I am aware that yesterday marked the first day of autumn. I am also aware that temperatures in Seville today are just about the same as they were during my visit to Eastbourne this summer. Sunny days, cooler nights, blue skies and inviting temperatures that make you want to spend your time outside. Perfect! … More Sussex summer, Seville autumn.
Hey there, welcome to Seville. I can see you’re new. I’m sure you can’t wait to take a look around. … More Welcome to Seville
Rural France is charming, there is no other way to describe it. … More St. Fraimbault: a flowery village in France
As I thought back to the energetic blackberry picking that had gone on earlier I wondered if it might be a fitting metaphor for this trip. … More Blackberry picking summer
At what point do you stop calling yourself TCK (Third Culture Kid) and start going by ATCK (Adult Third Culture Kid) instead? … More TCK or ATCK?
I’d known today would be hot, ever since the the thermostat had marked 26ºC at 8am. The same thermostat confirms it with its screaming display of 46ºC as I pass it again on my way home. This is what summer feels like in Seville. … More Why people in Seville walk in zigzags
Temperatures rise beyond crazy in Seville during the summer months. Here are 6 tips to beat the heat when visiting Seville in summer. … More Tips for visiting Seville in Summer
Four great reasons to stay at a hostel … More The perks of staying at a hostel
Morning in Sintra Sintra. We’d heard all about Sintra. We’d planned a visit. In fact, we even took the 40 minute train ride out there from Lisbon. Everyone had promised it was a magical, fairytale kind of village, full of palaces and castles and wonders worth visiting. And I’m sure they weren’t wrong. However, we … More Visiting Lisbon. Part 3
We wandered through the colourful neighbourhoods of Lisbon. Alfama, Chiado, Barrio Alto, Mouraria, Baixa… Every corner held a surprise, every turn opening out to another spot that would make us stare in wonder. … More Visiting Lisbon. Part 2