Oslo has been the capital city of Norway since 1814 and is now one of Europe’s fastest-growing cities – also reputed as one of the most expensive cities in the world. With a population of almost 700,000 and eye-catching architecture, the largest city in Norway is quickly transforming into a cosmopolitan hub.
Oslo is an easy-going city combined with an abundance of world-class museums, restaurants and art – a special blend of big city life with the feel of a much smaller town. Continue reading From fjords to forests: Oslo, Norway’s capital city
Heading to Edinburgh on something of a ‘luxury budget’ this year? Megabus Gold could be a good shout without causing too much of a dent in your pocket. Continue reading Luxury overnight coach travel with MegaBus Gold
La Paz, in Bolivia, is the highest administrative city in the world positioned at the dizzying height of more than 3,500m above sea level. I chose to visit Bolivia as part of a trip to South America consisting of an earlier stop off in Peru and a stop off en route to the Uyuni Salt Flats. Continue reading How to enjoy the dizzying heights of La Paz, Bolivia
The Black Cultural Archives (BCA) in Brixton, South London was established in 1981 by educationalist and historian Len Garrison to celebrate the contributions that black people have made to culture, society and heritage of the UK’s black history. Continue reading Dive into Britain’s black history at the Black Cultural Archives, London
In 2016 I travelled to South America to enjoy visits to Lima and Cusco in Peru before travelling on to La Paz and Uyuni in Bolivia. The trip involved preparation to travel at altitude as Cusco in Peru is more than 3,300m above sea level, whilst La Paz in Bolivia sits at more than 3,600m above sea level.
Altitude sickness can affect anybody no matter how healthy you may be. It’s important to take precautions where possible and to stay alert to the danger signs, seeking medical advice if necessary. Continue reading Top 5 tips for surviving altitude sickness
A few minutes walk from Stanmore tube station, Pecking Order is positioned along The Broadway offering an American-style dining experience and promises of high quality service. Continue reading Get the ‘Pecking Order’ right, in Stanmore, London
Located in St Martin’s Courtyard, Dolce by Ferrero Rocher represents Covent Garden’s latest pop-up, multi-layered dining experience. For just 10 days visitors in London will have the opportunity to experience an exquisite and unique dining experience, celebrating the tastes and textures of the much-loved, Ferrero Rocher. Continue reading Lux dining at Dolce by Ferrero Rocher, a Covent Garden pop-up
I’d previously visited Sweden to explore Stockholm and Uppsala, both of which were places that I enjoyed. I was thrilled to have the opportunity to visit a friend in Skane for a few days during the summer to experience one of the most dynamic and expansive areas in Northern Europe. Continue reading Skane, Sweden, highlights of an underrated destination
Some call it the Golden City, others call it the City of 100 Spires. Whatever you decide, a visit to Prague should be at the top of any sightseeing list. Just a short flight from the UK, Prague is an ideal short hop getaway to experience tasty food, beer on tap (apparently the best in the world), stunning sights and more in the capital of the Czech Republic.
Continue reading Travel tips for Prague, Czech Republic
In early 2016 I spent just 24 hours exploring the city of Copenhagen in Denmark.
The Danish capital presents a fantastic destination for a short hop getaway from the UK. Denmark welcomes tourists to eat, explore and fall in love with the small but beautifully formed city. Continue reading A 24 hour city break to Copenhagen, Denmark