Dare I say it? Will you guys hate me if I mention it? Ah, I’m going to do it anyway. Christmas is nearly here! That’s right, I went there. I know it’s not even Halloween yet but the most festive time of year is fast approaching and it’s time to start getting prepared. But, I’m not talking about presents, or… View Post

Wow, September was a whirlwind, an unexpected whirlwind month. It included a surprise trip to Hong Kong, my 28th birthday, a sunny day in London and some much needed time off work. So my surprise trip to Hong Kong, that was crazy. I won a return flight with Cathay Pacific to one of my favourite places on earth and it… View Post

Happy Monday everyone! Another week has been done and dusted, well I actually have two weeks to catch up on with you guys, and it’s been a good 14 days full of fun and laughter. And croaky voices… Being sick is not cool So, in my last little update, I mentioned that I felt like I was getting poorly. Well,… View Post

London is one of the greatest cities in the world. There’s no doubt about it. With grand sights like St. Paul’s Cathedral and Buckingham Palace and quirky neighbourhoods like Camden nestled in between the old suburbs, there are all the reasons in the world to stay in London on your gap year. I totally would if I was travelling in… View Post

As I’ve said before when I wrote about my stay at Hotel Croydon, I’m not one to often stay in hotels. Generally because I can’t afford them or I don’t want to pay the hefty price tag. Over the last couple of weeks though, thanks to a couple of events at work, I’ve been lucky enough to stay in two… View Post

Like many other people, I’ve just spent 5 hours of my Sunday afternoon watching an amazing Wimbledon final between Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic. The culmination of 2 weeks of brilliant tennis and I don’t think anyone could have asked for a more entertaining match.  I’m gutted I couldn’t make it down to Wimbledon this year.  Last year though, I… View Post

London is always going to be expensive if you want to do all the tourist-y things. There’s many things you can do but one of the newest attractions is to check out the view of London from The Shard. A View of London From The Shard I’d saved quite a bit of money by taking the Megabus to London so I… View Post