Exploring Iceland: The Land of Fire and Ice

From high up Reykjavik looks like a tiny toy town and it really does feel that way. It doesn’t feel like many European cities. It kind of felt like a ski resort town that you visit with school friends. I loved it though and can’t wait to return for a longer stay.

Paradise is Closer to London Than You Think

The past few months have been a bit of a blur.  I’ve visited 2 new countries, returned to Spain for a week, been to Guernsey (again!) started wedding planning and found out Monday that I’ve gotten a new job.  Oh and my mother lands here in 5 days.  Let’s just say the second half of…

Hastings: A Historic Little Town by the Sea

Getting out of London to relax and recharge is the best way to cope with the everyday stressors of the city.  Coming to the end of May we nearly forgot we had a second bank holiday in the month.  With some free time off from work and a desire to explore somewhere new outside of…

Autumn City Break: Norwich

Here we are again mornings are darker and nights drawing in closer, we are in Autumn folks and while I love summer this is my season.  Last year London had a particular lovely autumn, mainly because we had a not so lovely summer.  Gorgeous colors were everywhere especially in St James’s Park. Last autumn I…

Fast track: Exploring Milan in 7 hours

I dreamed of visiting Italy and potentially retiring there ever since 1997, the year I started studying the language in grade 10.  My Italian teacher made the class enjoyable and brought Italy to life in a way that held my interest where my old French teacher (the reason I ditched) could not. Cut to 2008,…