Travel

Revisiting the Toons: Newcastle

Revisiting the Toons: Newcastle

It has not been the smoothest trip back. In fact, it was a bloody nightmare. Flybe cancelled my ticket for the last flight of the day to Newcastle for no reason after issuing me my boarding pass and not a single one of the staff […]

How to Spend Two Days in Salzburg – Day One in the Old Town

How to Spend Two Days in Salzburg – Day One in the Old Town

I’ve been looking forward to this trip for months. Both my mother and I are big fans of The Sound of Music and we wanted to do a mother-daughter trip within Europe before attending my cousin’s wedding in London. Salzburg, therefore, seemed like a good […]

La Marais – the fancy Parisian quarter

La Marais – the fancy Parisian quarter

Located in the 3rd arrondissement and a bridge across Île de Cité, where Notre Dame still proudly stands, La Marais is arguably the coolest and most stylish quarter. I went there for the first time last Christmas to meet up with my friend and his […]

Austria Photo Diary #1

Austria Photo Diary #1

After six weeks of work for me and school for the kids, we both get some time off our usual routine. The kids have gone to their grandma’s place for both weeks and I get the first of the two weeks off. Having left Paris […]

Saturday in Belleville

Saturday in Belleville

There are so many different neighbourhoods in Paris and each with its own unique characteristics. While the Latin Quarter is well known for its feisty nightlife, Belleville is the multiethnic, beautiful working-class district. The name itself means a beautiful city. And true to that, it […]

Five Parks to Visit in Paris During Spring

Five Parks to Visit in Paris During Spring

Paris has an abundance of everything – arts, cafes and luxurious fashion brands. Luckily, parks also happen to be one of these abundances, even better, they don’t cost a dime to enjoy. Since there are literally hundreds of parks to choose from (420 I believe), […]

Cow Hollow Hotel – the only boutique hotel you need to visit in Manchester

Cow Hollow Hotel – the only boutique hotel you need to visit in Manchester

It’s been a while since I visited Manchester, the city in which I spent my last year in England. The last time I went back, I was there for a long weekend and stayed at the Cow Hollow – a textile warehouse turned boutique hotel that is both […]

Five Reasons To Make Hong Kong Your Next Holiday Destination

Five Reasons To Make Hong Kong Your Next Holiday Destination

I’ve written many articles on Paris, despite only having lived there for six months. Yet, I have never written anything about Hong Kong, the place in which I grew up and lived for 14 years. Perhaps it’s because I never ‘travelled’ to Hong Kong. To […]