The train journey from Bern to Zurich was direct and only took an hour. I’d heard mixed reviews from people on Zurich so was slightly apprehensive about visiting. However my initial impression was that it wasn’t that bad after all. My first stop, as always, was the tourist office where I collected as many leaflets and… Continue reading A week in Switzerland. Stop three: Zurich (& a day trip to Liechtenstein)
I bought this ages ago and finally got round to reading it this week. The book is made up of a series of emails between University friends Jess and Rachel. After Graduating from Brown University Rachel moves to New York and Jess jets off to Beijing. You follow their lives for three years as they… Continue reading Graduates in Wonderland by Jessica Pan & Rachel Kapelke-Dale
This year I decided to spend my August Bank Holiday exploring England a little more. I took out a map and my eyes fell on Bath – I have always wanted to visit the Roman Baths, so I knew this was where I should spend my bank holiday weekend. I decided to visit the Baths on my… Continue reading The Roman Baths, Bath.
Edinburgh is an incredible place that I highly recommend you visit. I had 24 hours here just a few weeks ago before I headed off on a tour of the Isle of Skye (also highly recommend this!!) and I was determined to cram in as much sightseeing as I could. I managed to go to FIVE museums… Continue reading Five Free Museums in Edinburgh
Finally, a place that turned out to be exactly how I had always pictured Switzerland. In a nutshell; Bern is beautiful. As I looked out of the window from my hostel (Berne Backpackers Hotel Glocke) I felt like I was looking at the town from Beauty and The Beast. I would never have guessed Bern… Continue reading A week in Switzerland. Stop two: Bern
As part of my 2015 two-week solo interrail trip I spent a week working my way through Switzerland. I’ll admit, I underestimated just how expensive Switzerland would be but I was determined to go so I managed to stretch my budget accordingly. I flew into Geneva from London Luton with Easyjet for £50, which wasn’t unreasonable… Continue reading A week in Switzerland. Stop one: Geneva
The Giant’s Causeway has been on my bucket list for as long as I can remember. So when I finally managed to visit at the beginning of July I couldn’t help but take loads of snaps. I can’t really describe in words how it felt to finally be there, standing on this natural beauty, watching the… Continue reading Giant’s Causeway – A day trip from Belfast