Travel

How to get a table at Oktoberfest in Munich.

Oktoberfest is one of the most fun things I’ve done in Europe. You dress up, drink loads of beer, stand on your seats and arm-in-arm to sing cheesy tunes like Teenage Dirtbag, Mr Brightside, Country Road, meet people from all over the world, chant and cheers and Prost! Oktoberfest manages to be both wholesome and […]

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Travel

Top 5 tents at Oktoberfest.

Heading to Munich for Oktoberfest? You’re going to have the best time! You’re probably wondering what beer tents (in German: festzelt) to check out at the festival, or which are the best tents at Oktoberfest. There are more than 10 giant tents on the festival ground, and unless you’re there for a week, you might […]

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Travel

What to see in the Cotswolds, England.

Ideal for a day trip or a long weekend break from London, the Cotswolds are an area of quintessential British beauty, featuring rolling green hills, quaint English villages, palaces,  gardens, and historic towns. Here’s a guide to the Cotswolds, including the best places to visit, where to stay, and what to do (as well as the perfect place to watch the sunset in the Cotswolds).

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Berlin

Starting German language classes in Berlin.

I’ve previously blogged about my slow start to learning German in Berlin, but as I wrote, I hadn’t been going to too much effort in order to learn the language of the country I now call home. Well, that’s now changed! I’ve signed up to language classes and I’m starting to actively learn German. Finally, right?

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Writing

How I’m making time for creative writing.

When I first moved to Berlin the one big difference to London that I raved about to my friends was how much more spare time I had. In London I was working long, intense days, spending a lot of time rammed onto the central line, spending a lot of money meeting up with friends, and […]

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Travel

A budget girls weekend in Brighton.

For my friend’s birthday we took the train from London to Brighton for a girls weekend. We did it on a super tight budget – living in London we were all poor as hell! We stayed at Smart Brighton because it was so cheap and had a good location (right next to the Walkabout, which… […]

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Travel

Handy tips for Oktoberfest in Munich.

It’s two weeks until I go to Munich for Oktoberfest opening weekend 2017, and I thought I’d look back on my photos from Oktoberfest last year, so I can start planning for what to wear, which tents to go to, and how much money to save, because it gets quite expensive! Last year I visited […]

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Travel

Exploring Copenhagen by boat.

A lazy Sunday in Copenhagen started by heading to Torvehallerne, the food and flower markets near Nørreport, for a coffee. They were just setting up for the day – there were vans bringing fresh flowers glistening with water, and tall Danish girls arranging their pastries and bread. We wandered down to Strøget, the shops still […]

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Travel

Hiring bikes and cycling around Copenhagen.

Looking for some alternative things to do in Copenhagen once you’ve crossed off Nyhavn and the Little Mermaid? Because my parents are living in Copenhagen right now I’ve visited them a couple of times. Copenhagen has turned into my new favourite city, and I wanted to check out some of the alternative things to do […]

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Berlin, Travel

My summer in Berlin.

I swear it just started, but summer seems to be disappearing before my very eyes. And while everyone’s told me Berlin summer is amazing, I think this summer the weather hasn’t been that great. There’s been a lot of rainy days and storms. While I’m hoping for a pretty amazing late summer, I thought I’d […]

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