Boston · City guide · USA

5 Things I loved about Boston

Boston had been on my list for ages but, despite numerous trips over the pond, it kept getting sidelined. Boston is a fabulous city; you should go. Timing, convenience and budget were all factors that stopped me visiting, so when I realised that IcelandAir offered cheap flights to Boston, via Reykjavik, the stars aligned and I booked flights.… Continue reading 5 Things I loved about Boston

California · USA

Salvation, isolation and hot, hot, heat: Palm Springs to Salvation Mountain

I’m that person who has never seen the film. I’m not sure how I manage to miss out consistently on culturally relevant cinematic moments, but the majority of them pass me by. One such offering is Into the Wild; a film that reached cult status after its release in 2007. Nevertheless, I was convinced to… Continue reading Salvation, isolation and hot, hot, heat: Palm Springs to Salvation Mountain

City guide · Food · London · Travel Blog

Hawker House Street Feast – London

While street food has always been popular in London, its quite rare to find lots of different offerings in the same place. The team at Street Feast have done an awesome job of remedying this with their collection of rotating street food favourites at several London locations (including Dalston, Shoreditch & Lewisham). Last night we… Continue reading Hawker House Street Feast – London

Australia

Seeking Sunshine & Sights in Sydney (Australia Pt 1)

So, in our usual style we packed the absolute maximum into our 2 weeks in Australia. I think there is often a temptation to cram too much in, especially if you are travelling upwards of 24 hours to reach your destination, but this time we got it just right. I’ve decided to post separately about… Continue reading Seeking Sunshine & Sights in Sydney (Australia Pt 1)

Destinations · USA

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, USA

Every so often you come across a place that words and images cannot describe fully nor do justice to; a place so full of wonder and majesty that it has to be seen to be believed. Yellowstone is one of those places. Before we went I did some research. Mainly bear related research, but also I… Continue reading YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, USA

City guide · Food · London

Vegetarian Fine Dining in London

Vanilla Black, London 17-18 Took’s Ct, London EC4A 1LB Vegetarian food is not difficult to come by in London; in fact, there are myriad cafes and casual restaurants which cater specifically to veggies (such as the fantastic Mildred’s in Lexington Street), or that provide more than just the obvious option for those wanting to put… Continue reading Vegetarian Fine Dining in London

Cesky Krumlov · City guide · Czech Republic · Prague

City Breaks: Reliable Prague and Magical Cesky Krumlov

City Breaks: Reliable Prague and Magical Cesky Krumlov Prague was nice: very pretty and certainly worth a visit; filled with beautiful baroque buildings and gothic castles. Particularly popular amongst us Brits for short trips, we joined the hoards and booked our flights to the Czech Republic for a 5 day break.  We booked for December, looking… Continue reading City Breaks: Reliable Prague and Magical Cesky Krumlov