America – April 2019

This post will be slightly later than usual, apologies for that. It’s also slightly different from the normal “off I go by myself to somewhere random” posts I appear to churn out on the regular, but nonetheless I hope it’ll be interesting/useful? Also, due to my poor memory and crap phone camera, I’m going to […]

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Cuba – A Practical Post

So, you’re thinking of visiting Cuba, huh? The thought of sun-soaked beaches, salsa music on every street corner, and dirt-cheap mojitos appeals? I don’t blame you at all. I bloody loved the place. However. It is not your typical tourist destination, and therefore requires a little more planning or thought process before heading out. Things […]

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Havana, Cuba – September 2018

1988. Calgary’s Winter Olympics happened in February, and the Summer Olympics were held in Seoul the same year. The UK’s pound note ceased production, and Prozac started production. Roger Rabbit, Die Hard, and Beetlejuice all came out. These, um, items, were considered fashionable: And yours truly was born. Making me 30 this year. And what […]

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Subway Specials – New York

I hate the New York subway. There, I said it. It’s dirty, it’s confusing, and I don’t like the way the trains occasionally change lines for absolutely no reason (seriously, changing the F train randomly to the M train when I’m trying to get to JFK is not conducive for my stress levels!). That being […]

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New York – April 2018

I love New York. I love New York so much that I would easily move there. Easily. So when the opportunity arises to visit, I naturally have to take it – and such an opportunity came about for a mid-April trip! I jetted out on Saturday 21st April from Heathrow with Virgin (side note – […]

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West Coast, USA – April/May 2017

Here it is y’all, what you’ve all been waiting for – the write up of the mega, 3000 mile road trip I did by myself, around the west coast of America in the age of Trump! It’s taken a while to sit down and write this – in all honesty because, over the past week, […]

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Washington DC – March 2016

I took a trip to Washington DC/Virginia in March 2016 for a break and to catch up with some dear friends of mine. I’ve spent a fair bit of time in the town I stayed in over the week (Fredericksburg, VA) but this was the first time since I nannied where I drove around by […]

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