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  • Featured Travel

    Two days in Madrid

    We arrived in Madrid about 1PM, after catching the high speed AVE train from Barcelona. By the way, I’d highly recommend the train service over flying. For some weird reason, the…

  • Featured Travel

    48 hours in Barcelona

    Spain was never been top of my list for visiting. There isn’t any reason why not – it might just be that I don’t know a lot about the country. Spanish…

  • Musings

    How I spent my winter vacation

    Okay, so I didn’t really get a winter vacation. I had three days off over Christmas, and I just spent five days in Spain. Apart from that, I worked right through.…

  • Featured Travel

    24 hours in Vienna

    To finish off 2017, all I wanted to do was to visit a Christmas market in Europe… namely, Vienna. The ones at the St. Regis in Dubai really didn’t cut it.…

  • Featured Travel

    Two days in Oslo

    Oslo, much like Iceland, felt like home. It is probably the city that feels the most like Wellington, my hometown in New Zealand. It’s small and manageable. It’s based on a…

  • Featured Travel

    24 Hours in Dubrovnik

    I know what you are thinking. One day? Is that really enough? In case you haven’t noticed, I like a challenge. Everyone enjoys travelling in different ways, and my particular method…

  • Featured Travel

    24 Hours in Rome

    Since I started working, I’ve obviously had to cut back on my travel. Which is a shame, yes, but an inevitable result of having a job, and one that I can’t…

  • Travel

    Four Days in Warsaw – Day Four

    And finally, the last day of my short trip to Warsaw last month. To be fair, this day involved some grim visits. As you might have gathered by now, I like…

  • Travel

    Four days in Warsaw – Day Three

    On the third day of my visit, I woke up to torrential rain. However, I was still eager to get out and about. Armed with my rain jacket and an umbrella,…