Costa Rica is one of those brilliant countries which places huge importance on its flora and fauna. In this day and age, with other parts of the world burning to smithereens to make way for crops and livestock, kudos surely has to go to the government of this Central American paradise, for attempting to do… Continue reading What a Way to See the Rainforest! A Boat Trip on the Tortuguero Canals
Despite being the capitol city of California, it tends to be completely off the radar to visitors to the Golden State. It makes sense, kind of. LA has the dazzling lights of Hollywood, San Francisco has its hilly roads and hippy history, and San Diego has its golden beaches and laid-back surfer culture. Personally, I… Continue reading What to do in Sacramento, California
All research that I'd done prior to my arrival in Albania, was that many a person makes a day trip from Sarandë to Gjirokastër; but not so many opt to stay overnight in the mountain city. And I am just here to tell you guys: staying a night in Gjirokastër is 100%, absolutely, without a… Continue reading 24 Hours in Gjirokastër, Albania (That time I fell in love with an actual town)
People just really enjoy taking two seemingly unconnected things, and putting them together to form a new bizarre hybrid creation, don't they!? Back in the day it was zeedonks and ligers, nowadays it's cat cafes and cronuts...and GOAT YOGA. And let me tell you this for free guys- I am highly supportive of this goat… Continue reading Goat Yoga in North Carolina. TRUE STORY.
I'll be honest here guys- the thing that really brought the Greek island of Corfu to my attention, was the fact that The Durrells in Corfu is set here- based on the true story of The Durrell family, who moved to the island in 1935. The TV series paints a very nostalgic and beautiful picture… Continue reading I Basically Went Time-Travelling…in The Village of Argyrades, Corfu
What some people don't realise is that when you're a crew member of a ship you're technically not getting paid to travel the world; you're getting paid to work, and the travel is a side bonus. On the day in question that we arrived in Lisbon, sailing down the river to be greeted with beautiful… Continue reading One night in Cascais (It was pitch dark and I still loved it)
The port of Civitavecchia is a strange place. (In fact, sorry to say it, but most port cities are.) Located on the West coast of the great big golden boot of Italy, the city is known as the 'Gateway to Rome', which makes it sound far more glamorous and majestic than it appears upon first… Continue reading The Port City of Civitavecchia, Italy
I touched down in New York City some time around 9am on a March morning, feeling rather frazzled after a sleepless flight spent sitting behind two babies who were clearly not big flying fans. The sun was shining and the air was rather on the crisp side, and combined they really helped to sharpen my… Continue reading Four Days in NYC: The One Where I Got by with a Little Help from my Friends