My original intention was to travel from Venice to Strasbourg via Milan, where I'd have a brief stopover before continuing on to France. As I discussed my travel plans with an Italian colleague, she didn't look too sure. After asking my reasons for heading to Milan specifically, she suggested looking at Verona instead. Well, I… Continue reading Postcards from…Verona
I've recently returned from a relaxing and chilled week in the Canary Island of Gran Canaria. My usual island of choice in this area is Tenerife, an island that holds a special place in my heart. However, upon insistence from family that we should go somewhere else for a holiday, we went for something completely… Continue reading Postcards from…Gran Canaria
The seaside town of Ramsgate is the perfect weekend escape from London. Within minutes of wandering along the boat-filled harbour, the stress of the week melts away and you're ready to just...relax. There's a bit of something for everyone, with a sandy beach, plenty of pubs and restaurants and the seaside staple: amusement arcades! Aside… Continue reading Postcard from…Ramsgate Harbour
Venice was my first introduction to Italy, a country I have been wanting to visit for years. There was a high expectation of something amazing as I touched down in the city, and the four days I spent there definitely lived up to everything I hoped it would be and more. I picked up three postcards from Venice,… Continue reading Postcards from…Venice
The tiny little city of Innsbruck sits nestled in the mountains of the Alps. As I sat on the train from Vienna, I could see the mountains looming in the distance and already knew I was going to love the place. I had no idea what to expect as Innsbruck was a last minute addition to my European… Continue reading Postcards from…Innsbruck
Before visiting Vienna, I thought it was just going to be pretty buildings and an Opera House. Although I only had a short time in the city, I quickly realised it has so much more to offer than just some fancy brickwork, and it's the reason I'll be heading back there at some point in… Continue reading Postcards from…Vienna
After spending just 48 hours in the amazing city of Copenhagen, Denmark, I managed to see a fair number of the sights in the city. I picked up a few postcards from this trip, but I really like these two! Of course I visited the Little Mermaid statue, despite reading numerous reviews of how underwhelming… Continue reading Postcards from…Copenhagen
This one's a golden oldie, and I love postcards like these that show lots of different sights in a city! It's just a reminder of how many amazing things there are to see and do in Paris!
Although I had just one full day in Dresden, I made the most of it by exploring the compact city and seeing as much as possible. First stop of the day was Frauenkirche, and I loved the views from the top. Of course, this had to be one of the postcards I picked up in… Continue reading Postcards from…Dresden
Most people with a 9 - 5 office job will understand the monotony of going to work in an office for five days a week. The problems that come up are often the same, and the work varies...but not enough to be noteworthy. I've gotten to that part of the year where I've had nearly… Continue reading On the horizon – Norway!