23 year old Eleanor Hawkins unfortunately made the international news recently due to stripping off at the sacred Mount Kinabalu in Malaysia. A few days later, the area suffered an earthquake which killed 18 people. Local priests blamed this on the group, who they said, had ‘upset the Gods’. Continue reading Top 5 tips: what NOT to do when you travel→
Brick Lane is renown for its barrage of Indian and Bangladeshi restaurants and of course the well known Jewish Beigel shop, Beigel Bake. Just next door is the lesser known neighbour, Fika, a Swedish restaurant that brings an added taste of diversity to East London.
Last weekend I spent some time in Amsterdam with a group of friends for an extended weekend away. Whilst we had a fantastic weekend of dinners, partying and sightseeing, a Sunday morning stroll allowed me to explore a place that really captured my interest; the Tropenmuseum.
As part of my winter travel in 2013 I opted to head to Lisbon, the capital of Portugal for a long weekend away with six members of the Nomadness Travel Tribe from around Europe.
With some of my companions travelling from Italy, Spain, Germany and France, we had chosen Lisbon for a group trip as it would be a new experience for us to meet and explore the city together. It proved to be a fun and eventful trip offering plenty to keep seven women busy and intrigued, wanting more from a city that never stops giving.
I’ve previously written about Portland in Jamaica, home to my family and a location where many family members still live, however earlier this year I was fortunate to pay them a visit and spend some more time travelling around the country.
Have you ever visited somewhere that went completely above and beyond your expectations? Well, most recently, Marseille had exactly that impact upon me.
I had originally planned the trip to the market town as a family getaway to see the city but most importantly, to meet a relative that would be sailing on the Carnival Sunshine cruise.
Located on the south-east coast of France, a flight from London takes just 2 hours to arrive at the main airport (MRS). Upon arrival in the 2013 European Capital of Culture, I was immediately taken aback. I’d previously visited Paris and Lyon, so I expected something similar to these cities. Yet, in my opinion, France’s second and oldest city offered a far more delightful and memorable affair. Continue reading Say It With Pictures: The City of Marseille, France→