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

tree with stormy sky in the Mallorca countryside
Europe, Spain

A Road Trip in Mallorca: Visiting Serra de Tramuntana and Andratx

It wasn't actually our plan to go for a road trip in Mallorca. It was the island's off-season and my pal and I had been strolling around the little suburb of Cala Major- a pretty little sandy beach on the outskirts of Palma. We had no real plan for what to do that day other… Continue reading A Road Trip in Mallorca: Visiting Serra de Tramuntana and Andratx

Summer in Iceland at Holt Beach
Europe, Iceland

Summer in Iceland: One Day in Ísafjördur and Flateyri

Summer in Iceland is a curious but beautiful thing. Even though it was the middle of June when our ship docked in the tiny town of Ísafjördur in the Westfjords, it was full on freezing. Was I wearing enough layers of clothing? It's a hard 'no' to that one my friends, despite the fact that… Continue reading Summer in Iceland: One Day in Ísafjördur and Flateyri

Europe, Greece

What to Do in Stoupa (Aka: the Peloponnese is a lovely old place)

After staying for a couple of days in a Medieval castle perched on a rock in the sea, as one does, our Big Fat Greek Roadtrip led us to the little town of Stoupa, located on the Mani Peninsula (find it on a map, pals, it's in the Pelopponese part of Greece), where my lovely… Continue reading What to Do in Stoupa (Aka: the Peloponnese is a lovely old place)

Europe, Greece

What to Do in Monemvasia (The most magical town of all)

After a few days alone in Santorini, the tiny town of Monemvasia was the first stop on our Grecian road trip for me and my pal Rachel. Located in the South East of the Pelopponese, the large rock that the town feels like it's carved from is now joined to the mainland by a long… Continue reading What to Do in Monemvasia (The most magical town of all)