LISBON | MONK RECIPES & THE SEASIDE

Making a pilgrimage to the monks in Belem and heading to the seaside for some art and a wander. These two towns in Lisbon are reason enough to head out of the city for some downtime even if they are tourist magnets in their own right. BELEM: BIG SWINGS Belem is a small town with…

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Amsterdam | A Short Stay

Getting There: Easyjet from Gatwick | BA from LHR | Ryanair from Stansted- 1h 30m flight time max. Currency: Euro Culture: happy go lucky, used to be a stag haven but there is more to Amsterdam than cheap beer and the red light district. Local transport: Tram and trains are very reliable. Bicycles are everywhere…

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Amsterdam | Europe’s Cool Cousin

Amsterdam is coolness, its just that simple. Coolness. Wander around with Van Gogh on your mind, let the blooms of tulips in the spring enchant you, a visual feat of architecture, weed? Yes. The Red Light District? Sure. But those are mere parts in a city filled with personality and the best pancakes I’ve ever…

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Prague | Bohemian Heart

Prague used to be the place for yobs on a piss up lousy weekend stag-dos, those who want cheap beer and cheaper thrills, but a lot has changed from those days thank heavens. Today we can appreciate the beauty of a city filled with grit and heart. Prague. It’s the quiet charmer at the heart…

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REFUGEE

Whereas recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world, Whereas disregard and contempt for human rights have resulted in barbarous acts which have outraged the conscience of mankind, and the advent of a…

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Rome Eats- Main and Dessert

La Taverna Dei Fori Imperiali- after walking from the Colosseum to the Pantheon, walk across the wide street and amble along until to come to the third turning on your left, or right…I’m not too sure but its about ten minutes from the Pantheon, in an alleyway, I think everything in Rome is in some cobbled…

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A Weekend In Rome

When in Rome one must roam. You cannot possibly visit Rome and not be a tourist, even living there it’ll be hard not to be enthralled by the wonder all around. Rome as a city is a wonder of the world, I believe; everything is almost steeped in history over time. You get the sense of…

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Eats & Sleeps- Prague

Before I move on from my love affair with Prague, Rome is next on the list, here are two restaurants and a hotel in Prague to eat and sleep in. Sleep Jalta Boutique Hotel Wenceslas Square, it models itself as a boutique hotel but its a little more than, spread over five floors in the…

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