Why You Shouldn’t Overlook Porto, Lisbon’s Cool Little Sister

Now, hopefully the title doesn't come across as patronising to anyone who has either been to Porto or knows it well. My reasoning for the title is that I feel a common misconception is that Lisbon is *the* place to be, and Porto is just a smaller version that isn't really worth visiting. I won't lie … Continue reading Why You Shouldn’t Overlook Porto, Lisbon’s Cool Little Sister

8 Things Not To Miss in Lisbon, Portugal

I didn't really know what to expect with Lisbon. I'd seen the pictures of beautiful streets and rooftop bars but still wasn't sure of the overall vibe of the city. It's become a very popular destination recently with almost everyone I know going, or planning to go. This is sometimes something I can get a … Continue reading 8 Things Not To Miss in Lisbon, Portugal

How To Spend A Weekend In York

York was somewhere I had dreamed about going for a long time. It’s beautiful, historic and quintessentially English. To be completely honest, I’m not sure how I went this long without going. I’m so glad that I made it to York - it’s a really fun city with an amazing past; it was founded in … Continue reading How To Spend A Weekend In York

48 Hours in Brussels, Belgium

Brussels isn't somewhere I had ever hugely considered, I didn't know that much about it and to this day, I'm not quite sure how we ended up deciding to go there. Nonetheless, I'm glad that we did. It's not a huge city centre - small but perfectly formed, with a lot of history, great biscuits … Continue reading 48 Hours in Brussels, Belgium

5 Reasons to visit Halifax, Nova Scotia

While I was in Toronto this past January, my mum flew out and joined me. It was just before I was due to come back, so we decided to venture outside of Toronto and fly to Nova Scotia, somewhere I had heard a lot about and was desperate to get to before returning to the … Continue reading 5 Reasons to visit Halifax, Nova Scotia

My Favourite Bars in Toronto

I lived in Toronto for a little while, meaning I had the chance to try out a few different bars around the city. Ok, well mostly near me (Queen West). Of course, I am well aware that there are hundreds of bars in Toronto and I only had time to sample a selection of those, … Continue reading My Favourite Bars in Toronto

TOP PLACES TO SEE LONDON FROM ABOVE

If you've been following this blog at all, or even scrolled down the home page, you'll notice that recently I've been focussing a little on seeing London from high up places. There was no particular rhyme or reason for this pattern, other than in my down time before leaving London to go to Toronto for a … Continue reading TOP PLACES TO SEE LONDON FROM ABOVE