Category Archives: Travel

An Afternoon in Portofino

Ahhhh Portofino. Just the mere mention of this village on the Italian riviera conjures up images of old-world glamour and charm. Historically, Portofino has been an escape for the rich and famous, it’s definitely worth a visit if you’re in the area. An afternoon spent in this charming fishing village is a lovely addition to […]

Exploring the Cinque Terre in 3 days

An italian beach strewn with brightly hued green and orange beach umbrellas in the distance the cool emerald sea

The Cinque Terre needs no introduction. A true bucket-list destination and a definite addition to any trip to Italy. Cinque Terre translates to ‘Five Terraces’. A string of five fishing villages (Riomaggiore, Manarola, Corniglia, Vernazza, and Monterosso al Mare) in the Liguria region of northern Italy. These villages, the coastline, and the surrounding hills are […]

The Cleveland Way: In a long weekend

Cleveland Way

Exploring the Yorkshire Coast via the Cleveland Way The Cleveland Way is a 175 km National Trail running from Filey to Helmsley in Yorkshire, England. It is a truly specular way to explore both the Yorkshire Coast and the North York Moors National Park. The full trail will take you around 9 days complete, however, […]

North Sea Jazz Festival

Why North Sea Jazz Festival is the must-go European festival of the summer UPDATE 21 APRIL: The 2020 edition of the North Sea Jazz Festival has been postponed until 2021. More information can be found here If there is one music festival you to go to this summer, make it Rotterdam’s North Sea Jazz Festival. […]

Gods Own Junkyard, Walthamstow

London’s hidden neon mecca “Why on earth are we going to Walthamstow?!” exclaimed my friend and long time Londoner as we jumped on the tube at Brixton. “Trust me” I replied with a smile. Hidden amongst the rows of houses and warehouses is one of my favourite places in London. God’s Own Junkyard is London’s […]

Weekend Breaks: 48 Hours in Hull

Hull: How to spend in a weekend in the City of Culture Hull (or Kingston-Upon-Hull as its officially known) is full of surprises. It was once voted the UK’s “ Crappest Town”, Hull stepped into the limelight in 2017 as the second UK City of Culture (a title that it will hold until 2021). With […]

5 of the best Rock Bars in the United Kingdom

“It’s only Rock n Roll, but I like it” – the Rolling Stones It’s after midnight. You’ve just seen the greatest gig of your life and you’re not quite ready to call it a night. What you need right now are darkened smoke filled rooms, loud rock n roll, several shots of Jäger, and carpet […]