London

The Beginner’s Guide of Where to Eat in Kings Cross, London

Previously just a dingy area of London to catch a train, I never thought I’d write about where to eat in Kings Cross – but over the last couple of years, the variety of options have made it one of…

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Lake Kawaguchiko

How to Spend 24 Hours in Lake Kawaguchiko – the Gateway to Mount Fuji, …

Mid-way between Osaka and Tokyo was the best stop of my Japanese adventure: a day in the Fuji Five Lakes area of Kawaguchiko in order to spot the iconic Mount Fuji. There were a few truly iconic sites that I…

Ostend

How to Spend a Day in Ostend – Belgium’s Largest Coastal Town

You’ve been drawn in by the amazing street art, but now you need to know what to do in Ostend beyond discovering amazing murals. Just 15 minutes on the train from Bruges, Ostend is dwarfed in notoriety by its famous…

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Milan

How to Spend a Weekend in Milan, Italy

Wondering what to do in Milan when you have no interest in high fashion, football or art? I found researching what to do in Milan super stressful. I’m more Primark over Prada, 100% very much NOT interested in football (or…

A Self-Guided Cycling Tour of the Marlborough Wine Region, New Zealand

After swearing off white wine for life, thanks to indulging heavily in cheap, vinegar-y plonk as a student, it took me a few years to take some tentative sips of the stuff again. Even now, I’m still wary, but I…

Glasgow

How to Spend 24 Hours in Glasgow, Scotland

It’s fair to say that Glasgow has a bit of a ‘reputation’. What isn’t fair is the connotations that reputation often brings up. Scotland’s second city completely stole my heart on a recent visit, surprising me with its artsy vibe,…

Reykjavik

How to Spend 24 Hours in Reykjavik, Iceland

Something to be aware of immediately when planning a quick long weekend in Iceland, is the amount of sunlight you’ll be getting. If you’re travelling in winter to increase your chance of seeing the Northern Lights, you need to keep…

Osaka

How to Spend 24 Hours in Osaka, Japan

Before heading to Japan, I was told by everyone who’d been before me that Osaka was their least favourite city, but within moments of being there myself, I knew I’d disagree with them all. OK, it’s not the huge bustling,…

Bath

How to Spend a Day in Bath, Somerset

Let me just start by saying that the way to spend a day in Bath is by booking the correct train tickets, so that you don’t have to depart London at 6am like I did. On the plus side, it…