McWay Falls on a Big Sur road trip
California, USA

Bucket list California: The Big Sur Road Trip

Ever since I took the Coast Starlight train from LA to Oakland, it was one of my ultimate number one goals in life to go on a Big Sur road trip. For those non-USA folk, Big Sur is renowned as one of the most beautiful coastlines in the world, and the Pacific Coast Highway runs… Continue reading Bucket list California: The Big Sur Road Trip

Birds eye view of a beach in Corfu, Greece
Europe, Greece

Travelling to Greece Alone : Saved by a Stranger in Corfu

Travelling to Greece alone should come with no problems- it's a relatively safe country and as a woman travelling alone in Greece I've always felt all round pretty comfortable. And that is largely down to the kindness of the individuals I've met there. Like this particular time, when I was saved by a stranger in… Continue reading Travelling to Greece Alone : Saved by a Stranger in Corfu

an old blue train in Sacramento
Oregon, USA

The Coast Starlight from Sacramento to Portland (Shooters, Snow and Very Strange Folk)

It was midnight in Sacramento train station, and I had just discovered that my train- Amtrak's Coast Starlight- was delayed by at least an hour. UGH. I tried to sneakily work out who was waiting to board the train and who was just trying to get a night's rest and a bit of warmth on… Continue reading The Coast Starlight from Sacramento to Portland (Shooters, Snow and Very Strange Folk)

Europe, Greece

Santorini to Athens by Ferry

Although I'd arrived in Santorini by aeroplane, as I had the time to spare and it seemed like a good thing to experience in the grander scheme of life, I decided to return to Athens at the end of my stay via the medium of FERRY. Oooh, ferries! Despite the fact that I spend a… Continue reading Santorini to Athens by Ferry