London Livin’

For my 21st birthday, after a weekend of celebrating with friends, my mum and I hopped on a train to London for a few days of retail therapy, good food, rooftop bars and theatre. It just so happened that our chosen dates to spend down south coincided with the hottest days of the year so…

A Food Guide to NYC

Whenever I go anywhere new, I love to have an idea of the places I want to visit which is why this is going to be a first instalment of a number of guides I’ll write for people journeying to New York. Of course, we’re starting with one of the most important things you’ll need…

Big Weekend in the Big Apple

It seems only fitting that when you’re in New York (one of the most non-stop, ceaseless, energetic cities in the world) your weekends should be anything but relaxing. No more lazy Saturday mornings or Sunday nights in – instead Brooklyn bar crawling, visiting celebrity hangouts, Greenwich jazz clubs and Broadway. On Saturday, I went with…

The City of Dreams

Well despite the snow blizzard, I survived…that doesn’t mean I didn’t end up getting absolutely drenched with icy sludge as the taxis sped past me while I waited to cross on the sidewalk. I’ve discovered that yellow cab drivers really only care about one thing – their destination. And if (God forbid) you get in the way of them…

I’m in a New York State of Mind

So I’ve been in this incredible city a mere 3 days and I’m already addicted to coffee, a regular at the local vegan café and bossing the subway like a native New Yorker (something I thought I would most likely totally suck at – but turns out I’m more logical than I otherwise presumed). On my…

Goodbye England, Hello New York!

The day is finally here…Manchester home girl off to the Big City. The seatbelt sign went off a few minutes ago and I immediately grabbed my laptop from the overhead locker and began writing. Currently counting my blessings – I’m not sat next to anyone who has a virus resembling the plague (happened before) and I’m…