There’s Something Magical About Barcelona

Did I ever tell you about the time I went backpacking across Western Europe? I was just outside of Barcelona, hiking in the foothills of Mount Tibidabo….. For those of you not familiar with this story, it’s from the TV Show Friends and it’s known as the magic story you use when you want to have sex (Youtube link here – Part 1, Part 2). I’m … Continue reading There’s Something Magical About Barcelona

A Second Round of Expectations

Paris. Many people say you either love it or hate it. I probably fall into the ‘love it’ column, simply because it’s a city I would always go back to. There are obviously many highs of Paris (e.g. Tour Eiffel) and yes there are unavoidable lows (Paris is comparatively dirty to London). Yet this generally isn’t a problem for places that you haven’t built up such … Continue reading A Second Round of Expectations

Travelling for the First Time

Significant holidays are always an exciting time in your life. By significant I mean, it’s the first time visiting a place you’ve always dreamed of, the first time travelling with a partner or even just travelling alone. Whatever, the reason or occasion, there are a lot of common themes which when you look back on it, are actually quite amusing. Hindsight is always great, so … Continue reading Travelling for the First Time