Me at St Hilarion Castle, North Cyprus

Phew! Sometimes it felt as though 2016 would never end. With a stream of celebrity deaths and some seismic shocks in both political and geographic landscapes, there’s a danger of remembering last year for all the wrong reasons. Personally I struggled a little last year too, mostly in the latter half of the year, Read More

Stockholm at sunset

The waiter indicated to a spare table on the outdoor terrace at Fotografiska. I slipped into the chair, feet gently throbbing, and tucked the soft blanket around my legs – it may be summer in Stockholm, but as the sun fell below the horizon there was a definite nip in the air. Sipping my, Read More

Mid-July, I took a deep breath and headed to Stockholm for TBEX, widely regarded as the travel blogging conference. I’ll admit to slight nerves, mainly because my blog is fairly new and I wasn’t sure if I should be better established before mingling with the travel-blogging elite. (Also, ahem, because it followed the Worldwide, Read More