Living History in Hong Kong

I’ve been in Hong Kong for about a month now and I’ve come to the decision that there is no better time to be living here. The protests have been in full swing for months now and I’ve no doubt that, in the future, they will be seen as a key point in the history…

The Cost of Travelling Poland

Poland is a historic country that, except from boozy trips to Krakow, doesn’t appear to be on anyone’s list for a getaway. However, the costs of travelling through the country, or just visiting one city, are so low that it should be. I’ve averaged out the cost of the three main expenses in each big…

Yorkshire 3-Peaks Challenge

In the Yorkshire Dales lie the hills of Pen-y-ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough – collectively they are know as the Yorkshire 3-Peaks. The aim of the 3-Peaks challenge is to summit all 3 in under 12 hours, usually starting in the small town of Horton-in-Ribblesdale. Once completed you’ll have covered a distance of roughly 25miles and…

The Best of Łódź

With a population of 700,000, Łódź is Poland’s third-largest city, but you’d be forgiven for feeling underwhelmed upon arrival. The main station is big enough to serve a megacity, yet it’s empty – it almost feels like you have gotten off at the wrong stop. All is not lost. With a thriving bar scene, one…

Best Vegan Restaurants in Wrocław

Polish cuisine predominantly revolves around meat which, as a vegan, is problematic. However, hope is not lost. All major Polish cities have a selection of vegan restaurants and, if failing this, their famous pierogi (dumplings) can be filled with vegetables. Wrocław has a variety of both independent and chain restaurants, I’ve split them into these…

Six tips to get the most out of Edinburgh Fringe

There is nothing quite like Edinburgh Fringe. The population of Edinburgh doubles as this great city welcomes the best entertainers from all over the world. For the whole of August, the best city in the world overflows with talent, life and originality: making it an experience like no other. Here are six tips to maximise…

Zakopane and Morskie Oko

Zakopane is a tourist hub that lies in the wake of the breathtaking Tatra Mountains, making it a fantastic base for venturing out on hikes in the summer. Here’s a few tips for planning your summer stay, including how to hike to Morskie Oko. Accommodation: The Zakopane area is brimming with beautiful wooden chalets, both…

Krakow’s Best Bars

Krakow has long been renowned for its spectacular bar scene and it certainly deserves such accreditation. Across the city there are a bountiful number of bars worth your time, but here are five of the best: House of Beers: My all-time favourite bar in Krakow. It’s got a fantastic selection of beers, all of which…

Majestic Myanmar: Inle Lake

Inle Lake is a natural wonder that, in spite of growing tourism, has retained its original character and charm. Nyaung Shwe, the small town adjacent to the lake that houses most travellers, is a charismatic place teeming with life, quirky activities and some mouthwatering eateries. Between the two, there are a plethora of things you…

Majestic Myanmar: Bagan

Bagan is the garden of Earth. 2,200 temples sprawl over this vast territory of unquestionable natural beauty. Once the capital of the Burmese region, Bagan is now the cultural hub of Myanmar and it is beautiful. Mother Nature has free reign here, making it an ideal place to grab an e-bike and go exploring. This…

Majestic Myanmar: Mandalay

Make no mistake Mandalay is a metropolis: the air is thick with dust and the ringing of car horns. The roads are filled with bikes that seemingly have no regard for safety. Despite this, there are beautiful spots to be visited and authentic foods to be eaten – making Mandalay a must-visit when in Myanmar….

The perfect day in Copenhagen

With stunning Scandi architecture to gaze at and delicious Nordic cuisine to gorge upon, you could easily lose yourself in the paradise of Copenhagen for weeks. However, the expensive nature of the city means time isn’t a luxury many can afford in the Danish capital. Here is your solution – the ultimate itinerary to soak…