Glasgow was voted the Most Vegan-Friendly City in the UK by PETA in 2013 and The World’s Friendliest City in a Rough Guides poll in 2015. With two pretty awesome titles to its name, Glasgow was a city I’d been wanting to check out for a long time. Continue reading “Travel Bites: Late Lunches and Late Nights – Glasgow”
I am currently in the process of applying for British Citizenship, which means I’ve been without a passport for a couple of months. Which consequently means no trips abroad. Tough when you work in the travel industry but tougher when you have a friend visiting all the way from Australia and can’t hop over to mainland Europe with her… Continue reading “Travel Bites: A Vegetarian Guide to Edinburgh”
When people told me that Hampshire’s New Forest is full of wild horses and donkeys, I pictured them roaming through fields in the distance. What I didn’t imagine was that they actually wander the streets, hang out in people’s front yards and casually walk past your hotel window! There were animals everywhere.
I was in heaven. Continue reading “Back to Nature: Exploring The New Forest”
One of the highlights of my recent road trip with my mum was visiting The Eden Project in Cornwall. This was originally just part of my previous post on England’s West Country but its such an amazing place that cutting it down to two or three photos couldn’t possibly do it justice. Continue reading “Back to Nature: Birds, Bees and Biodomes at The Eden Project”
One of the best things about my recent road trip with my mum was just losing a sense of time. We didn’t rush anywhere, we didn’t set daily plans, sometimes we didn’t know where we were going until we got there. Continue reading “Back to Nature: From Castles to Coves in The West Country”
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”