Rabat coastline
Africa

Rabat, a city less visited

Rabat, the not well known capital city of Morocco, a city occupied by just over 500,000 people, all speaking a combination of French and Arabic. The city combines both it’s traditional Arabic roots with modern French twists offering a variety of culture. While many people who visit Morocco tend to go to the tourist centre that is Marrakesh, Rabat offers an array of traditional Moroccan culture, with the added benefit of being filled with locals as Read more…

Saigon
Asia

So Long Saigon

Saigon, or as it’s known to locals Ho Chi Minh City, is a hub of culture and most importantly food. There are so many food options here is just a taste of my favourite places. Vegetarian restaurant After my bun cha ta in Hanoi, I had a huge craving for more so after a wander around I found an incredible vegetarian restaurant which specialises in it. Quán Cơm Chay Thiện Duyên took £3.60 from me Read more…

Ha Long Bay
Asia

Oh hey Hanoi

Whilst out of all of my travels, this city was my least favourite their were a few stand out food moments which I couldn’t wait to share with you all! Bun Cha Ta Located on 21 Nguyen Huu Huan Street in the old quarter, this was my favourite place to eat in the city. Whilst their is a room – which I named the ‘Tourist Room’  – that all foreigners sit in, you do get Read more…

Bangkok
Asia

24 hours in Bangkok

Like many people travelling South-East Asia has been on my bucket list for as long as I can remember. This summer, I finally got to tick off two countries, Thailand and Vietnam. Bangkok was my first destination, it’s filled with culture and incredible sights, however, let’s focus on the food, for now, shall we? Day 1: My first taste of Thai culture came from a coffee shop; JOY COFFEE to be exact. Found at Soi Read more…

Budget travel
sight seeing

5 tips to travelling on a budget

Since a young age I’ve wanted to travel, but as with most things in life, this can be incredibly costly and therefore not something easy for students to do Unless of course, you learn to do it on a budget. After my recent 3 week trip to Southeast Asia I managed to find a few tips and tricks to stay on budget on holiday. So here are my top 5 tips enjoy your travelling trip without Read more…

Brussels
Europe

6 hours in Brussels

6 hours in Brussels or Bruxelles was difficult. It’s an amazing city full of beautiful side streets, restaurants, cafes and architecture for you to enjoy. If you go to visit this city and you have more time on your hands use it, explore what this Belgian city can offer you, but remember it is a capital city things are going to be slightly more expensive. We kicked off the afternoon with a visit to Greek Read more…

Dusseldorf
Europe

Düsseldorf, Your Next City Break

On the 28th of August my partner and I ventured to the German city of Düsseldorf. A city I have always wanted to visit. Dubbed ‘little Paris’ this city is full of culture and couture. We stayed at Villa Achenbach, a historic hotel dating back to 1907. It was grand and beautiful with polite staff, who spoke wonderful English and is located right around the corner from La Luce Duo, the number one restaurant in Read more…

Antwerp
Europe

Antwerp, the multicultural city

Diamond capital of Europe and the second most multicultural city in the world. Antwerp may be small but with over 170 different nationalities represented,  it’s a cultural hub. The ideal way to get to this city is by the Eurostar from London St Pancras, travel to Brussels and then get the train out to Antwerp Central which is around an hour north. If you book far enough in advance it’s fairly cheap and you can Read more…

Europe

Amsterdam, Not Just Red Lights

Amsterdam, the city known for its red lights and debauchery, a city which entices tourists, young, old, male or female to experience a completely different culture for a few days. Amsterdam has many different faces, there’s the old-fashioned side of town, the dark and mysterious side and the new modern locations. While this city may appeal to most young people for its Instagrammable canals and picturesque rows of bikes, for me, it’s the quaint nature Read more…

Mexico

A Mexican holiday outside of Cancun’s Zona Hotelera

Cancun can be the most cliche word uttered by westerners heading to the Gulf of Mexico. Families saving up for years to afford the flights and all-inclusive resorts on the Zona Hotelera (Hotel Zone). Like many resorts found in the much nearer Spain, these hotels dilute the local culture in order to bring western traditions to their guests. I, however, didn’t fly to Cancun with the intention of fitting in with fellow my British countryman. Read more…