Hello everyone, and Merry Christmas from the Big Apple! After a long day of cooking and other festivities, I’ve sat down to write my final blog post about my November trip to New York. You should read part 1 and part 2 first. Day 8 – Saturday On Saturday we arose bright and early, but left the […]
We left our valiant heroine (aka me) anticipating a week of work-mornings, play-afternoons in the greatest city on earth. For more about my arrival into New York and the first few impressions, check out my previous blog post. So, back to the story… Day 3 – Monday Monday’s weather was dreadful – not quite cold […]
Oh, New York, New York. A city that’s so good they named it twice is definitely the only one on Earth for me. Last month I spent 9 magical days in the greatest city on Earth. My boyfriend Tom is currently across the pond for three months for work, and I couldn’t not visit him, could […]
At this cold and wintry time, I often like to look back on warmer times. In April 2011 I visited Barcelona, Spain with a friend for five nights. With sandy beaches, sunny weather and fascinating tourist spots, it was the ideal destination for a short break.
Christmas markets originated in Germany and the surrounding countries, but have now spread across the rest of Europe, bringing festive cheer to cities for a wintry weekend. Stalls offer a range of handmade gifts and Christmas decorations, interspersed with vendors of roast chestnuts, traditional cakes, mulled wine and spiked hot chocolate. Your local Christmas market […]
Gosh, is August really nearly over? With all the time that’s gone into finding a job, not to mention my lack of money, sadly I haven’t been able to go away this year. So to bring in that summer feeling, I’m going to reminisce over some previous holidays. My favourite country is Italy, which I’ve […]