Snow Day!!!

As anyone currently in the U.K. will have noticed, there has been a lot of snow over the past few days. Snow can cause inconvenience for some people. Anyone who relies on public transport will tell you the negative points involved. And yes, it is cold. But Britain is no stranger to cold at this…

Visiting Checkpoint Charlie…

Visiting Checkpoint Charlie is a must-do on most people’s bucket list when they’re in Berlin. Situated near other attractions such as Brandenburger Tor, Checkpoint Charlie is ideally located to mix in with the rest of your sightseeing. Historically, Checkpoint Charlie was the most famous checkpoint between the German Democratic Republic in the East, and the…

Ice cream for two…

Although it’s the middle of February right now, I’m going to look back to a slightly sunnier time. In Berlin’s Tiergarten there are tons of little cafes and restaurants. In the heat of summer, there are few things better than indulging in some ice cream. Surrounded by leafy trees and tranquil ponds, this is the…

A View of Alexanderplatz

Here is a view of Alexanderplatz from the windows of the TV Tower in Berlin, Germany. Alexanderplatz holds a key place in Berlin’s history, having been  a centre of nightlife in the 1920s before becoming part of the German Democratic Republic. This photo itself was taken from the windows of the Fernsehturm, the TV Tower…

Saturday Market in Sallanches…

One of the charming features of a small town is the weekly market. While we all take ourselves off to the supermarket or a big department store when we need something, it can be far more fun to spend an hour meandering around a local market. People from across the town and beyond come together…

Looking back to Berlin Beer Festival…

January can arguably be one of the worst months of the year. It’s cold, dark, Christmas is over, and the promise of sunshine and summer seems impossibly far away. But that’s not to say that there aren’t beautiful things to be found in this month. Signs of beauty can be found all year round, and…

Driving to France with a beagle in the back seat…

For those of you who love dogs, you’ll understand the difficulty of going on holiday and leaving your beloved little friend behind. So, to avoid the hurt look on any canine’s face when they realize their owner is taking off without them, why not try taking your pet with you? From the U.K., you can…

Merry Christmas!

It’s been a busy couple of weeks on the run up to Christmas, so it’s been a little while since I’ve posted anything for you all. But I didn’t want to let Christmas Eve pass without taking the chance to say something. To all of you who follow my blog, thank you. I started A…

A Night Out at the Nottingham Goose Fair…

Although now we are nearing the Christmas Season, I thought I’d take a moment to look back on some of my favourite moments from Autumn. In October, my friends and I headed out into the crisp air to spend the evening at the Nottingham Goose Fair. This annual event attracts people all over Nottingham. In…

Visiting Nottingham Castle

As those of you who follow my blog might know, I am a fan of Nottingham. It’s a beautiful, green city filled with some of the best people I know. So, it won’t surprise you to find out that I’ve decided to dedicate a blog post to Nottingham Castle. Open between 10am and 5pm from…

A Nottingham Sunset…

As many of you know, I have been trying my hand at doing some photography posts to mix in among my travel posts. The other day I was walking along and had to stop to take a picture of the sunset. While it may seen cheesy, some of the most beautiful things we can witness…