Nobody likes those well traveled douche-bags who post pictures of themselves lazing on a beach, sipping piña coladas from a mother effing coconut, and I like to think I wasn't one. Possibly because Instagram wasn't invented yet, possibly because I was rocking a Nokia C3 at the time or quite possibly because the copious amounts of … Continue reading Travelversary – 5 Years Later
Paris has always been this cobbled, fantastical enigma to me, something I'd put high up on a pedestal and romanticised about since watching Carrie make standing in dog shit look glamorous. And then, Boyfriend took me. And even in it's snow-filled, white-skied, only-allowed-to-the-2nd-floor-of-the-Eiffel-Tower, chill - it was everything I had hoped for. We flew out … Continue reading Paris – In a V. Glamorous Nutshell
The capital of Rajasthan, also known as the Pink City, we arrived in Jaipur by train and walked the five minute commute to our nearby hotel, the HR Palace. We decided to stay somewhere a little nicer than our usual starless haunts as we had arranged to be there for the next four days. After dumping … Continue reading Jaipur – In a Nutshell
Prior to leaving the country but following the booking of trains, I was advised that the best way to do Agra was as a day trip from Delhi. Feeling a little deflated about the idea of wasting two days in a town with next to nothing to do, I wished I had done more research. ............ … Continue reading Agra – In a Nutshell (ish).
Prior to venturing across the globe to the land of Chai, The Taj Mahal and befreckled Elephants I had many preconceptions. My vision of sauntering languidly through spice markets in a cloud of cumin was, in reality, more of a slow jog through a half-mile of rickshaws with my head down and my mouth and nose … Continue reading Delhi – In a Nutshell.