Three More Manchester Coffee Shops

Way back in May 2016 I wrote about three of my favourite Manchester coffee shops, all of which I continue to haunt on a regular basis. However, since moving to the city centre, I’ve discovered a few new absolute gems…

Getting Excited For Amsterdam

My Christmas present from my Mum this year was a trip to Amsterdam. I absolutely love travelling and I’m currently pretty skint and it was looking like I wouldn’t be able to go away for some time. My Mum bought…

Five Things I Wish I’d Done In New Zealand

I spent the best part of February 2015 in New Zealand, travelling around the North and South islands with a friend from University. We saw so much in the brief time we spent there, including lots of Lord of the…

The Promenade Deck

I was very lucky as a child to have regular holidays that allowed me travel all over Europe. After a pretty disastrous Butlins holiday my Mum booked herself, my brother and I onto a cruise around the Mediterranean in the…

My 2018 Travel Goals

2017 wasn’t a bad year for travel when I actually think about it. I went away twice, to the Dordogne valley in France and to Japan, more if you count trips to Scotland to see family. However, I felt a…

How To Spend A Day In Kobe, Japan

I mentioned in my Top 5 In Osaka post that one of the best things you can do while visiting the city is to get out of it. There are so many smaller cities and towns within an hour’s train…

15 Favourite Photos From Japan

I took over two thousand photos while I was in Japan, of varying quality, but there are a few that I absolutely love. Dare I say it, there’s even one in here I’m quite proud of. I had a fantastic time…

Top 5 Things To Do in Kyoto

Kyoto isn’t like anywhere else I’ve been, and I don’t know if I’ll go anywhere like it again. Religion is a funny thing; I’ve seen many of the magnificent cathedrals and churches of Europe, either austere and stern or ostentatious…

Moments of Joy | An Evening In Wellington, NZ

Lately, I’ve been thinking about happiness. What makes me happy and when I’ve been happiest in the past. My life has been pretty up and down, but there are a few memories that have stuck in my mind as glorious…

Seven Things I Wish I Knew Before Going to Japan

After spending just 10 days in Japan I learnt more than I did in all of my guide book and blog research. A few of the things I learnt were incidental, but others would have been seriously handy to know…

Top 5 Things To Do in Osaka

I spent a grand total of a week in Osaka, but I managed to pack a lot in. As a city, Osaka is vibrant and buzzing, with the wildly contrasting districts of Minami and Kita standing out from the crowd.…


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