Vienna is the most intellectual city I have ever been to. It sounds strange I know, but I felt that the vast wisdom, arts, and culture that encapsulates the city, seemed to rub off on me. This atmosphere melts into every crevice of you, even if you try to ignore it. Strolling through the city … More Being a Culture Vulture in Vienna
A visit to Scotland without visiting Edinburgh would be like visiting Paris without seeing the Eiffel Tower, visiting Rome without seeing the Colosseum, like cheese and crackers, beer and pizza, or salt and pepper, it is a perfect combination. The capital of Scotland attracts millions of visitors every year to its cobbled stone streets, not … More Elegant Edinburgh and an Ode to Oban
A close friend of mine who I met travelling in Australia is from Dortmund in Germany, and she enthusiastically told me I must visit. After much saving, I booked a ticket to stay with her in her flat in Bonn, the former capital of West Germany and home to the most famous composer in the … More Sleeping in Bonn to Visit Cologne
As I write this blog post about a short but sweet trip to Calais roughly seven years ago, thousands of refugees are living in camps after escaping persecution, corruption and violence. The recent change in circumstances has- no doubt- altered Calais. I am hoping that many refugees begin to form a home in Calais, getting … More Wine shopping in Calais
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