This photo was taken on my second visit to Venice, on one of my wanders through the labyrinthine streets that make up the snaking city. Despite the tall nature of the buildings that occupy the island, and the narrow streets between them, the variety of architectural forms permits no struggle for the sun to burst … More The Labyrinth of Venice
Scotland is an outdoor enthusiasts dream location; in the warmer months (well warm by Scottish standards) you have the vast landscapes to explore; hillwalking, mountain biking, kayaking – I could go on. But when it gets a little bit colder, thanks to its 5 snowsport resorts, it’s a skier or snowboarder’s dream. With the winter … More The Winter Edit: Scottish Snow
Throughout the year, Scotland is constantly undermined as a place to travel due to its tendency for bitterly cold temperatures and pouring rain. As summer arrives this couldn’t be further from the truth – in the sunshine, Scotland is idyllic and quite possibly the best place to camp in the world. In the height of … More Wild Camping, a Summer Essential
I am a changed person since moving to Amsterdam, and in this post I am going to tell you exactly how. I feel like perhaps I should insert a ‘before and after’ Instagram picture here but the differences aren’t predominantly physical. My ‘journey’, as us millennials fondly call doing stuff, has been momentous and life-changing. … More What a Difference a Day Makes.
I opted to spend my third year abroad at the University of Calgary, a place best known for its appearance in the Disney movie ‘Cool Runnings’, and for having a temperature average of -25. Well this week, that turned out to be completely accurate when it reached a record low of -43. With just over … More Meanwhile in Canada…
Last summer was amazing. As a nation we are generally crap at organising stuff. We barely managed to get out of the Kelvingrove wedding celebrations alive. Wimbledon, unbelievably, only got a roof in the last few years. Before that, everyone was forced to listen to Cliff Richard sing for two days straight while it rained. … More Going Places