• how to spend 24 hours in paris
    Layovers Paris

    HOW TO SPEND 24 HOURS IN PARIS

    There’s an awful lot you can pack into the short span of 24 hours. So even if you’re only planning a layover in the city of love, then don’t feel like you have to…

    5th June 2017
  • Hotel de Sens Paris France
    Obscure Paris Paris

    MY SECRET PARIS: HÔTEL DE SENS

    Whether you’re looking for a spot to escape busy city life, or merely trying to find a quiet space to read, there are always tranquil escapes around the city just waiting to be found.…

    5th June 2017
  • craigmillar castle day trip from edinburgh
    Scotland

    5 DAY TRIPS FROM EDINBURGH YOU MUST TAKE

    Sure, Edinburgh is pretty… But no trip to Scotland would be complete without at least a little venture out into the countryside. After all, the country is known for its lush green fields, rolling…

    3rd June 2017
  • cramond island day trip from Edinburgh, Scotland
    Scotland

    CRAMOND ISLAND DAY TRIP FROM EDINBURGH

    If you’re looking to spend a little bit of time by the sea, then Cramond Island makes the perfect day trip from the city of Edinburgh in Scotland… Much of my stay in Edinburgh…

    2nd June 2017
  • huccaby church saint raphael hexworthy devon england
    Devon England

    HUCCABY CHURCH & A PLACE FOR LEARNING

    Wander down a little narrow lane in the very heart of Dartmoor, and you’ll stumble across a church with an unusual function. Surrounded by woodlands and little else, the Huccaby Church of Saint Raphael is not…

    20th May 2017
  • Ordering Coffee in Paris, France: Tips, Tricks and Advice for how to order an expresso or other type of coffee in the french capital. Also include French coffee vocabulary
    Like a Local Paris

    THE ART OF ORDERING A COFFEE IN PARIS

    There is nothing more cliché- nor perhaps more enjoyable– than sitting at a café en terrace and sipping on an espresso. Perhaps flicking through a well-thumbed novel, or perusing the local paper, all the…

    15th May 2017
  • A guide on 10 things to see and do in Düsseldorf, Germany
    Germany TOP 10

    MUST SEE DÜSSELDORF: THE BUCKETLIST

    Old meets new, and trendy meets quirky in the Western German city of Düsseldorf. Food, culture, and history: it turns out that Düsseldorf may well have it all! Here’s a quick guide to must…

    14th May 2017
  • place des vosges paris guide france
    Paris

    PLACE DES VOSGES

    Nestled in the very heart of le Marais, close to the Seine and surrounded by cute boutiques, Place des Vosges is one of those ‘must-see‘ Paris attractions. With its wide open central space and…

    11th May 2017
  • how to pick a good blog name
    Blogging

    WHAT’S IN A [BLOG] NAME?

    When it comes to picking a blog name, there’s a lot of advice out there. Type ‘how to pick a good blog name’ into Google, and chances are the results will read a little…

    8th May 2017
  • Louveciennes: A Guide to a Charming French Village Not far from Paris, France
    France

    LOUVECIENNES: AN UNEXPECTED ROAD TRIP

    “Stop the car!” I cried, “We absolutely have to see more of this town.” Drive through the French countryside with me, and you’ll notice a recurring theme. I insist on stopping everytime I spot something that might be…

    7th May 2017
  • Visiting the Mews of London, England: Kynance Mews
    London

    MEANDERING THE MEWS OF LONDON: KYNANCE MEWS

    Throughout London, there’s a smattering of lanes, alleys and cobbled side streets known collectively as ‘the mews’ of London. Predominantly populating the area surrounding Hyde Park and South Kensington, these small pockets of tranquility…

    5th May 2017