Cologne and the Rise N’ Shine Convention Germany

If you’re a long time reader you’ll know that I’ve been to a fair few conventions over the years. But never abroad. That was until my friend Sarah – who I met through the Hallowhedon events – invited me to come to the Rise N’Shine convention in Cologne. Germany! Which was not only my first convention abroad but also my first holiday with friends. Cologne itself is a very beautiful city, the cathedral, the dock lands, the gardens, the fountains! I was only there a short time but I fell in love with this city. I went to Cologne with […]

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24 hours in Gdansk and Sopot – Poland

Last month I took my first trip alone, on a plane, to Poland! Honestly, I was really nervous about the trip, having never traveled alone before. But especially because I don’t know much of the language (other than hello and goodbye), although Artur assured me most people would understand what I said if I spoke to them in English and, most did, though it took a few attempts. We had 24 hours in Gdansk and the nearby sea town of Sopot, before heading to Artur’s hometown of Zielona Gora the next day (more on that later). To make sure we […]

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