Gyllen Infinity Watch – Louise Rose Gold

I’ve always loved Maths, it was my strongest subject at school, what I chose to study at University and now what I’ve been teaching for the last four years. Therefore when I first glanced my eyes on the Gyllen watch it was just perfect. Not only are the colours exceptional, but the intricate detail of…

Top 3 tips for Madrid 1: Airbnb it If you haven’t already taken advantage of airbnb, it’s cheaper than hotels, you get way more than you would in a hotel. We had a gorgeous large flat with a mezzanine floor, just off Sol, so super central. The 4 best amigos, fridge, sofas, kitchen, two bathrooms…

The Unibox Revealed

Whilst at University, away from home either for the first time or by now you’re in your third year and you’re loving life. If you’re anything like me you LOVE receiving post. Well, I have found for you the best thing ever. The Unibox! A box full of goodies delivered to your door each month,…

A Sunny Perspective

Learning to ski at the age of 19 was a struggle to say the least. Panicking at the top of steep slopes and finding the instructors would always pause for a debrief just before going down the steepest part of the hill. This meant, every few minutes, I would have to re-tell myself that ‘I could…

My trip to the Grand Canyon

As you know from my previous blog, Norberta, the car is gorgeous. We began our road trip by heading out to the Grand Canyon. This was a very easy drive from Las Vegas, pretty much a straight road, one turn left and then another straight road and you’re there a few hours later. We were going…

#DoneProperly

O Propercorn, O Propercorn How lovely are your flavours! O Propercorn, O Propercorn, How lovely are your flavours! In England they’re made, and popped Through summer sun and winter snow. O Propercorn, O Propercorn! How are thy corns so crunchy! O Propercorn, O Propercorn! You are the popcorn most loved! O Propercorn, O Propercorn! You…

Las Vegas BABY!

Hi again… My travels continue, up into North America! It’s a bit of a long one, so bear with me! Unfortunately it wasn’t such a great start for us getting to America. We had a connecting flight from Lima to LA, and LA to Las Vegas. We arrived in LA with everything on schedule, but…

Final South America Post

We have arrived in Lima, the capital of Peru – it is massive! Accommodation: Airbnb, an apartment in Lince, a double bed, super hot showers, kitchen and washing machine. It was roughly £5.50 each a night for a double room, and good Wi-Fi too. Lima is huge; it’s hard to know where to start or…

Paracas

A little seaside town, based around the harbour and the famous poor mans Galápagos Islands just an hour off the coast. We travelled from Ica to here by Perubus, one of the snazziest buses we’ve been on, and the cheapest we could find. Typical when it was for the shortest journey, so we booked our…

Huacachina

  An oasis in the middle of the desert, surrounded by mountains of sand, it was beautiful however be prepared to constantly have sand everywhere! We arrived in the morning from our overnight bus into Ica, where you can catch a tuk tuk from outside the bus station to Haucachina for only 5 soles (£1.25)….

Arequipa and Colca Canyon

We first had another overnight bus to Colca Canyon leaving at 9:30pm from Cusco arriving the next morning at around 8am. Accommodation: we stayed in Gran Hotel, a fairly large hostel, with an open plan, shared bathrooms and outside sinks. We booked our first night on booking.com, paying 40 soles (£10) for us both, and…

Lake Titicaca

Copacabana – Bolivia A direct bus from La Paz, with a little ferry trip half way through and we had arrived to another beach called Copacabana, but this time in Bolivia. We walked down the main street from the church to the lake and asked around in a few hostels. We found a double for…