Where to go in Marseille…from the tourist hotspots to the completely obscure

Where to go in Marseille…from the tourist hotspots to the completely obscure

The day before I arrived in Marseille, two buildings collapsed. The townhouses had been on the brink of tumbling down for years, but there's no real guidelines from the government here about what makes a structure 'liveable,' and it's estimated that around 40,000 of the city's residential buildings are unsafe or unfit to live in. [...]

Krka National Park (Expectation vs Reality and the problem with #instatravel)

Krka National Park (Expectation vs Reality and the problem with #instatravel)

Pinterest, Instagram and the internet in general had all filled me in on the wonders of Krka National Park in Croatia. You might have seen the pictures yourself. Beautiful waterfalls cascading into a splendiferously turquoise lake, water twinkling in the sunshine, surrounded by dense woodland. And the internet has not lied about this, because all [...]

The Telephone Box Beach in Antigua (Where to find it and what to do while you’re there)

The Telephone Box Beach in Antigua (Where to find it and what to do while you’re there)

Hands up who else remembers the days of telephone boxes!? In England these red-painted booths are iconic, and as an almost thirty-year-old I look back with a fond nostalgia to the days of scrabbling around for 20p to make a call before you got the bus home from school. Ah, the good old days, when [...]