April Abroad Lisbon Europe Travel
Europe

Photo Diary: Lovely, lovely Lisbon

Lisbon is a city that really has it all; great food, great weather, great bars, great people! The sun had his/her hat on the entire time during our visit, a welcome treat from the gloomy April Showers we had left at home in the British Isles. It is a relatively small city, and while the… Continue reading Photo Diary: Lovely, lovely Lisbon

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April Abroad Lisbon Europe Travel
Europe

Turning 24: A Very Portuguese Birthday

Cost: £££££ Weather: 🌞⛅🌞 Novelty factor: 🏰 + 🍻 Despite being a short 2.5 hour plane journey away, I had somehow never visited any part of Portugal. Finally, in the last few days of my 23rd year, I managed to make it to Portugal; Lisbon, to be specific! Joined by my sister Beth and friend Claudia, I… Continue reading Turning 24: A Very Portuguese Birthday

April Abroad Brexit London Food Travel
Europe

London’s Best Comfort Food: The #BREXIT Binge

This week will go down in history as the week we (England) formally began the process of leaving the EU, following the Brexit referendum results last year. Wednesday 29th March will be known from this day forward as the day 'Great' Britain officially triggered Article 50 - kicking off the two-year process of #Brexiting the… Continue reading London’s Best Comfort Food: The #BREXIT Binge

April Abroad Smiley Penang Malaysia Asia
Asia

More of Malaysia: Kuala Lumpur, Penang & Langkawi

Cost: £££££ Weather: 🌞 + 🌩️ Novelty factor: 🏖️ + 🍜🍜🍜 Having found my previous five-month stint in Asia (#namedrop) to be more than a little challenging, I never could have predicted flying back exactly one year later. But sure enough, I was to return in January 2017, exactly twelve months after my trip to Vietnam,… Continue reading More of Malaysia: Kuala Lumpur, Penang & Langkawi

Lollapalooza Berlin Festival April Abroad
Festivals

Lollapalooza Berlin: A Weekend in Deutschland

Cost: £££££ Weather: 🌞🌞🌞 Novelty factor: 🌭 + 🍺 This weekend I went to the German edition of Lollapalooza, I had the best time and I think you should definitely go next year. The weather was glorious, (30+ degrees every day) the line up had a bit of just about everything, and Berlin is amazing. Lollapalooza is an American export which originated in… Continue reading Lollapalooza Berlin: A Weekend in Deutschland

April Abroad Copenhagen Denmark Europe City Break
Europe

Dreamy Denmark: Four Days in Copenhagen

Cost: £££££ Weather: 🌞 + ☔ Novelty factor: ☕ + 🚲 In what can only be described as tremendously out of character, I found myself pretty unprepared for my latest trip to Copenhagen. Other than a brief Google search of 'Nordic Delicacies' I was basically clueless. A group of four friends and I had been interested in visiting the Danish capital,… Continue reading Dreamy Denmark: Four Days in Copenhagen

Asia

A Guide to Penang Street Food

Cost: £££££ Weather: 🌞 🌞 🌞 Novelty factor: 🍜 + ⛱ Street food has become a way of life for me over the last four months. At home al fresco dining is a novelty, be it from a hipster food truck or a market stall. In Asia it is the norm. If you're hungry and on a backpacker budget the… Continue reading A Guide to Penang Street Food