Surfing in Lanzarote

Clinging onto my red, 9ft surf board I waded out into the sea battling against the harsh waves. The luke-warm water pounded against my shins, thighs and eventually my chest as I got further away from the shoreline. To my right dramatic mountains jutted out into the bright blue sky. A scattering of white wispy... Continue Reading →

An interesting time to be in Barcelona…

'Vivir Catalonia,' (live Catalonia) the protesters chanted. Boarding the packed Metro train in the centre of Barcelona; teenagers, middle aged citizens and even those considerably older, squished onto the carriage wrapped in Catalonia's yellow and red flag. They proudly wore the emblem demonstrating their passion for their home region. While, their patriotism was comforting, I... Continue Reading →

Time for Quiet Reflection

Today was the Jewish festival Yom Kippur which means day of Atonement. It is one of the most important Jewish festivals. Personally, it is also one of my favourite festivals. Yom Kippur marks a time to be quiet and reflect on the previous year. Something which is important for everyone. A friend once taught me that the... Continue Reading →

Weekend Adventure in Wales

No matter what your situation, you make time for the things that matter to you. Personally, I love adventuring and so actively make an effort to visit new places when I can. Recently I went with friends to Wales, stayed in a wigwam (glorified wooden hut) and had a jolly good time. Straight after work... Continue Reading →

Scottish Island Hopping

Scotland has 790 magical Islands off it's mainland. It is well worth choosing a few to explore. The bigger islands are accessible by ferry or airplane. Depending on how long you have, there are different options and routes you can take. Over three days we did the following: Day one: We set off bright and early from Poolewe through the... Continue Reading →

Scottish Highland Adventure

I began my journey battling against the crowds in the thriving city of London home to 8.7 million people. Then I journeyed though the friendly city of Edinburgh (population: 495,000). Next on the cards, the Scottish highlands, where a mere 2,000 individuals reside. My adventure into the wilderness was well and truly under way. I... Continue Reading →

The Edinburgh Fringe Festival

One month every year the city of Edinburgh is transformed for The Fringe Festival.  Edinburgh's quaint streets are filled with the hustle and bustle of crowds from across the globe. People travel thousands of miles to experience eclectic events from spoken word to cabaret. Posters, bunting and street performers pop up on every corner. All... Continue Reading →

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