Beijing

A Beginner’s Guide to China – Everything You Need to Know For …

When I tell people that China is my favourite country to explore, nobody seems to understand why. Even when I’ve met people when travelling, the general consensus always seems to be, ‘It’s just never been on my list.’ To which…

Cape Town

Three Awesome Brunch Spots in Cape Town

I had high expectations of Cape Town before visiting. A couple of my most well-travelled friends told me that it’s their favourite place in the world, but aside from the obvious tourist traps, I wasn’t entirely sure what to do.…

Paihia

24 Hours on the Bay of Islands, New Zealand

  The day I landed in New Zealand, I wasn’t in a great mood. I was alone in a country I’d never visited before, 11 hours ahead of everyone I know, tired and massively homesick. I had booked a quick…

Hobart

Three Reasons You Should Add Hobart, Tasmania to Your Australian Adventure

When I arrived in Hobart, the capital of the Australian island of Tasmania, I literally had no idea what to do. We had a rough plan for a road trip along the eastern coast after a few days, but as…

Hong Kong

The Markets of Mong Kok, Hong Kong

  Once I’ve finished stifling giggles at the name of this area (yes, that’s my level of humour), a day in Mong Kok is one of my favourite things to do in Hong Kong. The area is known for its shopping,…

Sydney

Three Places to Embrace Your Sweet Tooth in Sydney

  One of my overwhelming impressions of Sydney is how health conscious it is. Maybe it’s because both times I’ve been I’ve stayed in Bondi which, although beautiful, has more places to eat avocado on rye than you can shake…

Hong Kong

The Islands of Hong Kong: a Photo Diary

Having been to Hong Kong in 2014, this time around I wanted to see more of the lesser explored areas that I hadn’t taken advantage of previously. Sadly both times I’ve visited I haven’t had great weather so I haven’t…

Shanghai

A Beautiful Japanese Lunch at Tsuru, Shanghai

The fact that I’ve never been a huge fan of Japanese food, especially sushi, goes down as well with people as when I tell them I don’t like avocado or lemon drizzle cake. I get looks of ‘who even are you?’…

Dublin

How to Spend a Long Weekend in Dublin

I’ve realised recently that there’s a lot of places close to home that I’ve yet to visit. I’ve only been to Italy for a wedding and went to Paris in 2014 after everyone kept seeming horrified that I’d never been.…


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