With Eurostar offering return trips to Brussels for under £60 it would be rude not to visit. So we decided on a pre-Christmas long weekend. We stayed in Brussels but Bruges was gorgeous and I think there’s more to see! We took the train to Bruges, which takes just over an hour from Brussels Central … More Bruges in a Day (from Brussels)
Two weeks exploring Northern Vietnam Vietnam has been somewhere I’ve wanted to visit for a long time and I had always heard nothing but great things. So when I finally had the opportunity I wanted to make the most of it. With a full time job it’s hard to find enough time for long-haul trips. … More Vietnam
Three food ‘musts’ when in Rome Pizza, of course! While Naples is the home of pizza, no trip to Italy would be complete without it. We got lucky and discovered that our Airbnb host actually ran a restaurant right next door which did fantastic food. When we stopped by to pick up our keys we … More When in Rome
Going it alone Last year I took my first every solo trip. I went to Valencia for a long weekend all myself and I loved every minute of it, but why was the build up to the trip so daunting? The funny thing is, before I went away I was nervous to travel alone yet … More Solo Travelling
Strangely enough, I often found it cheaper to eat out rather than doing my own food shop while living in Vancouver. Groceries can be pretty expensive (don’t get me started on cheese prices) so here are a few recommendations for cheap and, most importantly, tasty eats in Vancouver. The Dime Granville With a $5.95 menu … More Cheap Eats in Vancouver
Perfect anytime of the year The Lighthouse Park is a beautiful set of trails located in West Vancouver. From downtown Vancouver you take the Sea to Sky Highway, or Highway 99, which provides beautiful views of mainland Vancouver across the water. The park is full of hiking trails (all well-groomed) that lead you into lush … More The Lighthouse Park
Tips for your first few days in Vancouver The first few days in a new city can be daunting. While there are a ton of exciting things you’ll want to do and see, you also have to think about all the boring, sensible things. Here is my list of all the important things I could … More New to Vancouver?
During my time in Vancouver I had my own ‘Vancouver Bucket List’ full of mainly outdoor activities. On the list was Widgeon Falls, a hike that is accessed via water trail only – seems like a good idea for someone who isn’t particularly keen on water. As challenging as the canoe part is, it was … More Can-do Canoeing