Category Archive: Travel

S’trip’15: Prague

Munich was supposed to be the last stop on my trip. But when I was looking for cheap flights home, I got distracted by all the beautiful cities that I had yet to… Continue reading

S’trip’15: Munich

Oktoberfest in Munich ended last Sunday and it’s strange to think that I was there too, only two months ago. It was so hot that I would have happily stayed indoors eating ice… Continue reading

S’trip’15: Berlin

I survived the Megabus journey from Cologne to Berlin. It was better the second time round and thinking of all the money I was saving did wonders for my tolerance. At only £4… Continue reading

S’trip’15: Aachen & Cologne

Back in June, I was still slugging through the final draft of my university project when I began to plan this trip. There’s nothing like a fast approaching deadline to stoke up that… Continue reading

S’trip’15: Brittany

I stayed in Rennes, the capital of the Britanny region, for three days. The day I arrived, there was a chill out zone set up in the main square with deck chairs, palm… Continue reading

S’trip’15: Normandy

When I was planning my trip, I was looking for the cheapest way to get to France. I knew I wanted to be up north but didn’t know anything about the region. So… Continue reading

A Little Trek In Europe

At the end of July, I set off with my backpack for a glorious month of travel in Europe. It was the first time I’d travelled alone and it really was a whole… Continue reading

Sporgal #6: e por fim, Lisboa

And so we arrived in Lisboa, the last stop in the Sporgal adventure. It feels like so long ago, I don’t think I have much to say really. Except to mention that the… Continue reading

Sporgal #5: Porto and a glorified sandwich

We were told that Porto was a must-visit city. I was naturally very suspicious. It’s a beautiful city, they said, but not like Lisboa. It’s similar to Lisboa, they said, but different. Is… Continue reading

Sporgal #4: a rest stop in Agolada

We had spent a little over a week travelling through southern Spain and then hopping over the border to Portugal. It was about time for a little break in the journey. This is… Continue reading