Climbing the Seven Hills of Edinburgh

You’ll find when walking around Edinburgh that it’s not a particularly flat city. No matter where you’re going, you’ll find yourself panting from the sloped streets and many, many staircases. Edinburgh is located within seven distinct hills that play into the city’s landscape. It is in homage to Rome which is also built on seven…

Edinburgh’s Prettiest Mews: The Most Instagrammable Spots

Edinburgh is one of the most beautiful cities I have ever visited and I consider myself to be so lucky that I live here. I constantly take photos whenever I’m out and about whether it’s a planned photo walk with my camera or a quick snap on my phone when I’m running errands. As Edinburgh…

As Freely as I Love Others

“In 2019, I hope that I treat myself with respect and realise that I am worth more than I make myself out to be. I hope that I become unapologetic for who I am and stop saying sorry so much. But most of all I hope for 2019 to be the year of self-validation where…

How to Spend 48 Hours in Hamburg

Despite being one of the largest port cities in Europe, Hamburg was never a place I knew much about before visiting. As a mid-way point between Berlin and Amsterdam, it made the perfect stopover on our interrail trip and we took a couple of days to discover the city’s gems. Unfortunately due to the grim…

Three Perfect Days in Vienna

Due to the nature of our interrail trip, we only spent three days in Vienna but each one of them was perfect. There are so many things to do and we definitely had the perfect blend of being tourists and living the life of a local by visiting some of the lesser known spots. Like…

Oor Wullie’s Big Bucket Trail: A Nationwide Hunt Across Scotland

Scotland recently had its first nationwide art trail going by the name, ‘Oor Wullie’s Big Bucket Trail,’ counting decorated statues that are based off the classic cartoon character. They say to write about your passions in life and over the past couple of months, I have become very passionate about Oor Wullie’s Big Bucket Trail….

Three Days in Amsterdam: A Guide

Amsterdam is such a beautiful city and I fell in love with its uniqueness. It was the last stop on our interrail trip so by the time we arrived, I was exhausted from travelling. Due to this and a number of other factors, I was stressed the majority of the time and that perhaps prevented…

48 Hours in Budapest: A Guide

As we lost a day to travelling, we only got to spend little over 48 hours in Budapest, the first stop on our interrail trip. I was super excited to explore the city so I was gutted when our flight was delayed and we missed out on time there. Budapest is absolutely gorgeous and I’m…

A Lookback on my Second Year at University

I wrote a post like this after I finished my first year at university, reflecting on everything that I had learned from a personal perspective rather than an educational one. I had a wee read of it the other day now that I’m finished my second year and I thought it would be nice for…