The Travelling Numbers Game

40 countries and counting, 30 countries to visit before you turn 30, 20 places to visit before you die. Does anyone else feel like life has turned into a competitive numbers game? Shares, followers, likes and retweets, the obsession with numbers never ends. I don't know about you, but I certainly don't want to leave... Continue Reading →

Pizzeria 1926

Rating: 👍🏼👍🏼👍🏼👍🏼 A little taste of Italy in the center of Edinburgh. This pizzeria is hip and happening, kitted out with Napoli football shirts and has a shabby chic feel. The restaurant is small so there is always an electric atmosphere, the drinks prices are very reasonable and you definitely won't leave hungry. The staff... Continue Reading →

Happy Chocolate Obligation Day

14th February, the day where loved up couples exchange cards and gifts as a token of their affection. Meanwhile on the other side of the world, the Japanese take part in a slightly different tradition. 'Giri choco,' is a long standing tradition where only women give chocolates. Also known as 'obligation chocolate' women don't just... Continue Reading →

Scotland’s Hug In A Mug

We all know the Scots like a dram or two. We're well known for our social drinking culture. But did you know that our whisky is medicinal? Seriously. Winter is coming and I've already been struck down with my first cold of the season. I swear by the Hot Toddy, a classic Scottish drink made... Continue Reading →

Quickfire Tips! Japan #4 Food

Food glorious food! One of the main reasons I travel and Japan certainly did not disappoint. It's easy to keep things cheap as fast food restaurants serve very good quality grub. Usually fast food means that you have to sacrifice on quality and nutrition but in Japan this is not the case. From ramen to... Continue Reading →

Quickfire Tips! Japan #3 – Money

Things really have progressed since the days of travellers cheques. Money is so much more accessible and overseas charges have decreased significantly. However the majority of banks in Japan will not accept your overseas bank card. Fear not though my travelling amigos, you will be able to withdraw cash at most 7-Eleven convenience stores. There... Continue Reading →

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