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Slovenia In 36 Hours: Part 1 Ljubljana

Slovenia In 36 Hours: Part 1 Ljubljana

One of my favourite weekends away was to a place I knew very little about: Slovenia! I also put very little thought into planning which was not such a good idea. Here’s my diary of how I made the most of my 36 hours in […]

Lenôtre, Cannes

Lenôtre, Cannes

It’s been a little while since I’ve posted about anything food-related (blame travel for that), but let me spend a sweet little moment to reminisce about the sugary delicacies of French chain Lenôtre.

Tokyo Diner, Chinatown, London

Tokyo Diner, Chinatown, London

It’s a bit of a shame that I discovered Chinatown’s Tokyo Diner so late. It’s humble, minimalistic style reeks of authenticity. I’d love to try more of what they have to offer. And to it’s credit, it carries all the successful hallmarks of an actual Tokyo Diner.

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Soft Swerve Ice Cream, New York

Soft Swerve Ice Cream, New York

The purple Ube-flavoure ice-cream from Soft Swerve was absolutely magical. Purple yam might not sound the most enticing flavour on paper. However, once you’ve taken a lick of these artfully decorated cones, you’ll be convinced.

Flix Those Muscles: A Review of Flixbus

Flix Those Muscles: A Review of Flixbus

I’ve taken my last Flixbus, at least for a while! So that makes it an opportune time to recap my adventures with them on the road. What started out as an ambitious strategy to get around Europe at low cost with savings on accommodation ended […]

Harvey’s, Liberty Village, Toronto

Harvey’s, Liberty Village, Toronto

Now here’s a fast food concept I’d love to see more often. Harvey’s in Canada does fully customisable burgers with a solid range of desserts, sides, vegetarian options and great prices. I ended up visiting the Liberty Village Harvey’s a few times during my time in Toronto.

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In Defence of McDonalds Whilst Traveling

In Defence of McDonalds Whilst Traveling

Those golden arches. I’ve seen them before. I can’t help myself as I levitate under them. It’s happened again. More recently I’ve noticed the alarming recurrence of visiting another McDonalds on my travels. But upon more reflection, I’m entirely comfortable with this, and here’s why.

First Impressions of Kiev

First Impressions of Kiev

I’m now halfway through my time in Kiev, Ukraine and it’s definitely left quite an impression. For a destination that I defined as being scary and intrepid, I’ve felt safe, comfortable and pleased during my time. So before everything wraps up, here what I’ve found […]

Ukraine Tourist Visa for New Zealanders and Australians

Ukraine Tourist Visa for New Zealanders and Australians

I’m writing this post from Kiev, where I managed to slip in a week before my journey home. Ukraine was a country that seemed mystical, and a bit more faraway than the rest of Europe. It’s one of the few European countries you need to get a separate visa for (if you’re a New Zealander or an Australian). Here’s my experience of the whole Ukraine tourist visa on arrival process.

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