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The Best of Barcelona

Having recently taken the difficult decision to not return to Barcelona for the rest of my Year Abroad, I have decided to write this post as a somewhat ode to this magnificent city. Sandwiched between the towering mountains and sparkling sea, Barcelona is one of those places that just has it all. Effortlessly combining seaside […]

10 Things to Do and See in Lyon

As France’s third-largest city, Lyon offers a wealth of enticing experiences. Full of marvellous museums, world-renowned restaurants and a thriving nightlife, there is always something new to find amongst the city’s winding streets. Get the quintessential Lyon experience with these top 10 things to do and see in this fantastic city: 1. Fourvière Basilica The […]

Travel the World from your sofa

Lockdown boredom is well and truly here to stay. The initial excitement of banana bread and home decorating has been extinguished and the will power to keep going is ever so slightly dwindling. For me, the urge to travel keeps growing ever stronger and is fuelled by the sheer amount of travel-related TV series I […]

5 European Cities I want to visit!

Europe has so many incredible cities, it’s hard to think of where to go next! Here are my Top 5 European cities that are on my bucket list: 1. Stockholm Scandinavia has a certain allure that cannot be matched by any other place in Europe. Dubbed a ‘beauty on water’ by its locals, the dynamic […]

Rocamadour: a hidden gem

Deep in the French countryside lies the medieval town of Rocamadour. Nestled in the Lot region of France, the town is a true balancing act. It is quite literally built into the rock and appears to be clinging on to the cliff’s edge. A tiny town with a world-wide reputation, Rocamadour is a true hidden […]

The Atacama Desert: a 4-day itinerary

Deserts have long been backdrops for spiritual, historical, and mythical events. Something about their vastness simultaneously lends them to feelings of abandonment and abundance. The desert landscape is a powerful one; to be observed and appreciated in all of Nature’s glory. When I had the incredible opportunity to travel around Chile, I managed to spend […]

A Glimpse into Marvellous Monaco

Multi-million-dollar yachts, the Monte-Carlo Casino, and the glistening Mediterranean Sea. Nestled along just 3.83 kilometres of the French Riviera, the Principality of Monaco offers the true definition of glitz, glamour and gambling. Just a short 30-minute journey from Nice, Monaco is easily accessed from many points along the Côte d’Azur. Whether you travel by train, […]

Valparaiso: unveilling vibrance

Whilst travelling around Chile, I had the opportunity to spend some time in Valparaiso: a major seaport on the coast of the country, in the 5th region of Chile. Although its neighbouring city, Viña del Mar,is modern and developed, Valparaíso seems to have been stuck in a time machine. It is one of the poorest areas […]

Reasons I love Salamanca – and why you will too!

If you take a trip and venture just 2 hours west of Madrid, you’ll stumble upon the historic city of Salamanca. Having visited this city twice for Spanish Language Courses, I can confidently say it is one of the prettier cities in my repertoire. Here are some reasons to travel there and why I love […]

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