Soaking up the atmosphere of a city whilst enjoying a taste of its culture in a cafe, bar or restaurant is one of my favourite things to do on a city break. It’s very easy to pound the pavement every waking hour, packing in as many of the sights as possible but never truly feeling … More Travel | Coffee House Culture – Vienna, Austria
The scandi cool aesthetic of Copenhagen’s town centre is juxtaposed elegantly with the neighbouring Freetown Christiania, an autonomous anarchist district of around 1000 residents which embraces freedom, creativity, community and of course the infamous ‘Green Light District’. Coming from the rather uptight South East of England, the idea of exploring a free town like Christiania … More Travel | Christiania – Copenhagen, Denmark
The first thing I do when booking a trip is add the city to the weather app on my phone, and check it constantly. It doesn’t matter if the departure date is months away, I still love to know what the weather is like there so that I can help picture myself in the environment. … More Travel| What to Pack – Winter in Iceland
The word of 2017, or at least the first part, seems to have been ‘hygge‘. Cosy, gentle happiness found in the little delights of life, stemming from Denmark. Therefore, ever the servant to the zeitgeist, I settled on a trip to Copenhagen to ensure I ventured right to the heart of hygge, experiencing it in its … More Travel | The Hunt For Hygge – Copenhagen
There comes a point when sitting in the sunshine, hearing waves crash against the shore with a huge stack of books next to you is the only thing that occupies my mind. I was lucky enough to fly out to Fuerteventura, one of the Canary Islands, this July to experience to beauty of this volcanic … More Travel| Royal Palm Hotel, Fuerteventura
I’ll be honest, I’d never really thought about a city break in France, asides from the standard trip to Paris, nip up the Eiffel Tower, grab a croissant, snapchat yourself with the Mona Lisa and head home. So when Lille was decided to be destination of choice I grabbed one of the few guidebooks I … More Travel: What To Do In Lille?
When I’m planning a quick city break the location of our hotel is always top of my list. If you’re only spending a few days in a city, then being within easy distance of the top attractions is helpful and can help save on travelling time whilst you’re there! However, often the best locations come … More Travel: Where To Stay In Lille?
When in France it seems rude not to try as many French foods and drink as you can, and so during my recent trip to Lille I checked out a variety of restaurants, and their delicious edible offerings! On the first night in the beautiful city, we hopped over the road from the hotel to … More Travel: Food in Lille
The festive season is absolutely my favourite time of year, and I love seeing what London has to offer, particularly when it comes to theatrical events! Whether it’s a play, musical or ballet! This month ELF: The Musical began its previews at The Dominon Theatre, London as the start of its limited 10 week run. … More Theatre: Festive Favourites
London is full of ways to pass the time and spend your money, and one of the biggest expenses for any tourist visiting the English capital is accommodation. So if you’re heading into the city to enjoy the festive delights on offer, why not extend your stay and make the most of London by looking … More London in Winter: Extend Your Stay | sponsored post