A week or so ago I posted about a Eureka moment I had about becoming a tourist in your own hometown. Basically, it occurred to me that once leaving my home country all I could think about was travelling to see the world, explore new cultures & experience the unique and infamous *activities* of the exotic, unfamiliar cities we come across. It’s taken a few years to occur to me, but how often do we travel-lusting lot… View Post

Long-haul flight survival tips

Long-haul flight survival tips

Everyone has the ‘booking 2015 travel‘ bug. Well, in the last 3 weeks I’ve spent 50 hours hurtling through the clouds, cruising through 4 hemispheres, over several continents and hours staring at a screen roughly 8inches in diameter. It’s the biggest downside to moving to the other side of the world – having to travel 20,000km to get a slice of your Dad’s Bacon and Egg Pie. True story that. (Strangely all that flying hasn’t… View Post

How to do your blog housekeeping

How to do your blog housekeeping

Pretending to be a good blogger over the Christmas/New Year break I try and do a few of those nagging blog chores that get overlooked during the year. You know the ones I mean, those nagging bits and piece that you keep meaning to do, but don’t quite get around to (Hello Twitter and Bloglovin’ procrastination, but not now!). I thought it might help to share a few of the things that I like to… View Post

My social media addictions…

My social media addictions…

Where would we be without social media? Ok, so some people would possibly be conversing IRL with their friends without the possibility of Twittering said conversation (moderation is definitely key) but for me it’s been a London ice breaker that has put me in contact with a bevy of wonderful people, meals, bloggers, occasions, fascinating events, news updates and many videos of cats. Many.   * Twitter This is an addiction I can’t seem to… View Post