32 hours in Belgium

After moving to Reading, my sister suggested I checkout meetup.com to meet new people, naturally I was most interested in the travel groups and had soon signed up for a weekend trip to Rotterdam in November for a festival. So being skint, I booked my bus and headed to the bus station after work. Unfortunately,… Continue reading 32 hours in Belgium

28 Days in Vietnam

As the title suggests, I spent 28 days in Vietnam. In 2014, I flew alone to Hanoi to meet the Real Gap tour group I would spend the next month with. I knew very little about Vietnam, I didn’t know anyone that had been, I knew it was growing in popularity in the backpacking crowd… Continue reading 28 Days in Vietnam

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel – Deborah Moggach

It has been around 2 years since I first watched The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel film, and I have just finished the book. I did enjoy the film, but I feel like the book really exceeded my expectations. It has been a few years since I read a book which has been made into a film… Continue reading The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel – Deborah Moggach

Who wants to read more new year’s resolutions…anyone?

I’m sure everyone has seen enough posts about goals for the new year and the standard new year’s resolutions. I am not here to claim that I have anything groundbreaking to say, or anything new, or particularly interesting on the subject. I would just like to have a record to review this time next year.… Continue reading Who wants to read more new year’s resolutions…anyone?

Once upon a time… I went inter-railing

I currently have a lot of spare time. Spare time makes me reflective. Today  I have been casting my mind back to when I was 18, still living at home and just finishing college. I wanted to travel, to see the world, or at least a little part of it. I decided to go inter-railing, solo.… Continue reading Once upon a time… I went inter-railing