The Ultimate Scottish Road Trip

When you live somewhere for a long time, and get stuck into a routine, I find that it's often the sights right on your doorstep that you take for granted; this, unfortunately, was the case with my time in Edinburgh. I reached the end of 4 wonderful years in the city when the sudden realisation … Continue reading The Ultimate Scottish Road Trip

Friuli-Venezia Giulia: Italy’s hidden treasure

On hearing the name "Friuli-Venezia Giulia", most people will react in precisely the same way as I did upon hearing it for the first time back in 2016. Namely, "where the heck is that?!". Because when Italy springs to mind, it is the leaning tower of Pisa, the Roman Colosseum and the luxury brands of … Continue reading Friuli-Venezia Giulia: Italy’s hidden treasure

Falling in Love with Cornwall

AND WHY EVERYONE SHOULD TRY SURFING Before moving to university, I was never the type of person to explore the many different areas of the UK - I guess I always associated travelling with foreign languages, foods and cultures, and assumed that the only places worth seeing involved a plane journey. Although the UK has … Continue reading Falling in Love with Cornwall