Cocktails at the Shangri La, Sydney

  Sydney has one of the most recognised skylines in the world; the curves of the Opera House and Harbour Bridge are the most well known tourist attractions in the city, if not the country. I was lucky enough to…

Sydney Mardi Gras

Conveniently for me aka the world’s biggest fan of RuPaul’s Drag Race, the southern hemisphere’s biggest LGBT parade was held while I was in Sydney. Full of colour, dancing, countless innuendos and a LOT of bare skin, Mardi Gras is…

Hong Kong

My First Trip to Hong Kong: a Summary

As I’m sure you’re all very aware, I’ve spent three wonderful weeks in Australia and I knew that the thought of heading straight back to London would be too much to bear. To save myself from an uncomfortable bump back…

Sydney

Australian Adventure: Sydney & Melbourne, Week 3

Week 3 saw the beginning of my actual holiday. No more office hours needed, so I planned to cram lot of stuff into my last few remaining days in Oz. Initially I’d hoped to go to the Gold Coast to…

Sydney

Australian Adventure: Sydney, Week 2

My second week in Sydney was even more jam packed than the first.The weather improved and I got to experience some classic tourist situations as well as some hidden local gems. As with my last post, this is purely a…

Sydney

Australian Adventure: Sydney, Week 1

I’ve seen and done so much in my short time in Sydney already, and there are some things that I’ve done that I want to dedicate more detailed blog posts to when I have time to write. However, for now,…

Go It Alone

Source The recent death of Philip Seymour Hoffman commanded the attention of film lovers the world over. For me, it reminded me of the first time I ever went to the cinema by myself. I was desperate to see Capote,…

York

Revisiting York

It’s been two years since I graduated from the University of York with a 2:1 in English Language and Linguistics. I cannot believe that it’s been five whole years since I first moved all the way up north and started…

Mayrhofen

Snowbombing Festival 2013

  I recently got invited to attend Snowbombing Festival in Austria, and despite never having skied before I was really excited to go along. The festival is held in the tiny town of Mayrhofen, and people spend the days skiing and boarding…