Europe, Travel

Review: Art Boutique Hotel Monopol, St. Moritz

19th March, 2018

When choosing our accommodation in St Moritz we had a firm idea of what we were looking for. We wanted to be within short walking distance of the ski lifts, somewhere with excellent amenities but not prohibitively expensive. Art Boutique Hotel Monopol ticked all those boxes for us. Check in Upon arrival at St Moritz […]

Europe, Travel

A guide to skiing in St Moritz, Switzerland

10th March, 2018

I’ve recently returned from a week long ski holiday in St Moritz, Switzerland. It was my second time staying at this resort, although my first visit was pre-blog so I never wrote a post about it. I’ve got to know St Moritz fairly well now so here’s my guide to skiing at this resort… About […]

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5 things to do in Geneva

23rd July, 2016

Last month we travelled to Geneva for the briefest of visits, staying only one night and around 36 hours in total. Despite the limited time we had and the damp weather we experienced for the majority of our stay we still tried to fit in as much as possible. Here are five things we got […]

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Chillon Castle Day Trip from Geneva

16th July, 2016

Chillon Castle was a must-see for me during our recent trip to Gevena and despite the miserable weather I was determined to make it happen. Situated at the opposite end of Lake Geneva, Chillon Castle is about an hour outside the city of Geneva but is easy to get via public transport. There are a […]

Europe, Life

June Re-Cap: Geneva, Cornwall and visitors from Australia!

30th June, 2016

What’s been happening this month? June has definitely been the busiest month of the year so far! The first weekend of the month started with a day trip to Upnor Castle and Whitstable. I was a little disappointed with Whitstable to be honest, not sure if I just missed the best parts but I didn’t […]

Europe, Travel

Skiing in Engadin: Corvatsch, Switzerland

16th March, 2015

Skiing in Switzerland had been on my bucket list long before I moved to the UK. In December 2013 I spent a week out in St Moritz, one of the world’s most famous ski resorts. On this occasion we stayed with Kulm Hotel and we invited to a private ski night on the evening of […]

Europe, Travel

Scenic Helicopter Tour Over St Moritz, Switzerland

9th March, 2015

During our recent ski trip in the Engadin mountains in Switzerland, our accommodation package with Nira Alpina included a 20 minute scenic helicopter tour of the area. Unfortunately the weather turned a bit grey on the afternoon of our flight but we still enjoyed it immensely. Our flight started over St Moritz before flying over […]

Australia, Europe, Life

Looking Back: 2014 in Retrospect

5th January, 2015

At first I wasn’t sure if I would write this post, as I felt like I cut back on traveling a little this year (mostly to do with the amount of time and money I had to invest in getting a new UK visa). But as I started looking back on blog posts and travel […]

Europe, Travel

A Brief Stay in Basel

29th October, 2014

Anyone who has known me for a while is probably aware of my slight obsession with Switzerland. Before my first visit to Europe it was the country I wanted to visit the most, besides the UK. And seeing it in person did not disappoint. I stayed in Lucerne during that first visit and it instantly […]

Australia, Life

2013: A Look Back

23rd March, 2014

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 […]