Tag: Travel

Last Day in Rome

Last Day in Rome

I can’t believe how time flies sometimes, especially when you’re having fun, but here we were, our last day in Rome, it had come round so quickly, but we had seen a lot in the short time we had been there. On our last day, we decided to take the metro to Circo Massimo, not …

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First Day in Rome – The Vatican City

First Day in Rome – The Vatican City

Well, what an absolute blast my first day in Rome turned out to be, my parents and I visited The Vatican City, an independent state within Rome which hardly needs any introduction. After a quick metro ride, we arrived around 9.30 a.m only to be accosted by a ticket tout asking if we wanted to …

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Reflections

Reflections

A few years ago, I spent a fabulous day tramping around Dovedale in the Peak District of England. Along the 3 km route, we passed caves known as the Dove Holes, used the stepping stones to cross the river and meandered along the path until we reached Milldale, a village of beautiful stone cottages with …

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A Treasure Trove of Roman Memories

A Treasure Trove of Roman Memories

One of my dreams came true last month, I went to Italy. I studied mythology in the Greek and Roman worlds as part of my degree and ever since then I have been fascinated by the history of these two places and have really wanted to visit Rome. So, not only did I get there …

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The Wilderness of Mount Tongariro

The Wilderness of Mount Tongariro

Back in 2008, I toured the north and south islands of New Zealand and one of the most amazing things I did was to hike across an active volcano, otherwise known as Mount Tongariro. Feeling a little hungover, as was the norm back then, I started on the hike across Mount Tongariro National Park. I …

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A Beautiful Home in Hikkaduwa

A Beautiful Home in Hikkaduwa

Sri Lanka I spent the first few days of 2018 on the beautiful island of Sri Lanka, otherwise known as the Pearl of the Indian Ocean. It really is one of my favourite destinations for a number of reasons, the beautiful scenery, the wildlife, the food, and the wonderful hospitality of the Sri Lankan people. …

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Photo Walks Around The City; October 2017

Photo Walks Around The City; October 2017

In October, I was in Phra Nakhon area, one of my favourite places to hang out. I took a bike to the intersection where Lan Luang Road meets Ratchadamnoen Klang Road where King Prajadhipok Museum and Wat Saket are located. I stood for what seemed like ages for a gap in the traffic. Up the …

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Photo Walks Around the City; June 2017

Photo Walks Around the City; June 2017

Two of my favourite things; walking and photography. Sathorn Neua Road (2/6/2017) Charoenkrung Road (2/6/2017) Silom Road (2/6/2017) Naradhiwas Rajanagarindra Road (2/6/2017) Naradhiwas Rajanagarindra Soi 7 Alley (2/6/2017) Sathorn Tai Road (2/6/2017) Charoenkrung Road (23/6/2017) Yaowarat Road (23/6/2017)

M.R Kukrit’s Heritage Home

M.R Kukrit’s Heritage Home

Bangkok is full of wonderful surprises and, if you know where to look, you can find them all over the city. Take Sathorn for instance, some say the centre of the city, with it’s high rise office blocks, glitzy hotels and European style bars and restaurants, but it’s also home to M.R Kukrit’s Heritage Home. …

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Break-dancing in NYC

Break-dancing in NYC

It was the Christmas of 1999, and my boyfriend gave me a wonderful surprise, but when I opened the present, I found an apple and the look on my face said “I hope that’s not all he’s got me!” The clue didn’t register until I was given a hint from his parents; the Big Apple?!  …

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My Favourite Places on Earth

My Favourite Places on Earth

Over the years, I have travelled to over 20 countries and I’ve seen and done so many amazing things. But, there are a few places that I hold dear to my heart for one reason or another, so here is a list of my favorite places on Earth. Bangkok My home for the past three …

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One of My Best Travel Moments

One of My Best Travel Moments

One of my best travel moments was when I went travelling in 2008, and my friends had come to visit me in Thailand. What I didn’t know was that my friends had been plotting with my family for my folks to come and visit me for my birthday. My friends and I had arrived on …

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