Antwerp & Groezrock Festival

Antwerp & Groezrock Festival

So. I’m interrupting my stream of travel posts from the USA to talk about somewhere a little closer to home. At the end of April, I jumped aboard trusty Megabus at 9.30 on a Wednesday night, and found myself in… View Post

I Left My Heart In Barcelona

I Left My Heart In Barcelona

I first went *properly* abroad at the age of sixteen, on a college-organised trip to New York. Before that, I’d only done the classic school-trip-to-France where we were banned from listening to Mr. Hanky The Christmas Poo on the journey… View Post

Christmas Shopping In Bruges

Christmas Shopping In Bruges

On the coach back from our Amsterdam trip, the driver popped In Bruges on the DVD player to get us in the mood for our afternoon stopoff in the town often referred to as ‘The Venice of the North’. And Bruges… View Post

Living Heritage at Zaanse Schans

Living Heritage at Zaanse Schans

I love me a good city break. So when we decided to visit Amsterdam, there was plenty of excitement. NIGHTLIFE! PRETTY CANALS! LOTS OF FOOD! Definitely plenty to get excited about. However, I totally wasn’t expecting my highlight from the… View Post

A Whirlwind Weekend In Amsterdam

A Whirlwind Weekend In Amsterdam

SUPER BUMPER POST INCOMING. At the end of November, Conor and I boarded a coach and headed out to Amsterdam, for a whirlwind weekend taking in the city (with a trip to Bruges thrown in on the way back for… View Post

Dublin: Star Wars, Whiskey & FroYo

Dublin: Star Wars, Whiskey & FroYo

We actually spent most of day three away from the city in our weekend exploring Dublin, in the beautiful Irish countryside visiting Conor’s family. It was a totally refreshing time having a little break from our usual busy city lives,… View Post