Category: Travel

Oh Porto!

October 20, 2019 0

In February, I took another solo trip, this time to sunny Porto in Portugal. A vibrant historical city famous for being the home of port wine. As long time readers may know, I currently work as a trainee solicitor. February marked the end of one of my 6 month seats (or rotations, basically a period…

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My Solo Trip to Malta

February 25, 2018 6

After completing an intense 6 month post-graduate diploma at law school, I needed some alone time to de-stress and recalibrate. The island of Malta was my destination of choice… I previously had some solo travel experience having moved to Italy alone in 2014 for my year abroad. This was, however, the first time I had…

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Barbados Vlog!

November 22, 2016 0

Last month, I finally took the plunge and launched my YouTube channel with my Barbados Vlog. If you haven’t checked it out yet, do have a watch and let me know your thoughts. Be sure to subscribe too as there’ll be some new content coming very soon <3  

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My Barbados Highlights

November 22, 2016 1

My recent trip to Barbados is up there as the best family holiday I’ve been on. Having travelled there for my aunt and uncle’s wedding vow renewal, it was inevitably going to be a special trip but the wonderful island far exceeded my expectations. I didn’t want this post to be too long as I’m working on…

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A Day In Bologna

November 22, 2016 0

I just came across this video on my Facebook and just had to share it on here with you all. As you may or may not know, I studied in Bologna, Italy for my year abroad last year. It was easily the best year of my life and this video captures perfectly the city I…

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My Weekend in Scotland

November 22, 2016 0

Castles, haggis and fabulous accents. I spent a long weekend in Edinburgh and Glasgow visiting my year abroad pals.  My university reading week culminated in a 3-day trip to Scotland to visit my friends studying in both Edinburgh and Glasgow. I had never been to Scotland before and with a return flight costing just £35…

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A Cyprus Summer

November 6, 2016 0

          As the holiday blues set in, I look back on my trip to Paphos, Cyprus… Every August I go on a summer holiday with my family and this year we ventured to Paphos in Cyprus for a week –  a city on the island’s southwestern coast. It has also recently…

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Puglia: Italy’s Southern Gem

November 6, 2016 0

  White-washed towns and miles of coastline, Puglia is home to some of Italy’s most beautiful and unique destinations. Whilst on my year abroad in Italy, I had the opportunity to visit the Puglia (Apulia) region in southern Italy for a week. Puglia is the region that makes up the infamous “heel” of Italy’s boot…

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