10 of the Best Music Venues in the UK

people in concert

Is there anything better than seeing your favourite artist live? Add an iconic music venue as the setting and it just makes the show a little more magic. As I write this, it has been exactly six months since I’ve seen a band live, and have been making do watching some of my faves online […]

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. […]

Glastonbury: The ultimate guide for first timers

UPDATE 18 MARCH: The 2020 edition of Glastonbury has been cancelled. the festival will be back better than ever in 2021. Glastonbury, THE ultimate bucket list music festival, and my absolute favourite. Spending five days listening to your favourite artists is not for the faint hearted or unprepared. Here are my tips to having the […]

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 […]