“Think you're escaping and run into yourself. Longest way round is the shortest way home.” ― James Joyce, Ulysses. Let me tell you something - there’s nothing I like more than my own company. Despite spending most of my alone time cursing myself for stupid things I said in social situations five years ago and … Continue reading Seeing Dublin Solo
I was so desperate to escape London this summer. The constantly cloudy suffocating weather, the rain and the giant house spiders that lurk out from under it, the commuters who don’t let you get off the train before they get on, the fact that socialising in the city costs the same as my rent – … Continue reading Aye, it was a Glaswegian Weekend
Madrid in August – some people said it was a deathwish, for August is the time of year where those who can afford to shut up shop, heading straight for the coast for some much welcomed relief from the scalding sun. Not myself and my friend Charissa though – oh no. We were in desperate … Continue reading A Weekend In Madrid
Scotland for dummies... by dummies.
Having gotten a delicious taste of Italy while travelling to Sicily, Venice and Milan together previously, my girl Dian and I decided to set aside five nights to venture to Rome and Tuscany - here's what happened. HELLO THERE: This turned into a long read – if you want to know something particular, please do ask via … Continue reading Rome & Tuscany For Dummies
I've wanted to explore Egypt since I was a teenager; my room was strewn with DIY Ancient Egyptian art and much to the dismay of my parents I had a shisha set-up in my room, forced myself to be into Turkish coffee and had mastered the art of Kushari (that part is impressive, shut up). … Continue reading Moving To Egypt, BRB
My best friend Dian and I decided go abroad for her 21st birthday. With rebellion in mind, we thought Amsterdam would be perfect for some unforgettable times. However, I was pleasantly surprised to discover how rich in culture the city really was. Friday We arrived at Schiphol airport after a smooth 45 minute flight and … Continue reading Amsterdam in a Weekend- My Holiday Diary