Things I'd Never Do Again - Lessons Learnt at Oktoberfest

1 May 2015
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Let’s rewind back to September 2012. I had just landed my first job in London. They didn’t actually need me to start for a couple of weeks so naturally I wanted to fill that time with one last holiday before returning to the world of employment for the first time in 3 months. Oktoberfest had been one of the events on my bucket list for when I moved to London...


Hotel Review: Sofitel Munich Bayerpost

2 February 2015
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During our weekend trip to Munich in January we stayed at the Sofitel Munich Bayerpost. The hotel is located just outside the main train station so it was a convenient base for our day trip to Neuschwanstein Castle and for exploring the city of Munich. Check In The first thing I noticed when I walked into the lobby was the incredible fragrance of the room. This may sound odd but seriously, I’ve never been to a hotel that smelt so good before...


Neuschwanstein: a real life fairytale castle

29 January 2015
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Neuschwanstein Castle has always been high on my list of places I wanted to visit, right up there with the likes of Big Ben, the Eiffel Tower and the Colosseum. It’s one of the world’s most famous castles and was the inspiration for Disneyland’s Sleeping Beauty castle. It’s location is quite remote though (about 2 hours out of Munich in southwest Bavaria) so you really need to make a special trip to see it, but it’s definitely worth going out of the way for...

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2013: A Look Back

23 March 2014
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January Rang in the New Year in Russia! Certainly an interesting place to visit. Seeing St Basil’s Cathedral in Red Square was definitely a highlight, although not at all what I was expecting on the inside! January also saw a weekend trip to Barcelona that fell on Australia Day. After a brief visit in July 2012, it was good to get a chance to go back and experience this city properly...