Cooking classes can be a cool way to experience the local food, and meet new people, while having fun making local delicacies. I needed some convincing at first, “but I can cook at home?!” I figured I’d give it a go; I’ll try anything once! I’ve now done plenty, and want to share what I… Read More Cooking classes all over the world
Every time I travel is magical for me. I try to always embrace the experience, and talk to new people, and try everything I can. I have had a few highlights though, which I’d like to share with you. Read on for my five best travel experiences. Nepal: The country probably holds a little extra… Read More My five best travel experiences to date
When I was stalking the hostel online before I left for Lisbon, the bike tour to Belem was one activity that really caught my eye (as did most of them!). I signed up when I first arrived, keen as always. The morning of the bike tour, I arrived at reception, ready to meet my group. I… Read More Lovin’ Lisbon: Bike tour to Belem
The day of the magical Sintra tour also happened to be the day the clocks changed. That, combined with cocktail night, and the storm outside, made it tricky to get going. I set off with Justin the Kiwi, and two awesome English guys, to meet our fantastic guide Ricardo. Our first stop was Boca de… Read More Loving Lisbon: fairytales galore in Sintra ✨
I signed up for a surf lesson after far too many sangrias. Struggled to get up the next morning and soldiered through a walking tour. I made the mission back to the hostel to grab my stuff and head out again, beginning to think I’d overdone it. 22 year old Tomas picked me up, and… Read More Loving Lisbon: surfs up!
If you haven’t done a free walking tour before, they are such a cool way to experience a city firsthand from a local. Their insight is amazing, and they will often point out awesome local restaurants and places to check out, that you would never normally find in a guidebook. Because it’s free, the guide… Read More Loving Lisbon: free walking tours are the best walking tours
I was holding Lisbon on a serious pedestal before I went. I had only heard raving reviews, which can sometimes lead to disappointment. However, when I started to research hostels, and they all had higher ratings than I’d ever seen before, I thought it would probably be ok. Having learnt my lesson from previous trips,… Read More Loving Lisbon: where every morning is a Good Morning