Exploring Scotland | Cruden Bay

Aberdeen was compact enough to explore in a day, so I decided to take a trip out to the nearby Cruden Bay, which was 26 miles (42km) north of Aberdeen to walk around the coastal trail. I alighted near the Kilmarnock Arms Hotel, where Bram Stoker (author of Dracula) used stayed back in the 1800s. […]

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Exploring Singapore

How is it December already??? Basically it’s Christmas! (according to my colleagues anyway). The change of weather has made me all sniffly and feeling down, so I can’t think of a better time to pretend like I was back home, aka on the sunny, spotless island of Singapore. Rav (ex-flatmate in my first year in London) […]

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Exploring UK | Whitstable, Kent

I never used to eat raw oysters. Perhaps it was because my first time trying it was with an oyster that wasn’t very fresh and thus, was really fishy *gags*. But I’ve since grown to love oysters; if anyone is wondering, Richard Haward’s oysters at Borough Market was the game changer. Anyway, a quick Google […]

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GART | Glenwood Springs, CO

Oh, Glenwood Springs… a little gem in the Centennial State. I chanced upon this town when I was examining the California Zephyr route map, looking for a suitable spot to make a pit stop to break our journey up between Chicago and San Francisco. And boy, it was one of the best decisions we’ve made.

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GART | Chicago, IL

How is it September already… I’m not sure where this year has gone! Anyway, today’s post is about the second part of our Great American Rail Trip, and technically the start of our rail trip.

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GART | Boston, MA

So much has happened since the last time I updated this space… Where do I even begin? Well, firstly B and I spent two weeks traipsing across America. Literally from coast to coast. We refer to it affectionately as GART, aka Great American Rail Trip. We started out in Boston, flew to Chicago (there wasn’t […]

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