Creaking ladders and questionable plug sockets, ice-cold showers and dodgy wifi: when it comes to hostels, I’ve had my fair share of experiences. It was only when I logged back into Hostelworld to book my accommodation for my upcoming trip to Vietnam that I realised just how many hostels I’ve stayed in over the last […]Read More The six types of people you’ll meet in every hostel
Before I tell you about the dreaminess of Alice, I should probably point out that there are two branches. Had I known this in advance, I definitely would have done my best to visit both the restaurant and the tearoom. As it stands, I only got the chance to visit the tearoom and somehow spent […]Read More The fairytale Ghent tea room of dreams
As a rule of thumb, unless I absolutely adore a destination I don’t tend to go back there for a few years. I do this because I have limited holiday at work and like to maximise my breaks by exploring new places. The exceptions, of course, seem to be Barcelona, Amsterdam (where I’ve now visited […]Read More REVIEW: Four days at The Pink Palace, Corfu
It’s fair to say I got some strange looks when I told my family and friends that I spent an afternoon riding around Stockholm’s underground system when I only had a handful of days in the country. And sure, doing that in pretty much any other country would be weird. But Stockholm, home to the […]Read More A walk around Stockholm’s incredible underground art gallery
Warsaw is generally known for being a historic city. The capital of Poland, (although frequently confused with Krakow) it’s filled with faux old buildings, steeped in history and you’ll never fall short of learning a new fact. The thing about Warsaw is that it’s actually almost entirely brand new. It fell to the ground during […]Read More A trip to Warsaw’s Neon museum
The first thing I notice about my new friend Marco is that he has very hairy legs. This isn’t usually something I notice in new people, but then again, I don’t usually wake up a metre away from them either. Marco is Hungarian but living in Berlin, I learn, and has a penchant for flowery […]Read More My first experience staying in hostels: the good, the bad, and the ugly.
How many countries have you been to in your lifetime? 20? 30? Even more? Meet Henrik Jeppesen – the Danish 29-year-old who’s visited every country in the world. “I don’t collect objects,” he shrugged, “I collect experiences.” Starting his travels just 10 years earlier at the age of 18, Jeppeson decided to put travel first in […]Read More INTERVIEW: Meet Henrik Jeppesen, the man who’s been to all 193 countries
My next trip is coming up in 15 days and I’m so excited! You might have read about it previously on my blog, but it’s going to be my first solo trip abroad. Now that I’ve got over the supposed stigma of traveling alone and all that apparently surrounds it, I’m really looking forward to […]Read More The coolest hostels to stay at in Stockholm, Sweden