My Holiday Essentials

If you don’t follow me on Twitter, you might not know that next year I’m heading to my dream destination – New Zealand! I’ll be travelling for 4 weeks, touring around the country with Kiwi Experience. Needless to say, this is a pretty big deal for me so I’m already planning what to pack and what,…

A delightful weekend in Rome

One of the first trips I took with friends was back in my second year of university, when my housemate and I spontaneously booked a long weekend to Rome in January to beat the post-Christmas blues! We got a pretty cheap deal from TravelRepublic so flights + accommodation (including breakfast) came in at under £200 each. We stayed…

New York at New Year

A while back, I was lucky enough to visit New York over New Year 2013/14 with my family. We stayed in the Roosevelt Hotel in midtown Manhattan which I’d highly recommend, it has a stunningly ornate lobby and has a real ‘wow’ impact on arrival. It was especially magical around Christmas time, it was beautifully decorated and…

How to spend a weekend in Edinburgh

Recently one of my oldest friends moved up to Edinburgh so, although it’s obviously very sad that she won’t be 5 minutes away from me anymore, it does give me a great opportunity to visit a wonderful city more often! I went a few years ago during the Fringe Festival and although it was a great trip,…

Budapest Weekender

A while back I got to tick off one of my bucket list destinations – Budapest. It seemed like everybody was visiting except me so my friend and I finally bit the bullet and booked a trip! We visited in December 2015 so it was during the Christmas markets, which I’d really recommend. The city…

Hometown tourist: Bristol

Recently I rather excitingly purchased my first flat so of course I had to have a little shindig to make it official. Some of my university friends came down from London, Leighton Buzzard and Lincoln and having spent the entire three years bleating on relentlessly about how amazing Bristol is, I felt a pressure for…