travels

København a great time: 48 Hours in Copenhagen

København a great time: 48 Hours in Copenhagen

Copenhagen, the capital of Denmark – fun, beautiful, cool and quirky. With a population of just over 2 million inhabitants, it’s grown from being a Viking fishing village to become a regional centre of power with institutions, top restaurants, galleries and a gorgeous waterfront. Copenhagen […]

When there’s nothing left Toulouse: A Two Day Itinerary

When there’s nothing left Toulouse: A Two Day Itinerary

The cheapest (one-way) flight I’ve taken to date was to Toulouse, France. End of summer and just a tenner on Ryanair! How lucky is that? I ended up tacking on nearby Barcelona to make that a double adventure. And as well, we did a day […]

Master of Coin: Tips for Being Frugal in London

Master of Coin: Tips for Being Frugal in London

A friend of me asked this week: “how much does it cost to be a Londoner”? I thought to myself, sure it’s plenty, London is one of the most expensive cities in the world. However, it’s not as much as it used to be. London […]

A Merry Migrateful Christmas: Cooking Class

A Merry Migrateful Christmas: Cooking Class

Before we headed off for the Christmas break, the philanthropic arm of my company teamed up with one of its partner agencies, Migrateful, for a round of cooking classes. This was such fantastic fun for those involved. Not only did we enrich our palates to […]

Louvre at first sight: things I wish I knew for Paris

Louvre at first sight: things I wish I knew for Paris

Being well settled into the new London winter has me thinking about all my travels this year. Eighteen countries this year! That’s insane. Who would have known I would have gone to so many places. And one of those very special places is Paris. So […]

Konnichi-What?: 5 Tips for Travelling Japan

Konnichi-What?: 5 Tips for Travelling Japan

The biggest vacation of 2017 for me (other than the whole move to London thing) was a week and a bit away in Japan! And what a wild ride it was. Japan’s the kind of place where some inside information really helps when you’re traversing […]

London Food Map: Restaurants You Need To Check Out

London Food Map: Restaurants You Need To Check Out

For a while I’ve been collating all the restaurant recommendations I get from people so I have a ‘hit list’ of quality places in London I can check out. I was doing all sorts of spreadsheets, then realised something with a geographical aspect would be […]

Kölnheads: Ten Highlights of Cologne, Germany

Kölnheads: Ten Highlights of Cologne, Germany

That smells good. The scent of adventure that is. Cologne is the fourth most populated city in Germany and it’s the third German city that I’ve made it to. Also, Cologne is the biggest German city that I’ve been to. That was something that struck […]

The Inn Crowd: Five Tips For Staying in Hostels

The Inn Crowd: Five Tips For Staying in Hostels

2017 is the first year I’ve proper stayed in hostels. I had always been residing in hotels if I was travelling, but the lure of a low price tag has me never looking back. The quality of hostels and more importantly, their occupants, can vary […]