April Abroad Snowboarding Whistler Mountain

Whisinterpretations: An Idiot’s Guide to Ski Town Terminology

I'll start this one with a confession so we can be on the same page; I can't and don't ski or snowboard. Yep. I live in one of the most beautiful ski towns in the whole entire world and I have only "been up" twice. I know, I know, I am an embarrassment to myself and my family and … Continue reading Whisinterpretations: An Idiot’s Guide to Ski Town Terminology

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April Abroad Group Photo Whistler Mountain

Snow in Love: A White Christmas in Whistler

Although this post could quite easily rely solely on photos I have taken over the last few weeks, it seems only right to divulge at least some detail of the wonderful Christmas I have had here. December flew by in a haze of luminous fairy lights and festive themed aperitifs/hangovers and in case there was … Continue reading Snow in Love: A White Christmas in Whistler

Whistler: First Impressions of the ‘Comb

Today marks the two month anniversary of my return to Canada and I still can't quite believe I'm here to be honest. Being in such a joyous state has resulted in a consequential lack of content on the ol' bloggin’ front so I thought it was about time I drop a *hot* *new* *exxxxxxxclusive* RE: what I’ve been … Continue reading Whistler: First Impressions of the ‘Comb

April abroad food month london night market

London Food Month: Night Market Nosh

June is already a distant, hazy memory. The entire month flew by in a blur of incessant feasting, with eateries in every corner of the capital embracing the Evening Standard-endorsed London Food Month. In hindsight, I think I spent the entire 30 days nursing a constant case of savage food sweats, as sunshine and street … Continue reading London Food Month: Night Market Nosh

April Abroad Lisbon Europe Travel

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

April Abroad Lisbon Europe Travel

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 Smiley Penang Malaysia 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