5 Hours in Boston

WHERE: Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A WHEN: June 2015 HOW LONG FOR: 5 Precious Hours! I recently said “see ya!” to old England and travelled to New England for my first international scientific conference (insert terrified emoji here). The conference itself, which was actually awesome, was in Newry Maine up a beautiful mountain – I can’t wait to write […]

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Italy

WHERE: Pisa, Florence, Siena, Rome, Sorrento, Pompeii, Vesuvius, and Capri WHEN: September 2012 HOW LONG FOR: 2 weeks In the summer of 2012 I spent two weeks travelling around Italy with one of my BEST friends from university. I apologise in advance – this post is so backdated that it probably won’t be quite so […]

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North Wales : Betws-y-Coed, Snowdon, and Portmeirion

WHERE: North Wales – Betws-y-Coed, Snowdon, Portmeirion WHEN: April 2015 HOW LONG FOR: 2 DAYS I spent my Easter weekend exploring north Wales, and I have to say, it was stunning. I definitely didn’t anticipate how beautiful it would be – having lived in the west country myself for 4 years I just expected it […]

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Bruges

WHERE: Bruges, Belgium WHEN: April 2013 HOW LONG FOR: 3 days A couple of years ago, my sisters and I took a trip to Bruges. It was the perfect place for a girly weekend – pretty walks and lots of chocolate! Bruges really was all about the chocolate for us. We were a little cheeky and […]

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Prague

WHERE: PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC WHEN: AUGUST 2012 HOW LONG FOR: 3 days A couple of years ago, my sister and I ventured off to Czech (sorry) out Prague! It is my absolute favourite city break I have ever been on, so I wanted to write a somewhat belated blog post on it.  This was actually […]

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Slovenia – Lake Bled & Ljubljana

WHERE: Lake Bled & Ljubljana, Slovenia WHEN: April 2014 HOW LONG FOR: 2 days I love going to Eastern Europe – only 2 hours away from London by plane, but you feel like you’re a million miles away from home with the beautiful red rooftops  and domed buildings. When we landed in Slovenia, it felt like we had […]

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