What can you actually see and do in just 2 (and a half) days in a mid-sized European city? Quite a lot actually! I didn’t do very much research before this little trip as I was pretty busy in the weeks prior, so I let the friend I was travelling with do most of that, but aside from one horrendously bad plate of “nachos”, everything panned out pretty well! Read on for some of my favourite sights and attractions plus travel tips. [Read more…]
I suck at baking. Cooking is one of those things where, even when you are following a recipe, to a certain degree you can pretty much make things up as you go along. Coincidentally, this also seems to have been my life philosophy so far… [Read more…]
You know what they say; “New year, new art”. Or perhaps it’s just me who says that? In any case, this next Look Post is a sequel of sorts to my 2016 post. I wish I could say I’m wearing considerately more fancy clothes this time around but nope, I’m still rocking that Primark-thrift shop amalgamation #noshame
Brick Lane in Shoreditch/Bethnal Green is the epicentre of this particularly hipster region and some of the best street art can be found here and in the surrounding streets. Famous for its epic Sunday street market and more curry shops than you can shake a cinnamon stick at, the lane was originally named for the many brick manufactures who set up their businesses along the road. Nowadays you’d be hard-pressed to find bricks being made, but you will find them being painted! [Read more…]
If you missed part one of my little Scottish adventure, you can catch up over here. We set out after breakfast late on Sunday morning in our little red
Corvette rental car with the plan to explore the Highlands throughout the day and eventually arrive in Inverness. After a month in London I actually really missed driving, particularly the bit where you’re shielded from the elements which is rather important in a permanently cold, wet and windy country like Scotland. And I even got to pump petrol for the first time (I’m such a South African)!