Getting weird in Gatlinburg

Getting weird in Gatlinburg

Long time, no blog. Okay, well, a week. That’s kinda a long time for me. It’s cool, this is a lengthy one.  I’ve actually spent the past week recovering from my work trip to the USA, on a Deep South… View Post

Monkey Business: 25Hours Hotel, Berlin

Monkey Business: 25Hours Hotel, Berlin

Looking for somewhere to stay in Berlin that’s a bit quirkier than your standard hotel? On my recent visit, I spent a night in 25hours Bikini Berlin; a stylish, comfortable resting place with a seriously hip vibe. And monkeys… I’d… View Post

A Spa Day at Champneys Henlow

A Spa Day at Champneys Henlow

I really, really suck at relaxing. ‘Shutting off’ and ‘chilling out’ are phrases that rarely pop into my vocabulary. There’s always something to be done, and I sometimes hate myself a little for my insistent urges to be productive. To DO… View Post

Berlin: A Two Day Itinerary

Berlin: A Two Day Itinerary

kay. So. Berlin, basically, is awesome. It’s a place I’ve always wanted to visit, but never got around to – in fact, the long weekend I spent in both Hamburg and Berlin was the first time I’d ever been to… View Post

Shopping & Partying at Hamburg Fischmarkt

Shopping & Partying at Hamburg Fischmarkt

On a Sunday morning in Hamburg, there’s only one place to be. That’s at the Fischmarkt – which translates (quite clearly) in English to fish market. Yes, I’m dedicating an entire blog post to a market that sells fish. Stick with me… View Post

Seven Things to do in Bucharest

Seven Things to do in Bucharest

It all happened pretty quickly, really. When our WhatsApp group discovered some super cheap flights to Bucharest, Romania, credit cards were flying – and a few months later, so were we. It’s the first time I’d been on a proper… View Post

Two Days in Hamburg: Saturday

Two Days in Hamburg: Saturday

Our first of two days in Hamburg had already been a pretty full-on one, taking in street art in Sternschanze, eating in the sunshine and getting spooky with a haunted Hamburg tour. Waking up refreshed after a really good night’s… View Post

Two Days in Hamburg: Friday

Two Days in Hamburg: Friday

Not many things are guaranteed in life. But I know one thing that is. And that’s that during lunchtime in the office on payday, you’ll find me browsing Kayak Explore for cheap flights that I can take advantage of to… View Post