Okay, this one is several months late but I guess most of the stuff in it is still relevant (sans perhaps the Christmas market stuff)… 😁 As you already know, we were in Hamburg in December with Eurowings to check out the Christmas markets and it was everything I wanted and more out of German Christmas … Continue Reading

3 years ago, to this day exactly, in my college room back at Cambridge University I found myself with a free day. This almost never happened! See, you know the way you see photos of students at Uni fooling around and kicking it in the pub on a Saturday? That wasn’t our lot on my course. … Continue Reading

Tokyo is one incredible metropolis that’s got everything from historic temples, beautiful shrines, delicious food and whole mountains of all things kawaii! It’s one of those cities that you’re almost guaranteed to fall in love with. It’s not until you’ve been to Tokyo that you can comprehend how vast the city is. It’s huge! I’m used … Continue Reading

…you know, just in case you needed even more reasons to! Our first visit to Vietnam was one that had us longing to return and from speaking to everyone else who’s ever been, this is one country that’s worth taking that extra bit of time to slowly travel through and explore properly. Thing is, nice … Continue Reading

I was speaking to a friend the other day about her travels. See, she had just come back from an amazing tropical island – one that pretty much everyone and anyone would absolutely love to visit. ☀️🏖 She regaled me with tales of her amazing adventures and partway through, paused to caveat one of them with … Continue Reading

As you already know, the first time we went to Sri Lanka, we were all about the temples and ruins. There were so many amazing UNESCO World Heritage sites across the country that it would be borderline-crazy not to! 🙂 Leaving that first trip, I think it’s fair to say we ended up with temple-fatigue … Continue Reading

Amongst other places of course…. If there ever was a place in Tokyo that looks and feels exactly like everything the movies, on TV or in photos, it’s definitely Akihabara  (also known as ‘Electric Town‘). We decided to start off our day though at Sensō-ji – one of the most important temples in Tokyo, with … Continue Reading

New day = new and exciting parts of Tokyo just waiting to be explored! On our 2nd day here, we decided to head over to the Harajuku for all things kitsch and kawaii (*i.e. cute) but before that, a bit of local culture and history and a search for that famed Japanese cherry blossom 🌸🌸🌸 … Continue Reading

Swiftly following on from my photo diary on Tokyo, here’s what we got up to on our first day in Tokyo. Now that I think about it, considering how we’d spent half of the day travelling and settling into the city, we only had half of the day left to explore the city and we certainly … Continue Reading