Salzburg itinerary

Pick up Salzburg pass from Hauptbahnhof information point! Bring confirmation! 25 bus from Hauptbahnhof to Justiz-Gebäude, then walk to JUFA Hotel Salzburg City- Josef-Preis-Allee Hohensalzburg Fortress- 15 min walk from Justiz Gebäude- Free entrance to state rooms before 11 (try and get there!) Hohensalzburg Funicular! Maybe: Kajetanerkirche, Stift Nonnberg Walk from Hostel (remember to get…

Astana itinerary

If you’re heading over to the capital of Kazakhstan, Astana for a short trip or stopover, here is what I got up to there! There are a lot of taxis at the airport trying to take foreigners to town, both unbranded and branded. We, for some reason, took an unbranded one (he told us it…

China- Packing List

If you’re heading off to China anytime soon, here is a checklist of things to remember to take with you, from the obvious to things people always forget! Make sure you have everything you need… it’s a long journey there! Necessities: Passport Boarding pass Clothes (trousers, shorts, swimming trunks, vest tops, socks, underwear) Adaptors Towel…

Colmar and Basel Itinerary

3 Nights (2 Nights in Colmar (Friday-Sunday) and 1 Night in Basel (Sunday-Monday)) Colmar: Old Town Xmas Market Little Venice Musee Unterlinden Grand Rue de Colmar Maison Pfister- Howls Moving Castle Musee du Jouet Eglise des Dominicains Koifhus (Xmas Market) Marche Couvert Fontaine Schwendi St Martin Church (carols in evening) Place Rapp- Ice rink, xmas…

Sofia Itinerary

3 Nights (Friday-Monday) Hotel Mostel – 30 euro a night inc. breakfast. Also can pickup for 20 euro.   Potential Itinerary Saturday: Balkan Bites Tour – 2pm-4pm Crystal Park Alexander Nevski St George Rotunda Russian Church Sofia Puppet Theatre – 7pm The Frog Prince Antrakt/33 Gastronauts Rakia Raketa Bar Sunday: National Museum of Natural History/National…

NYC Itinerary

6 Nights (Saturday-Friday)   *   Arrive at JFK Airport *   Airtrain to Penn station. *   Pick up NYC pass from Madame Tussauds – Big Bus info desk (234 West 42ndStreet, NY 10036) *   135 West 30th Street- Marriott Hotel *   Times Square, Radio City hall *   Broadway *   Grand Central Station *   Tanner’s Magic Shop…

Taking a bite out of the Big Apple

After a couple of chilled out days of Food Brother, Currywurst, waffles at work and watching Fantastic Beasts in the cinema with Anne and Charles, it was time to take the plane to London to pack some last-minute stuff for mine and Lekha’s food tour of NEW YORK! 19th Nov- We got to Heathrow Airport early…

Benzene, Bowling and Banter

5th November- Tahmeed and Mohil came to visit after around 5 months of not seeing them… we met up at Alex near my flat and then went over to Va Bene for lunch, and ordered a load of pasta. Afterwards we went over to check out the farmer’s market and then walked over to the…

Diwali and Halloween… ft. FOOD

After the Oktoberfest, I’ve had a couple of relaxing days, going to l’Osteria with some colleagues, to Food Brother with Jilliane (after a difficult 2 weeks working for our respective blogs alone at work) and going to drink cocktails with Alba, Martin, Anne and Christie. A few days after that, Christie, Alba and I went to the…

A UNIQ Oktoberfest!

So because our company is pretty cool, they organised Oktoberfest for us at a hall in a nearby town, so we had to go and find clothes to wear for it, Lederhosen for guys and Dirndl for girls (Tracht is also used as a term for the traditional German clothing worn at Oktoberfest). 1st Oct-…

Roaming around in Rome!

So after playing golf on Friday and getting a max of 175 yards and a free golf ball as a souvenir, we got a new flatmate, Alba, on Saturday! After she insulted my name at a welcoming party we organised for her and a couple of other new colleagues, we went off to Silent Sinners,…

The Cursed Child in London + Karaoke

13th September- After saying bye to Ariadna (was the last day of her internship) at work and taking some selfies… I went off to the airport to catch my plane back to London for the first time during my Year Abroad! It was one of the worst plane experiences I’ve ever had, but I’m glad…