Your Trip to Eurovision

So, perhaps this year your annual Eurovision party was a bust or they’re getting a bit samey. Maybe you’re fed up of watching Eurovision alone. Perchance you just want an excuse to travel and see Europe. Whatever the reason, you’ve decided that you’re not going to sit at home watching

The Italian Job – Rome: Part 1 – Getting There

Having both reached the age of 30 and having never visited Italy, the shame we felt oozed from our pores - uncultured brutes .  With 4 days off work and only a couple of quid between us, we felt that it was time for an adventure to the Italian capital of Rome (and adventure it was).

Songs That Should Have Won – Slovenia

The national selection shows have become a staple for avid Eurovision fans, helping us to fill the boredom between the annual extravaganzas and whetting our appetites for the main event in May. Sometimes viewing the entrants for the national finals, I feel that the winning song isn’t always the best.

The Great Culinary Quest; Part 3

After welcoming in 2017 with some mulled wine and a song and waving goodbye to the turbulence that was 2016 you now frantically hit the gym to shed off that unwanted festive frump. January is the ‘reset’ to a new year where one (namely, me) begins with good intentions and

The Great Culinary Quest; Part 2

'In love, as in gluttony, pleasure is a matter of the utmost precision.' (Italo Calvino) Never were truer words spoken in history with regards to my relationship with food. Although, what I lack in precision I make up for in permissiveness. With a few more countries crossed off the bucket list my culinary

The Great Culinary Quest; Part 1

One of the joys of travelling, in my opinion, is the opportunity to try new things. Food is one of them. Being an avid fan of the stuff since I was born, and fortunately raised in a dual-nationality household, I was taught to A). Eat a wide range of traditional

Stockholm Calling!

Almost a month after Ukraine swept away the public vote for Eurovision 2016 and Stockholm has regained its composure to being the prosperous Nordic city of the north. Banners taken down and ABBA packed away for another year, Stockholm’s breath-taking ochre buildings of the Gamla Stan are once again the centre