Travel Diary: Lisbon

Last week I visited Lisbon for the first time and fell in love with its quirky charm. We chose to stay in a cute apartment in the Baixa district, which put us within walking distance of many of the sights of the city, including Commerical Square and the Elevator Santa Justa, as well as being right in … Continue reading Travel Diary: Lisbon

Seaside Snapshots and Monkey Business

We were so lucky with the weather for our mini break to Dorset this week! This almost never happens for us and we mostly get drizzle or downpours wherever we go, so it was a real treat to return to one of our favourite UK destinations and actually enjoy some September sunshine. We spent a … Continue reading Seaside Snapshots and Monkey Business

Breakout Manchester

This weekend I did something a little bit different - Breakout Manchester, a real life escape game based in Manchester city centre. After finally succeeding with challenge 1 (actually finding the place) we were briefed on what the game involves. Don't worry though - this post doesn't contain any spoilers! In teams of 2-5 people you … Continue reading Breakout Manchester

Musical Theatre – my favourite shows from 2010

I’m a big fan of the theatre and heard on the radio that tourists visiting the theatre are currently making a huge contribution to the British economy, which shows that I am not alone. As much as I love popular modern classics such as Les Miserables (one of the first shows I saw and fell … Continue reading Musical Theatre – my favourite shows from 2010

The perfect Autumn mini break in picturesque Bruges

Bruges is an amazing Autumn/Winter destination, not least because it looks its most magical when it is lit up in the evenings. I recently travelled over there on a mini cruise (overnight ferry there and back and one night in Bruges), and thought that it was the most perfect destination for this time of year. … Continue reading The perfect Autumn mini break in picturesque Bruges