Tracking down cheap and delicious food in Venice – Where I ate…

The charming city of Venice is a popular tourist destination, and rightly so, but with so many tourists it can be a struggle to find some authentic cuisine that is budget friendly! This being my first trip to Italy, let alone Venice, I wanted to try some proper Italian food. I asked around, did some research and here is where I recommend you visit.

Bite of the Month: The Grand Howl – Homerton, London

This month’s ‘Bite of the Month’ is The Grand Howl cafe in Homerton. It is my local cafe which I am so pleased about, due to their extremely good life elixir (aka coffee) and their super tasty vegan and veggie brunches. Firstly, let me start of by saying I don’t think Homerton gets the appreciation orContinue reading “Bite of the Month: The Grand Howl – Homerton, London”

Finish it Feb – Reading Challenge #finishitfeb

Whilst browsing the Twitter airwaves last week I discovered ‘Finish it Feb’ – a month long event where you aim to read as many unfinished books and series that you can. Perfect – I have a whole heap of those books! Also I approve of the alliteration. Thinking about it, more months should really have alliteratedContinue reading “Finish it Feb – Reading Challenge #finishitfeb”

My Top Food Experiences in Vietnam – Travel Blog

A fellow traveller once told me “I’ve had better Vietnamese food in Shoreditch than I have Vietnam.” Whereas other travellers when I was backpacking South East Asia  said to me “You’re in for a real treat when you get to Vietnam, the food is great!”. For me, both these statements appeared to be true. Unlike ThailandContinue reading “My Top Food Experiences in Vietnam – Travel Blog”

8 Cheap, Alternative Things to do in Bangkok

A starting point for a lot of South East Asian travellers is Bangkok, a city like no other! It can be easy to get stuck in the tourist trap of hitting the big sights like the Grand Palace or Khao San Road. But what else is there to do? And more importantly what is thereContinue reading “8 Cheap, Alternative Things to do in Bangkok”

Bangkok – The Starting Point

Bangkok was our first stop on our South East Asia whirlwind adventure! But after 6 nights in Bangkok we were ready to leave. When you start looking cynically at new guests that arrive in your hotel because they have the same fresh faced look of fascination as you had when you arrive you know itContinue reading “Bangkok – The Starting Point”