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DELICIOUS PORTUGUESE PASTEL DE NATAS

Hands down one of my favorite sweet things to eat to this day, Pastel de Natas are the perfect dessert: light and delicate but also filling and truly, truly delicious! Pastel de Natas, also known as Portuguese custard tarts or pasteles de Belém, are small, delicious egg tarts with light, flakey pastry, often served with…

ICELAND // TRAVEL DIARY // OCTOBER 2018

To this day, even after visiting so many beautiful countries, Iceland holds a special place in my memory. It was so many things at once: breathtaking, wild, free and most of all, completely unlike anywhere I have been before. The Golden Circle Route Ben and I visited Iceland at the end of October and flew…

BARCELONA, SPAIN // TRAVEL DIARY // AUGUST 2018

This past August, I managed to fit in a quick city break with my lovely Mum to Barcelona. It was right at the end of the month so the heat wasn't too intense but it was always sunny, with no rain or dark, looming clouds to speak of. We only had a few days there,…

“Wild” by Cheryl Strayed // Reading For The Road

I decided to create this new blog series to showcase the different books which help me through my various travels. From specific travel books, to poetry books, journal books and actual literary books, I'm hoping that each different suggestion with backed anecdotes will help you all in your own travels! There was no doubt in…

TORONTO, CANADA // TRAVEL DIARY // AUGUST 2017

I was finally able to visit Canada in August 2017, where I stayed with a friend and his family in Toronto. I was travelling from New York to Toronto overnight, having recently visited a friend who lives in Astoria, Queens. I travelled on the Greyhound on the evening of the 20th August at 7:30pm and…

LISBON, PORTUGAL // TRAVEL DIARY // APRIL 2017

I visited beautiful Lisbon over the Easter of 2017 with both of my parents. It has everything - culture, beautiful sites and shopping as well as some of the most stunning hilltop views. Even visiting in April, the weather was gorgeous - sunny but cool. Lisbon is well known for its colourful buildings and some…

SEVILLE, SPAIN // TRAVEL DIARY // FEBRUARY 2017

In February 2017, I visited Seville with my mum for a quick girly getaway. I definitely need to go back at some point - the city completely consumed me. Seville is the capital of the Andalusia region of southern Spain and is known as the birthplace of Flamenco dancing. Even in February, the weather was…

VENICE, ITALY // TRAVEL DIARY // OCTOBER 2016

My trip to Venice was a 21st birthday getaway from my other half, and even though we were only there five days, it was such a gorgeous experience and I am really hoping to return and visit for longer. Even in the middle of October, the weather was still sunny and beautiful, the flights to and…