Postcards from Paris

The French capital is truly magical. For me, the city break was less about seeing the sights, and more about getting lost in its narrow streets, soaking up the relaxed atmosphere. So, if you ever visit, just sit at a brasserie, order a glass of wine and watch the world go by.

Postcards from Hanoi

Hanoi stole my heart. A little rough around the edges but with plentiful charm where European and Asian architecture merge. Hanoi is still a working city, making the place feel somewhat more dynamic and raw. This city, particularly around the bustling streets of the Old Quarter is so fun to get lost in. Here are some of … More Postcards from Hanoi

Postcards from New Year: Korean Style

New Year: Korean Style New Year is usually characterised by a terrible hangover, wallowing in self-pity, drinking copious amounts of tea and watching Disney movies. Whilst Koreans are known for their love of a good party (Korea drinks on average 14 shots a week), NY is celebrated slightly differently. The idea is to get up very early (or … More Postcards from New Year: Korean Style

More Postcards from Hiroshima, Iwakuni & Miyajima

‘The purpose of all wars, is peace.’ – Saint Augustine I honestly didn’t know much about what happened on August 6th 1945, so before visiting Hiroshima I watched Steven Ozaki’s documentary, White Light/Black Rain: The Destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki (2007). I was left with feelings of frustration and sadness which were merely a precursor to … More More Postcards from Hiroshima, Iwakuni & Miyajima