Gothenburg at Easter: A trip down memory lane

I’ve been to Gothenburg [Sweden] a couple of times as a teenager, it’s a beautiful coastal city full of stunning architecture and picturesque gardens. Although my main reason for going at the time wasn’t the sights. It was to attend a gaming convention known as ‘Goth-Con‘, with two of my friends. Goth-Con is an annual event held over Easter break. So I thought now would be a great time to reflect on my time in Read More…

Weekend Away Essentials

If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you’ll know I love short breaks away – especially staycations. There are so many great places to explore in the UK from historical sites, vast lake lands, big cities and coast land, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. [Missed a post in my staycation series? Catch up here.] To be honest I rarely go on holiday overseas and often opt for a few weekends (or long Read More…

Sightseeing in Bristol ft. Paper Bag Co*

Living in The Cotswolds I have my fair share of cities to choose from for a shopping trip or a bit of sightseeing. From Bath to Oxford and Bristol to Cardiff, I really am spoilt choice. So when I heard the creators of The Selfie Bag (Cotton Bag Co / Paper Bag Co) had created a local bag range, I jumped at the chance to sample one. The local bags range showcases towns and cities Read More…

Favourite things to do in Leeds | Guest Post

As the weather gets warmer I find myself taking more day trips and, in the Summer months, weekends away. I enjoy staycations and exploring my “own back yard”, especially places in the UK I haven’t visited yet. There’s so much to see and do from big cities to small seaside towns. Today the lovely Jess is talking about her favourite things to do in her hometown of Leeds. Jess is a lifestyle blogger who talks Read More…

Day Hiking Essentials

If you’d told me five years ago that I’d enjoy hiking, I wouldn’t have believed you. I was never an outdoorsy type, sure I enjoyed short walks around my home town and the surrounding villages, but longer walks or hiking didn’t seem appealing to me. That was until my first mountain hike, it was tough(!) but the feeling I had once we all reached the top was amazing. Since that trip hiking has become something Read More…