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Super easy recipe for Scottish Oatcakes With Cheddar Cheese

Guys, how good are Scottish Oatcakes? They're buttery, crumbly, just oh so very tasty. And the best thing? They're incredible easy to make and you probably have all the ingredients at home already! My Mum bought home a pack of oatcake men which got gobbled up within seconds. So I used the following recipe to create a few more Scottish Oatcakes that would feed my cravings for more. These have some cheddar cheese in them ...

27 of the best things to do in Florence

Ah, Florence. This beautiful Tuscan city on the river Arno is a popular destination and it's easy to see why. There's great food, impressive architecture, art, history and shopping. I hate to say it but there really is something for everyone. Whilst the list below covers some of the best things to do in Florence, there's so much more that's waiting to be discovered. Truly one of the best things you can do is turn ...

Oslo #3 A Tale Of Two Breakfasts

Sunday in Oslo was filled with walking around various museums.these included modern art, design museum and the national gallery. The national gallery was virtually closed when we visited but they had left a little room open where some of Much's famous paintings could be found. You know the one, the man with hands either side of his face screaming (This one).  I'm not suggesting with the title of this post that we had two breakfasts ...

A guide to visiting the Holmenkollen ski jump in Oslo

Standing on top of a mountain north of Oslo in Norway is the Holmenkollen Ski Jump. A trip up here should definitely be on your list of things to do in Oslo. Oh, and don’t worry, I’m not suggesting you should jump it! As you’ll see visiting the Holmenkollen Ski Jump is a chance to get great views of Oslo, enjoy some traditional Norwegian dishes and learn more about the history of ski jumping. If ...

An Oslo Weekend #1

On Friday morning I was up before dawn and headed in the direction of Stanstead airport for an anniversary trip to Oslo! After an extra hour's sleep on the plane and a little bit on the train between Rygge and Oslo, I was ready to start of the weekend with an afternoon of exploring what this Norwegian country has to offer - and it seems we timed it perfectly with the beautiful autumn colours and ...

29 of the best things to do in Geneva

Geneva, home to Europe’s largest Alpine Lake, is a smart, cosmopolitan city which is constantly mistaken for being the capital of Switzerland. It’s where the headquarters of the World Trade Organisation, World Health Organisation, International Committee of the Red Cross, the second-largest branches of the United Nations and World Bank are. There are luxury hotels, boutiques, jewellers, restaurants and chocolatiers too. Dive beneath this shiny facade and there’s a fascinating city to explore with neighbourhood ...

23 of the best things to do in Lyon

Lyon is France’s third largest city, it sits at the confluence of the Rhône and the Saône Rivers and is well known for its delicious food. In fact, I’d say it’s almost a crime to leave Lyon without having sampled some Lyonnais specialities in a bouchon (the word given to a restaurant that serves Lyonnaise cuisine). There’s so much to see and do in Lyon (oh, and eat!). If you’re planning a trip here then ...

A guide to Borough Market in London.

If you’ve never been to London before then Borough Market should be on your list of places to visit. It’s a bustling market filled with stalls selling produce from all over the UK and beyond. It’s London’s most well known market and, because of that, it’s also super busy (especially around lunchtime!). However, don’t let that put you off visiting Borough Market. To help you get the most out of your trip, I’ve put together ...

27 things to do in Grenoble, France

Grenoble, or ‘The Capital of The Alps’ is a town in southeastern France. It’s surrounded by mountains and you’ll see them wherever you are in the city. It’s where I spent my year abroad as a language assistant in primary schools, and it’ll always have a special place in my heart because of that. If you’re planning on visiting Grenoble, whether for skiing, or hiking come summer, then here are some of the best things ...

How To Be More Than A Tourist

This is a post I've been meaning to do for a while. To me there is a definite difference between being a tourist and a traveller, and I much prefer the latter. Of course there's advantages to being a tourist, which I associate more with a relaxing holiday, but travelling to me means learning and discovering more about the place you're in. Travelling can teach you loads and you can discover things you never knew ...