Category Archive: Travel

Pottering through Barcelona, as designed by Gaudi

Spending four nights in Barcelona provides one with enough material to write dozens of blogs, so condensing it into just one is quite tricky! From the winding cobbled streets of the Gothic quarter,… Continue reading

Books, Art and Chickpeas

Last week’s blog post was my (hopefully good) effort at taking you on a whistlestop tour of the historical side of Dublin; from Georgian architecture to Victorian pubs. Dublin also has a more… Continue reading

Stoker, Wilde and Pearse

Dublin is an amazing city, filled with history and culture. The title of this blog post refers to some of the literary and political contributed to this side of the city, and I… Continue reading

Town Of Books

A literary adventure in Hay on Wye; from curious bookshops to vintage interiors.

Curious Shops, Cosy Cafés and Chilled Bars – A Guide to Stockholm part two

Earlier this week I shared with you my experiences of historic Stockholm, with a focus on the incredible Vasa shipwreck. Stockholm is a city renowned for its fascinating history, but also its keen… Continue reading

A Window to the Past – A Guide to Stockholm part one

Stockholm is a city rich in history, from Gamla Stan to the Palace of Drottnigholm. It is The Vasa shipwreck however which truly transported me into the past.

The Roof of Africa

We have been walking up a steep gradient for eight hours, I’ve not eaten for six. Waking up at midnight means that light is provided by the moon and stars above, as well… Continue reading

Bridge Over the River My Oh My

When I was offered the opportunity to work in Seville I immediately began looking through the guidebooks that I had consulted for my trip to Andalucía in 2013. I was curious to explore… Continue reading

Escape to the Country

This past weekend saw a few of us on the Leonardo scheme escape from the hustle bustle of Seville for the day. A number of things popped into my head as the bus… Continue reading

Bienvenido, this is how it starts…

It’s the end of October, and today we are thinking about sunbathing on a patio bar. Seville’s southerly situation means that at the same time one is considering what to wear to a Halloween… Continue reading