I have taken the old adage that you can never be too rich or too thin and moulded it to fit my lifestyle; you can never work too little or travel too much. So of course, this year I have my eye on several lands afar ripe for exploration. My 2017 planned destinations are not … More My travel picks for 2017
As we await the slow sunrise of 2017 and all it brings, I take a brief look back on the last 12 months… 1. Marriage. Starting on a positive, this year I got wed in Copenhagen (blog post to follow!). Marrying the coolest man in the world was one of the highlights of my life; we did it … More My year in review
The Morocco in my mind built from various travel sites and brochures was alluring, spiritual, and exotic. An enchanting medley of sweeping dusty landscapes, rich spices and smells, earthy tones, exquisite Moorish architecture. The reality was quite different. Whilst it is impossible to deny the country’s obvious beauty it certainly lacked the charm I had expected, … More Honeymooning in Morocco
Somewhat controversially I decided to take a solo trip straight after getting married, so with two fingers up to the patriarchy I boarded my Norwegian Air flight to Helsinki. Not having done a huge amount of research and expecting something similar to other Nordic countries I have visited, it was pleasantly surprising to be wrong. … More 3 days in Helsinki
Cuba – synonymous with Revolution, Che Guevara, sought after cigars, cheap rum, defiant Socialism or draconian Communism depending on your viewpoint, Scarface, beach holidays, delicious coffee and the Castros. But beyond the stereotypes what is there to discover? In January we set off to find out… We started and ended our trip in Havana, two … More Havana good time!
Day 5 – The ultimate day of my juicing plan was the most difficult to adhere to, probably because the end was almost within my reach, and frankly I was so sick of liquids I thought I might actually throw up. Admittedly at 8pm I rushed straight to the fridge to pull out the seafood linguine … More The end is nigh…
Days 3 and 4 have been slightly harder in sticking to juices, not because I’ve felt faint or lacking energy particularly, more due to the boredom of being on liquids for such a prolonged period. Harking back to my first post I am far more cognisant of the reasons for failure now. My view is … More Days 3 – 4 : A learning curve