Posts Tagged ‘Travel’

Summer of Magic

From left to right: Urban Ears Plattan headphones in Smoke £50, Urban Outfitters, Scrimshaw coasters, Thomas Paul £12.95, Supernice, Ray Ban Wayfarer Sungasses £140, Net A Porter,  New York, Edward Rutherford, £16 Amazon, Feather Charm Belt, £20, Urban Outfitters, Solid perfume, £20, Le Labo, Anthropologie, S, ailor tote bag $33, Banyan Hippo, Vintage Map Notebooks £10 […] Read more…

Notes from… Hamburg

Mr Kebab – tick Some of the best street art in the world – tick Great bar snacks – tick Apparently Hamburg’s official name is the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg. I’ve had to look up ‘Hanseatic’ and I still don’t entirely understand what it means – something about trading. Anyway, that’s not important […] Read more…

Notes From…Edinburgh

This week I am here to tell you about one of my favourite cities. While I was writing this article I realised that I have been to Edinburgh five times. Each time, it has always been as a student or a first jobber with small means, but Edinburgh is a city for everyone. The first […] Read more…

Notes from… St Anton, Austria

So, I am stepping in this week to talk about ski resorts which apart from reading, is probably the subject my life centres on most this time of year. Whether it’s colleagues in my office popping over for questions on which resort is best [I am thinking about opening a helpline], booking my own trip, […] Read more…

A Contintental Christmas

In my opinion, Europe is one of the most magical places to spend the winter. I’ll be spending Christmas in London for the first time in a few years this year, and am so thrilled! I decided to take a look around and see what other cities and towns in Europe are up to over […] Read more…

Notes from… Iceland

The most amazing and interesting geography imaginable – tick Icy wind that chills you straight to the bone – tick Natural phenomena – tick Iceland is amazing. Hands down incredible. Beautiful, mysterious, interesting; everything you want from an adventure. Well, that’s if you don’t mind the bone chilling cold or putting up with 24 hours […] Read more…

Notes from…Transylvania

Gorgeous mountain views – tick The most hysterical tourist tat in the world – tick Warm, fresh cows milk  – tick Surrounded by the Carpathian mountains, the Transylvanian countryside is stunning. Far from the vampire-esque dark and broody film and literature connotations, there are lush green mountains, flowers, horse and carts and streams running through […] Read more…

Notes from… Zurich

An abundance of quaint historical buildings that make you feel as though you’re one of the Von Trapps – tick Exquisite Patisseries and cafes you just have to test out – tick Home of the ultimate bratwurst – tick Zurich is the financial centre of Switzerland, and although one of the most expensive cities in […] Read more…

Mieke Willems

From a blue shop in Belgium, Mieke Willems is run by Veronik Willems and Meike Verbijlen who: – like to wear braids in their hair – own a blue shop – veronik likes drawing and cutting papers – mieke collects all the nice things in the world – veroniks feet are always frozen – mieke […] Read more…

Notes From…Stockholm

A beautifully replicated 17th century ship (note, this is not usually a pre-requisite for my holidays) – tick Lovely, mouth-watering cakes – big tick Water and lots of it – tick Stockholm is green, clean and surrounded by water. To be precise, the city is built on 14 islands and connected by 57 bridges. Coming […] Read more…

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