Tag: adventure

My 2018 Travel Bucket List

My 2018 Travel Bucket List

Since my first trip of the year didn’t quite go as expected I have decided to make myself feel a little bit better about some upcoming trips I want to take this year. Since I took my first Christmas trip abroad (to Madeira – you […]

I’ve Never Even Been To Paris

I’ve Never Even Been To Paris

My car speeds down the country lane, twisting expertly around the sharp bends, and swerving around the dips in the surface I’d travelled over 100 times before. Day in, day out. I flick the windscreen wipers to the next level as they are no longer […]

Madeira Photo Diary: Postcards From Paradise Island

Madeira Photo Diary: Postcards From Paradise Island

Madeira, the little Portuguese Archipelago off the coast of Africa, often flies under people’s radar as they prefer to visit the nearby Canary Islands instead. These people are missing out on something truly special. Madeira is made up of four islands, one of which is […]

Feeling Festive In Funchal

Feeling Festive In Funchal

Funchal, the capital city of Madeira, may be small but it’s Christmas celebrations are anything but! Find out what they’ve got going on this year – and why I feel more festive here than back home

A Spontaneous Day Trip To Manchester

A Spontaneous Day Trip To Manchester

Since I moved to Nottingham I have gotten it into my head that I’ve moved so far north that I might as well be in Yorkshire. This belief is what led me to booking a spontaneous train ticket to Manchester on Saturday. I’ve spent a […]

How To Spend 24 Hours In Edinburgh

How To Spend 24 Hours In Edinburgh

With it’s charming old buildings and quaint cobblestone streets, Edinburgh is the perfect place for a short city break. It has everything you could possibly want in a city; an historic old town, a new town full of high street stores for some retail therapy, […]

Snapshots of Scotland: Edinburgh in August

Snapshots of Scotland: Edinburgh in August

With its tall, imposing historical buildings and beauty on every corner, Edinburgh is the perfect place for a city break, especially during August when the Edinburgh Fringe – the world’s largest arts and culture festival – is in full swing. There’s no doubt that the […]