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Travel tips, stories and musings.

Recommendations for Warsaw, Poland

We went to Warsaw for my birthday weekend, motivated by the low costs and the fact that I'd not been to Poland before.

Exploring in your own city – V&A to Somerset House

At this time of year, feet get itchy. Christmas and New Year’s Eve are over, travel companies are pushing travel deals and we’re thinking about where we would like to go in 2019. Meanwhile, in London, it’s starting to feel very cold outside... Continue Reading →

Why you should spend a week in Venice

Why not spend longer in one of Europe's top destinations?

10 Years Living in London – Part Two

After 10 years living in London, I decided to share some tips for places to go and things to do that you might not come across in the guide books. I currently live near Dalston, and have lived in various... Continue Reading →

10 Years Living in London – Part One

It’s been 10 years since I first moved to London for university. Admittedly, I’ve been away for periods of time since, whether home briefly while looking for my first office job, or off travelling. Still, London is my home –... Continue Reading →

How to spend a couple of weeks in the Philippines

I'm in two minds about my trip to the Philippines. On the one hand I had some amazing experiences there - finally getting my PADI being the most significant and happy time - and learnt a lot, while on the... Continue Reading →

A Norwegian Wedding

Despite all the good things I'd heard about Norway and how close it is to the UK, the cost of visiting always made me pick more affordable European destinations. A family wedding, therefore, was the perfect excuse to visit and... Continue Reading →

Top tips for ethical travel

Responsible travel is something I’ve become much more interested in in recent years. The reality for most of us who have the means to travel is that we come from countries with a disproportionate amount of wealth. Many countries popular... Continue Reading →

Kicking Back in Bahrain

My response when I heard my friend was moving to Bahrain was, “Where is that?”. Bahrain is a tiny island that is part of the UAE. It’s a relatively liberal middle-eastern country, but it lacks the wealth and the luxurious... Continue Reading →

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