[THIS IS] Portland, OR

So a while back now, I had the opportunity to visit Portland, which is the largest city of the state of Oregon. It’s probably not somewhere I would have planned to go, so I jumped at the chance to spend some time there. There are basically a few important things Continue Reading

[THIS IS] Athens

I’ve wanted to go to mainland Greece ever since I became interested in Classics and ancient history. To actually visit the places talked about in the plays of Sophocles and Euripides, and walk around the same(ish) city that Socrates and Plato made their home… So when my mum and brother Continue Reading

[THIS IS] Edinburgh 2.0

Around 2 years ago, I visited Edinburgh, did all of the tourist stuff, wrote a blog post etc. And this Easter weekend, I did it all again – and if anything I love Edinburgh even more! This time, we stayed slightly outside of the city centre, in the Stockbridge area. Continue Reading

Holiday Catch Up – Orlando & Austin

Earlier this month, I finally managed to get back to Florida, 15 years after my last visit. And of course I spent most of my time at the parks! We also headed out to Texas for a second week to spend time with family, which was really chilled compared to Continue Reading

Hay Literature Festival 2018

At the end of May, I spent a Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday at Hay Festival in Hay-on-Wye. Despite my love for books, I’d not been before, and it was quite an experience! It’s huuuuge compared to other Literature Festivals, and much busier. There were possibly too many people… But Continue Reading

Barcelona Buys – Duty Free / Sephora / NYX

Although I was a lot more reserved than I usually am when we go on holiday, I did of course make a few small purchases to tide me over! The majority (in terms of price) of these were actually in Duty Free at the airport on the way out there, Continue Reading

This is… Santorini, Greece

I’m writing this on the plane home, *sob*, heading back to the UK after a week in sunny Santorini. It’s a truly beautiful island, and there’s so much to see and do, so just a few quick facts before I get into it! We went on a package holiday with Continue Reading

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