Dreaming of Continents and Other Thoughts on Travelling

Some travellers want the whole world. Some people want a tiny corner of it. I would put myself in the former camp, though I’ve noticed over the years that my travel obsessions seem to be categorised in continents, or groups of countries. I’ve also noticed how these shift over time, and have been thinking about…

Great vegetarian food in Prague

Where to Find Great Vegetarian Food in Prague

Czech cuisine isn’t exactly known for its healthy, vegetable-based dishes. That said, it is surprisingly easy to find vegetarian options in the capital city of Prague, which has a range of international restaurants alongside those serving more traditional Czech fare. Here are some of the best vegan and vegetarian options that we found during our…

Barcelona Harbour

Where to Find Great Vegetarian Food in Barcelona

I recently came to a happy realisation: I’ve spent over five of the past ten months in Barcelona. Shockingly, though, I’ve devoted almost no time whatsoever to writing about it. I decided to try and fix that, and what better place to start than with vegetarian food? I’ll make it clear from the outset: vegetarians…

How to Make the Most of Work Trips Abroad

I typically think two things when my employers advise me that I’m being sent on a business trip abroad, each in rapid succession. My first thought: “Yes! I’m going travelling!” My second: “Wait. I have to work.” Over time, I’ve discovered some ways to balance the work side of a work trip while still enjoying the travel side. Do…

What to Drink in Mexico City if You Don’t Like Beer or Tequila

Sometimes I truly wish I could like beer. I’m sure it would make drinking a lot easier. But alas, I don’t. Nor do I like tequila. This latter statement caused some raised eyebrows and shocked exclamations among many an Uber driver. (Yes, I do love a good conversation with Uber drivers. Why the conversation often…

Best Museums to Visit (and Avoid) in Barcelona

Barcelona remains a popular European destination, and for good reason. It caters to most tastes, combining big-city entertainment and culture with sun, sea and sand. What it also has in strong supply are museums and galleries. During the two months I spent in the city this summer I had ample opportunity to check some of…

Why You Should Choose Greece For Your Next Summer Holiday

Ok, so I’m a little bit biased towards Spain. Italy was great too. Hey, the Netherlands is also pretty cool. And you know, I had some pretty amazing summer holidays in France as a kid. But Greece. Oh my. Greece. It is amazing. Maybe I’m a little late on the memo with this one, but…