booked on to go to Dublin for St. Patrick’s day, we had a conversation about how many extra days could we add on to the trip and where else we… Continue reading

Dublin for St. Patrick’s Day

After the wild ride that was Oktoberfest Fest, how could I not sign on with the same crew to take on St. Patrick’s day in Dublin, Ireland? That’s right, I couldn’t. Since we… Continue reading

Stonehenge & Bath

“In ancient times, hundreds of years before the dawn of history, lived a strange race of people, the Druids. No one knows who they were or what they were doing. But their legacy… Continue reading

Lisbon Love Affair

It was love a first sight. From the moment I stepped out of the underground station and into the Lisbon sun I was hooked. It took my breath away and literally stopped me… Continue reading

Cardiff: Here be Dragons

The day after I got back to London from Oktoberfest I started a new job. Three months later I’m working crazy hours and have moved to a new flat. It was, in short,… Continue reading

Oktoberfest: a Survival Guide

If you think that title is overly dramatic, I promise you it’s not. This was my first ever Oktoberfest, and I’ll freely admit that I wasn’t completely sure what I was getting myself… Continue reading

Oh Look a Castle: Back to Edinburgh and Back to London

It almost goes without saying that our second night on Skye was considerably better than the first. We found ourselves again the next morning having breakfast at Cafe Arriba. Seriously, if you didn’t… Continue reading

Oh Look a Castle: Isle of Skye

Never underestimate the power of a good shower and good coffee to turn your mood around. Sarah had let me sleep as late as I wanted that morning–still not wanting to tangle with… Continue reading

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