Should you go to Copenhagen for New Year?

Copenhagen is one of the most raved about cities in Europe especially when it comes to travelling there in winter. But what is it like to visit and celebrate New Year? I went two years ago and spent three nights in the Danish capital. It…

Friday feeling: Aches, pains and Fibromyalgia

So i’ve been thinking about some kind of weekly update thing for a while and at one point considered setting up a newsletter. But then I decided to come to where people read my stuff….. my blog! So from now on i’ll be writing a…

Hey! I'm Sophie and this is my site all about my adventures in travel and journalism.

I currently live in London but have also lived in Hong Kong, Xi'an and Beijing.

I'm here to talk about travel and also to give tips on what it's like to be freelance.

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Finding Las Vegas in London at God’s Own Junkyard

God’s Own Junkyard is one of those places in London that i’ve been meaning to visit for absolutely ages. So when I had a week off and wasn’t too sure what to do with it, I decided to finally make the trek. Nestled on an…

Luxury for less: My favourite destinations for a bargain fancy break

Going to a luxury resort quite often seems out of the question but with the pound fairly rubbish at the moment and holiday companies offering a good bargain, it’s very easy to find a rather luxurious trip at a bargain price. So where can you…

What I wore during a trip to the UAE

No I haven’t turned into a fashion blogger overnight. I thought, given how much I ended up searching what to wear, that it might be handy to share what I wore during my trip to Ras Al Khaimah, one of the smaller Emirates. Before I…

London Open House: Inside the Foreign Office

It’s that time of year again! September which only means one thing in the capital….Open House weekend! Usually things tend to get booked up well in advance especially as some of the landmarks included are pretty special – from the BT Tower to even Number…

My favourite place in London

There’s a spot in London that’s probably my favourite in all of the capital. It only appears twice a day and for the remainder, it’s completely missing. It’s a pot luck as to whether you see it or not and when you do, you could…

Exploring East London

When I came back to London from China, I lived in Whitechapel, right in the heart of the east but I can’t really say that I fully took advantage of my flat’s location. Instead I found myself stuck in my room completely snowed under with…

My top hacks for doing things on a budget in London

I’ve lived in London on and off for around five years and i’ll be honest, it’s expensive. From taking the tube to going out and meeting friends, everything seems costly. After five years i’d like to think i’ve gotten to grips to living in the…

A day trip to Trier, Germany from Luxembourg

If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to be in a real life Disney fantasyland, then Trier is the place to be. After seeing all of the sights in Luxembourg, we were faced with a challenge, either get on a fast train to Koblenz, head…

What happened: July 2018

It’s safe to say that July has been an eventful month and I am quite honestly broke. This girl is living off potatoes for pretty much the entirity of August. But hey, July was really fun. So what did I get up to during this…