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 [...]

Graduate’s guide to staying positive while job hunting

Graduate’s guide to staying positive while job hunting

The cap has been thrown, celebrations have run their course and the inevitable questioning from everyone around you begins; "So what's the next step? Where are you applying? Do you have anything secured down now that Uni has finished?" If the answer to all these questions can be spelled out in two letters and generally [...]

L.A. living – part one

L.A. living – part one

Our stay in Los Angeles started off in a way I will never forget. This had been the destination we had been most looking forward to. Benj being a musician and myself a journalist, we ย couldn't wait to visit the glitz and glam of showbiz central and right from the get-go we were confronted with [...]

A weekend at Vancouver Fashion Week SS18

A weekend at Vancouver Fashion Week SS18

Over the years, one thing has become extremely apparent to me; you never really know what's around the next corner. Last weekend was a shining example of this little life observation as I found myself sitting on the press desk at Vancouver Fashion Week SS18. On arrival to Vancouver I knew that I was going [...]

Why I struggle to live in the moment

Why I struggle to live in the moment

Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars. - Norman Vincent Peale  As I sit down to write this, I've just wiped my eyes after having yet another (no doubt 'time of the month' induced) little emotional breakdown. To be perfectly honest putting into words the reasons behind this slip [...]

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 [...]