Compared to our neighbours on the continent (France and Italy, I’m looking at you in particular), British food sometimes gets a bad rap and doesn’t always get the praise it deserves. French food is renowned for being so sophisticated yet utterly-delicious and Italian food is regarded as real comfort, indulgent (and particularly commercial) food all across … Continue Reading

I need some advice! As part of my holidays anywhere, one of the things I enjoy the most is trying out local food! I’m such a foodie at heart and I genuinely get excited once I know there’s food involved in a trip anywhere. That is of course until I came across the Durian Fruit. … Continue Reading

Disclaimer: This trip to Calico was another impromptu stop on the trip (albeit a rather nice one)! On the drive to Hollywood after 3 days in Las Vegas (which was so much fun but more of that in another post soon), my friends and I figure we might as well break up the journey with a stop … Continue Reading

The Northern Lights probably need no introduction. The images of them are so iconic and they are a natural wonder that are even more amazing to see in real life. Seeing them in person is an experience I cherish so much and would recommend to anyone anywhere to try to do! The day I saw … Continue Reading

Quickie post! Citizen Watches in conjunction with The White List is giving away a free watch and it’s so easy to enter the competition to win them! All you have to do is retweet this tweet (also available below) and you’re in with a chance of owning this watch (worth £219!). Simple right? You best get … Continue Reading

Over the years, when the Facebook travel photo albums start to pop up, I constantly get asked by my friends how I can afford to do as much travelling as I do – my answer “How can you afford not to?!” – JUST KIDDING! 🙂 I typically explain how I got this amazing deal on my travel … Continue Reading

Okay, another exaggeration here (what’s with me and hyperbole today???) but I’m so excited so it is important dammit! Haha! 🙂 A couple of weeks ago, while exploring Singapore, I mentioned going to the Marina Bay Sands which is amazing and chok-a-block of expensive stores, nice restaurants and general tourist distractions. Anyway, one of the … Continue Reading

Challenge! You’re breezing through New York for one night and need to catch a flight to London the very next day! Can you see all the major sights and get a goood feel for New York in the next 24 hours? This is actually a real life scenario we faced a while back and essentially … Continue Reading

1.) Take the Thames Clipper (boat) up River Thames This is way cheaper than the river cruises and a great way to see a lot of sights across the Thames in London. Of course, it doesn’t come with a tour guide talking to you about what you’re seeing but that may not be a bad … Continue Reading