Getting to Know Palma

Some might think that your best friend going to study abroad for a year would put a spanner in the works in terms of having a catch up, I certainly did when I found out Carys was jetting off to Berlin last summer. Ironically we’ve actually seen more of each other living in two different…

Come From Away (*****)

Currently playing at London’s Phoenix Theatre, Come From Away tells the remarkable true stories of some of the 7000 individuals whose flights were redirected to the remote town of Gander, Newfoundland on 9/11.

Warner Bros Studio Tour – London

Having lived in London for most of my life, I’ve always taken for granted what an incredible city it is. Lately I’ve been trying to be more of a tourist in my own city and have been exploring some of the sights I walk past every day. Just before Christmas I took a trip to…

Berlin’s Museums Ranked

On my travels last month I visited a fair few of Berlin’s museums, so I’ve decided to write a list of the must-visit stops and what to avoid…

East Side Gallery and the Berlin Wall

A concrete barrier that quite literally tore the city in two between 1961 and 1989, the story of the Berlin Wall is arguably one of the most important parts of German history.

The Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe

World War II is a hugely important part of history, particularly in Germany, and whilst I was in Berlin I figured it was important to learn as much as I could about it, and acknowledge what actually occurred all those years ago.

The Berliner Dom and Brandenburg Tor

I visited the Berliner Dom and the Brandenburg Tor on my first full day in Berlin, so I’d not completely got to grips with navigating through the city yet and ended up getting off at the wrong train stop (despite Carys’ comprehensive instructions to me that morning, which went in one ear and straight out…