London

Just Go

If the topic of my three-month solo travel adventure ever crops up (or rather, if you can stop me from talking about it), there’s a few routes that the conversation could go down. There are people who simply have no…

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,…

Hong Kong

Three Ways to Eat Dim Sum in Hong Kong

Dim sum was my first foray into Chinese food, way back when I was still a fussy eater (can you believe I was ever anything but a never-ending stomach?!). It’s bite-sized food filled with all sorts of delicious things; it’s canapés…

Osaka

Seven Things British Transport Could Learn From Japan Rail

When my friends and I were planning our trip to Japan, we knew we wanted to cram in as many places as possible within our two-week itinerary. Bullet trains are synonymous with the Land of the Rising Sun, and it…

Osaka

How to Pack for a Multi-Destination Trip

Packing for a holiday when you know you’ll be staying in the same accommodation for the whole trip is easy-peasy. You can unpack, hide your suitcase under the bed and not see it again until you’re frantically re-packing an hour…

Kobe

Eating Kobe Beef in Japan at Wakkoqu, Kobe

As much as a country may be well known for certain dishes, if you dig a little deeper, you’ll always find regional specialities that locals are super proud of. Here in the UK we have exactly that, from Yorkshire puddings…

Himeji

A Day at Himeji Castle, Japan

Himeji Castle has a lot to answer for. Its iconic structure and shape has been the blueprint for literally hundreds of imitation buildings across Japan and the world. You might not know it by name, but I bet that as…

London

The Fastest City Zip Wire in the World at Zip World London

When I was told there was a birthday surprise in store for me, but that before going, I’d have to sign a waiver, my brain went into meltdown. Waivers mean ‘dangerous’, right? What could I be doing?! I’d been on…

Rila

A Distressing Visit to Rila Monastery, Bulgaria

I’ve started thinking bigger when it comes to city breaks. After a successful trip to Vianden Castle from Luxembourg City, and regretting not making it to Transylvania when in Bucharest, I did my research before going to Sofia and the…


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