It’d been a few years since I hit the slopes, so I was super-excited to head to the ski resort of La Plagne in the Paradiski region of France. Continue reading “Travel Talk: Skiing in the Paradiski Region of France”
I recently hit the big three-oh. (Gasp!) Although – contrary to popular belief – my life didn’t drastically alter the second the clock ticked over into my thirtieth decade on this Earth, I admit that I’m already ruing the loss of the ability to state vaguely that I’m “twenty-something”.
Iceland may be one of the most expensive countries I’ve ever visited but it’s also one of the most beautiful. Honestly, if you do get the chance… go. I promise it’s worth it. Continue reading “Travel Talk: Exploring Iceland – Reykjavik and Beyond”
Like most Nordic countries, Iceland isn’t a place that you immediately associate with vegetarian food. In a country known for dishing up lamb hot dogs, boiled sheep’s heads, smoked puffin, fermented shark and a lot of seafood, my vego friend and I wondered if we would struggle to find veggie-friendly options. Continue reading “Travel Bites: Vegan Eats at Kaffi Vinyl – Reykjavik”
100 years ago today, the Anzacs landed at Gallipoli, Turkey. Intended as a bold move by the Allied Forces to take over the peninsular and knock the Ottoman Empire out of the First World War, the campaign failed; a stalemate went on for eight long months, with heavy casualties to both sides. Continue reading “Anzac Biscuits – 100 Years On”
Bruges is an absolutely beautiful city – chilly, drizzly weather and all. In fact, the weather gave a certain moodiness to the city; it looked amazing with the skyline disappearing into thick mist and cobbled streets slick and shiny from the rain. Continue reading “Travel Bites: A Vegetarian’s Guide to Bruges”