One of my #1 Travel Annoyances is when people "travel" but they go to places like Starbucks or McDonalds. C'mon people... you are supposed to be TRAVELLING, you know, experiences NEW things, trying NEW food & drink. Not experiencing America but on different coordinates. But yet today, here I am in a Starbucks, in the seaside… Continue reading Too Scary to Make Friends
***I've finally found some time to write and I'm thumbimg away on a tablet from a hostel in Munich. The thumbimg is proving very difficult, please excuse typos. A few weeks ago, wow time has flown, Dan and I had a 4 day trip in the Lake District. This region and national park is known… Continue reading Four Days in the Lake District
A Very Long Intro "Sorry, I missed my train. I'll be catching the next one at 20:00 and will arrive at 20:50," I texted the stranger who would be picking me up from the station. "No worries! C u then." A polite and short response from Julien, the vineyard owner whose profile I found online using… Continue reading Chateau Brandeau, two weeks spent on a vineyard in South West France
"Bordeaux? Wait, I thought you were in London?" There I was at home two weeks ago in London, still in bed at 9 am (which is late for me), and I had come to the conclusion that I was feeling a bit bored. Sad I know. London is an incredible city but one can only… Continue reading A Weekend in Bordeaux, France.
"ROAD TRIP! SPRENG BUHREAK!" is what Dan and I say to each other in our most bro-like-college-age-Americans-going-on- spring-break-type voices when we get to travel together by car. "ROAD TRIP!", "ROAD TRIP!" Isn't it nice to have someone to be weird with?! This is how we started our 3-day adventure at 6 am in the morning… Continue reading A Road Trip Through 5000 Years of British History
David. We've all seen pictures of him, read about him in our history textbooks, and some of us may have even got the chance to marvel at the 14 ft marble statue in person. The statue is well known across the globe, and for a good reason, but what I want to know is why I've never… Continue reading Partial to the Prisoners.