48 hours sightseeing in Shanghai

48 hours sightseeing in Shanghai

Alive with the constant hum of a million mopeds and illuminated by the sparkling lights of the skyscrapers lining the water's edge, Shanghai is a force to be reckoned with. A city that never sleeps, the Chinese global financial hub had me captivated from the moment I stepped out of the taxi. Undoubtedly modern yet [...]

Some R&R in Richmond, Virginia

Some R&R in Richmond, Virginia

For the final leg of our journey, we packed up our suitcases and our Vegas hangovers and headed to the airport. For the last destination we were done with buses as we were headed east-side and although we prided ourselves on being troopers, busing it from coast to coast was a bit too ambitious. Two [...]

Lost in Las Vegas

Lost in Las Vegas

Before our trip, I must admit Vegas wasn't somewhere I'd ever had a burning desire to visit. It looked cool and all but I didn't get the hype and never really planned to investigate what it was all about. However after having spent three days strolling the length of the strip, those feelings have changed [...]

Sun-downers in San Diego

Sun-downers in San Diego

San Diego was a spontaneous move for us. We'd planned as far as L.A., Vegas and Virginia but struggled to know what to place in the middle. We'd hit week two of travelling and the long hours on buses and constant racing around new cities was slowly taking it out of us. San Diego seemed [...]

L.A. living – part two

L.A. living – part two

Two out of four days down in the city of angels and we still hadn't gotten over the excitement of walking the same streets of the rich and famous. Day three was a pretty chill one as the manic nature of travelling had begun catching up on us. Used to packing up after two days, [...]

24 hours in pretty Paris

24 hours in pretty Paris

Ah Paris! To many known as the city of love and to all known as the fashion hub of Europe, if not the world. But what's it really like to navigate the twenty arrondissements that make up the French capital in just one day? Getting there: For this particular trip, Paris became an extension onto [...]

72 hours in Brussels

72 hours in Brussels

A fan of cute cobbled streets as far as the eye can see?Looking for cafes that will make the Instagram feed green with jealousy? A serious chocoholic? Then Brussels, Belgium is screaming your name. Having not heard too much about the French speaking city before visiting, I was pleasantly surprised with ย what I came across. [...]

The adventures of the Red Puffa: how a seasonal trend saved my sanity

The adventures of the Red Puffa: how a seasonal trend saved my sanity

People often ask me why I own so many clothes. They canโ€™t comprehend why one little person would need three variations of the same jumper in different shades of black - and yes, there are different shades of the colour black - or why an individual with only one pair of feet would need five [...]