• Travel
  • 18.4.2017

What To Do In Belfast

Belfast is a city I have had the pleasure of visiting many times. Going to Dundee University (where every one in four students is from Belfast) means that I am never short of a Northern Irish buddy to visit. Though my last visit to Belfast was only a year ago my mum hadn’t been in almost 9 […]

  • Travel
  • 11.4.2017

New Orleans, Bourbon Street – US Travel Diary 11

Deciding to steer clear of the tourist heavy French Quarter until later on in the evening we made our way along the river in the opposite direction taking in some of New Orleans less well trodden streets. Walking in the humidity we worked up quite the appetite so stopped to grab a bite at vegan […]

  • Thoughts
  • 30.3.2017

Sitting At The Window Seat

In general, I am a pretty relaxed traveller; long journeys don’t intimidate me and I don’t need much more than a sleeping bag, toilet, and shower to happily bed down for the night, but one thing I am particular about is sitting at the window seat. It seems petty to kick up a fuss about such a small […]

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  • 28.3.2017

New Orleans – US Travel Diary 10

Day 10 of our US Road Trip and driving on the highway was becoming tedious, each hour dragged into the next and, unlike Texas, Louisiana seemingly did not have rest stops for us to stretch our legs and run around. After hours and hours of endless chain restaurants and straight roads eventually we came across Lake Charles. Sitting in […]

  • USA
  • 21.3.2017

Getting Inked in Austin – Travel Diary 9

Waking up on our second morning in Austin it was a lot greyer than our first day, but it was ok as I had plans! First off was a stop at Mi Madre’s a basic joint loved by locals for some awesome breakfast tacos before heading to All Saints to get a tattoo. I am […]

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  • 14.3.2017

Exploring Austin Texas – Travel Diary 8

Sometimes you get a good feeling about a place before you’ve even begun exploring it. This is exactly what happened in Austin; as soon as I saw the city shining on the horizon I felt an excitement in the pit of my stomach. Waking up in our Airstream Airbnb, the quirky yard was fully revealed in […]