Berlin How to Survive the Berlin Winter

How to Survive the Berlin Winter

I have never known cold like this before. I love this city. I love walking by the canal on a spring day, partying on long July nights and crunching the leaves in the Tiergarten come autumn. Heck, even the Christmas markets despite the cold are a lot of fun. But the rest of winter? Yikes. …

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Berlin The Cosiest Cafés in Berlin

The Cosiest Cafés in Berlin

Before you go any further, in this article I don’t run through the obvious “hipster” coffee places in Berlin (looking at you The Barn). I don’t have anything against hipster cafés in general, but sometimes I long for something beyond the anti-norm. This article is for those looking for a warm cup of coffee without …

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Travel 2 Days in Washington D.C

2 Days in Washington D.C

Whether you’re it’s a weekend away or a stop on the east coast here’s what worth checking out in 2 Days in Washington D.C.

Berlin Stuff I Wish I Knew Before Moving to Berlin

Stuff I Wish I Knew Before Moving to Berlin

Almost a year and a half after making the move, this is what I wish I knew before landing in Berlin. I wish I did an intensive German course before I started working full-time Since moving to Berlin in I’m ashamed to say my level of German does not go beyond ordering a kebab. I …

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Travel Top Romantic Things to do in Lisbon

Top Romantic Things to do in Lisbon

Top Romantic Things to do in Lisbon: whether you’re a romantic couple or two friends spending the weekend in Lisbon these are the best spots to feel all warm and fuzzy inside. In mid-January, my boyfriend and I left our beloved snowy Berlin for four days romantic getaway of sunshine in the Portuguese capital. From the …

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Travel My Top Travel Destinations for 2017 (With Costs)

My Top Travel Destinations for 2017 (With Costs)

New year. New destinations. Let’s do it. Check out my top travel destinations below! I like to spend a fair amount of my spare time playing “travel agent”. Pretty self-explanatory, but yes I will spend hours researching every wonderful aspect of that destination. Whether it’s a city break or a journey across the globe, if …

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Travel Why You Shouldn’t Trust All “Things to do in Dublin” Articles

Why You Shouldn’t Trust All “Things to do in Dublin” Articles

If you were born or live in a popular tourist destination the chances are you will read an online article discussing “authentic” things to do or hidden gems in said destination is very likely. I for one, call BS on most of these posts. As an Irish expat with a Facebook feed, I am subjected …

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Travel 16 European Places To Visit In 2016

16 European Places To Visit In 2016

2016 has arrived! While many of us are making our way back to work, some of us are already making travel plans for the year ahead. But where to go? I’ve knitted together 16 of the newest travel hotspots, events and golden oldie locations to hit up in 2016, so you can get the most from your …

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Berlin 11 Free Things to do in Berlin – The Insider Guide

11 Free Things to do in Berlin – The Insider Guide

Berlin’s tourism industry has been booming in the past 10 years, and with that so has the price of tours, sights and attractions. But what if I told you that there are numerous ways to explore and absorb the city, for free. Awesome right? As a citizen of the city, I’ve found plenty of nooks …

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Uncategorized This One Time: I Got So Lost I Ended Up In A Different Country

This One Time: I Got So Lost I Ended Up In A Different Country

My bad. Let’s revisit a hot day in July 2014. The sun was high in the sky, the Alpine mountains were abundant in their summer beauty and I was lost, lost, lost I tell ye! As someone who is stubbornly proud of their bird-like navigation ability I continued down a winding road alongside the Bavarian Alps. Not …

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