Warner Brothers Harry Potter Studio Tours! An Incredible Time

Growing up a major book-nerd, I loved reading Harry Potter. I dreamed of attending Hogwarts, being friends with the Weasleys, and studying with Hermione. When the movies came out I went with my family to the midnight theatre premieres. We would all wear our robes and stay up until 2:00am watching the newest movie. InContinue reading “Warner Brothers Harry Potter Studio Tours! An Incredible Time”

Applying for a UK Visa- 2019 vs. 2021

Visas. The part of travel that stresses me out the most. But if you want to live in a new country and you don’t have a second passport and aren’t part of the EU, what are you supposed to do? In 2019 I applied for my first UK visa, the Tier 4 Student Visa. AsContinue reading “Applying for a UK Visa- 2019 vs. 2021”

Travelling as a Couple: Our Story

Travelling is an activity that can be done completely alone, in a large group, with a family, or as many pairs do, with your partner. Josh and I talked about travel on our first date, he had an upcoming trip to Japan, and I had just moved to England to begin my Masters. We talkedContinue reading “Travelling as a Couple: Our Story”

Thessaloniki: The Perfect City Break

Thessaloniki was our last stop on our trip to Greece. By the time we got there, we had experienced mountains, seas, and lots of ancient sites. Neither one of us really knew what to do in Thessaloniki, but the city had some ideas. In this article I’ll take you through a little Thessaloniki itinerary, asContinue reading “Thessaloniki: The Perfect City Break”

The Strangest Sites of Brussels

When you think of Brussels, Belgium, what comes to mind? When I thought about Brussels, the only thing that I could think of was that the EU met there. I knew there was a large building with EU flags outside of it. But when we got to Brussels and everything was closed, what were weContinue reading “The Strangest Sites of Brussels”

Ashdown Forest: A Little Glimpse of Childhood

Ashdown Forest, or the 100 Acre Wood as you might know it, is a beautiful area in the South of England. Full of beautiful hiking trails, small towns and lots of literary history. Ashdown Forest is known for being the fictional home of Winnie the Pooh, the beloved bear with stories created by author A.A.Continue reading “Ashdown Forest: A Little Glimpse of Childhood”

Bruges: The Perfect City Break

In March of 2020, Josh and I had planned to take a weekend trip to Venice, instead however our trip took a quick turn when Venice was put into lockdown to try and stop the pandemic from spreading. So that weekend (not knowing that eventually we would all be in lockdown!) we booked a quickContinue reading “Bruges: The Perfect City Break”

Meteora Monasteries: When Beauty and History Collide

Meteora, a rock formation in central Greece homes two towns (Kalambaka and Kastraki) and several historic monateries and nunneries that live on top of the rocks. We initially visited Meteora because Josh loves hiking and climbing, and was interested in seeing the rocks. What we didn’t expect was to fall in love with still-running nunneries,Continue reading “Meteora Monasteries: When Beauty and History Collide”

Pelion: Greece’s Secret Paradise

When I initially thought about going to Greece, my number one bucket list item was to live my Mamma Mia dreams, visit a beach, and swim. Originally our thought was to visit Athens, then island hop before flying out of Santorini. When those plans changed because of the ‘rona, we decided to take a roadContinue reading “Pelion: Greece’s Secret Paradise”

Visit Athens: Top Tips for the Budget-Conscious Traveller

When you think of going on holiday to Greece, what do you think of? Luxurious island beaches, island villas, and all the seafood you can eat? Or interesting cities, in-your-face history, and the hustle and bustle of seeing a new city? Well, the thing about Greece is, you can have both of these holidays! WhilstContinue reading “Visit Athens: Top Tips for the Budget-Conscious Traveller”