2018 TRAVEL HIGHLIGHTS

This year has been a bit of a mad one, what with moving to the other side of the world and all. As well as that, I somehow managed to fit in a bunch of other trips, so these are my highlights.  Video: https://youtu.be/bfJJgxSydP4   New York This was an absolute dream trip with my mum. … Continue reading 2018 TRAVEL HIGHLIGHTS

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DAY 4 | LOIRE VALLEY | WINE TRIP

After drinking all the wine and literally getting the ants out of my pants (check out the last post to understand this suitcase mishap), we left Domain de la Soucherie and continued our wine tour, this time heading to Chateau Bouvet Ladubay, located near Saumur. We got so ridiculously lucky with the weather, considering it … Continue reading DAY 4 | LOIRE VALLEY | WINE TRIP

DAY 2 | PARIS – TOURS | WINE TOUR

Our second day, somehow, was even hotter than the first. We got up nice and early, put our shorts on and headed up to the Sacre Coeur (well, we got the metro most of the way but you get me) before visiting the Pompidou and then jumping on a train to Tours...  MONTMARTRE We got … Continue reading DAY 2 | PARIS – TOURS | WINE TOUR

DAY 1 | PARIS | FRENCH WINE TOUR

A couple of weeks ago, my boyfriend and I spent a weekend in Paris, then got the train out to the Loire Valley for a few days with my parents touring and tasting the wine region. We got really, really lucky with the weather in that it was boiling hot with bright sunshine, out of … Continue reading DAY 1 | PARIS | FRENCH WINE TOUR

MADRID – AMSTERDAM

This post is a little different to the usual, as the trip was undertaken for work. It involved driving from Madrid to Amsterdam, stopping off in various cities in between. I won't give a complete run down of the work trip because that is unlikely to help anyone (plus I didn't really see any of … Continue reading MADRID – AMSTERDAM

2018 IS FINALLY HERE

HAPPY 2018 Y'ALL Congratulations to you all for making it through a terrible, terrible year. I won't bother to try to sum up world events as the news was absolutely inescapable and equally unforgivable last year. Waking up and looking at my phone still panics me slightly. On a similarly sad note, this blog is … Continue reading 2018 IS FINALLY HERE

PARIS IN AUTUMN | WEEKEND WANDERING

Shred the missing posters. Stand down the news. We are still alive and in fact, very well. So well, that we've managed to make a 13 minute video of a 4 day jolly in Paris. The leaves were on the ground. Rain fell from the sky. Cold shrouded us. It was autumn and it was … Continue reading PARIS IN AUTUMN | WEEKEND WANDERING