Madrid, Spain

Over shadowed by the more in favour Barcelona. But this doesn’t stop Madrid showing of its Spanish flair. Madrid just oozes with effortless class and style, starting with the attractive and very impressive architecture which is in abundance across the city. The picturesque cobbled street of Cortes is my favourite area of Madrid. Full off cool little bars where you…

Barcelona, Spain

The mediterranean vibes, the gothic architecture and the debauched nights out. These are the reason why Barcelona is the ideal city break. Barcelona’s diversity of architecture adds to the character of the mediterranean city. With the Gothic facades blending in with the modern, urban construction which pierces the city’s skyline. With the Sagrada Familia the most notable. Catching the eye…

London, England

I usually travel to London at least two or three times every year. London has so much on show. You can head there for shopping, sight seeing, art, music and History. Theres plenty of places to go shopping in London. Regent Street and Oxford Street off all the high retail brands and many other shops which I can’t usually find…

Western Cape, South Africa

With its rolling hills, maculate countryside, sunny climate and vineyards as far as the eye can see. The Western Cape is truly a wonderful and amazing place to visit. From the sleepy town of Franshhoek to the hustle and bustle of Cape Town, The Western Cape has so much to offer.  Frannshoek  Dating back to 1688, Franshhoek is a little…

Cape Town,South Africa

  I’ve recently arrived back in the UK after working in Paarl which is located just outside Cape Town. This iconic City which has Table Mountain as its famous backdrop was going to be my home for the next three months. Coming from the English countryside I’m not use to the hustle and bustle of living in a city but…

Lake Naivasha & Hells Gate, Kenya

My only experience of walking through hell, but not one of the evil kind. I had a spare weekend during a half term break whilst working at Braeburn school Mombasa. Instead of wasting it sunbathing in the African sun I decided to invite two of friends to spend a few days in Nairobi and then travel up to Lake Naivasha.…

Staycation in South Africa

With the only few weeks left I have in South Africa I wanted to make to the most of it. Luckily my girlfriend Helen planned to fly to Cape Town and visit for 10 days. As soon as I knew she was coming out I began planning little trips in and around Cape Town. Here’s an itinerary of what we…