How to successfully pull off day trips abroad — escaping England for a day

How to successfully pull off day trips abroad — escaping England for a day

There are predominantly two types of of holiday makers: the two weeker cruise/trip-to-beach-resort for food, cocktails and chill but tend to only do this once a year, or the cram-in-as-many-countries-as-humanly-possible-checklist type people. I'm definitely the latter. It leaves me exhausted and I've had multiple friends tell me I'm silly for going on holiday and then [...]

My hyggelig experience of one of the happiest cities on Earth — visiting Copenhagen

My hyggelig experience of one of the happiest cities on Earth — visiting Copenhagen

"Hygge (pronounced hue-guh not hoo-gah) is a Danish word used when acknowledging a feeling or moment, whether alone or with friends, at home or out, ordinary or extraordinary as cosy, charming or special." - from hyggehouse.com Prior to visiting Denmark for the first time, I revelled in The Little Book of Hygge by Weik Wiking. This man claims [...]

A little Brit in cattle drive America — my first ever taste of the US of A

A little Brit in cattle drive America — my first ever taste of the US of A

As we travelled down I-70 in a rented Dodge Challenger, I had to wonder how many foreigners like myself have driven the entirety of this road through Kansas. Towns passed us by — Salina, Russell, Homer, Oakley. Each place smaller than the last and getting smaller. I felt as though I was heading into the [...]

5 ridiculously good places to get coffee in Western Europe

5 ridiculously good places to get coffee in Western Europe

Sharing with you my love for travel with the added bonus of where to find a topnotch coffee experience. Elephant House, Edinburgh Starting with my most recent trip, I'm delighted to add this charming coffee shop to my top 5. I discovered this place, as I'm sure most tourists have done, after reading list after [...]