Beat the tourists: an alternative guide to the Netherlands

The Netherlands is pretty hot stuff right now. Amsterdam in particular. It seems everyone wants to visit the wonky houses, winding streets and picturesque canals. But there is a whole lot more to the Netherlands than Amsterdam. After living in the Netherlands – but not in Amsterdam – for almost a year I have spent… View Post

How to do New Orleans in a Day

This summer as part of my road trip around America’s south eastern states I found myself somewhere I had wanted to visit for years… the magical city of New Orleans. Due to my tight – as usual – schedule I had just two nights and one full day to see the highlights of this city… View Post

Sidi Bou Said, Tunisia

About twenty miles outside of Tunisia’s capital Tunis is the pretty town of Sidi Bou Said famous for its white washed walls and signature blue doors. The town is built on a cliff which means there are plenty of cafés where you can sip on Tunisian sweet tea whilst watching the sun go down.

A costal drive in Mallorca

This month my partner and I were in Mallorca for five days. Now I have been to Mallorca before… but that was ten years ago and I didn’t venture out of the sleepy (haha!) town of Magaluf so the less said about that the better. This time I was here for a wedding and to… View Post