Category Archives: Holidays

Nowhere quite like Norwich

In September I enjoyed a great trip to Norfolk to catch up with two of my favourite people; one living in Norwich who I’ve known for over 10 years and the other from a gorgeous little village called Acle, who … Continue reading

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Peace in Portugal

Last summer I went on a week long summer holiday to the Portuguese coast.  The purpose of this holiday was purely to relax, eat, read, repeat. And I think we pretty much nailed it.  Our hotel was in a golfing … Continue reading

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Jubilee Weekend with my Big Sister: Liverpool & Lyme Park

To celebrate the Queen’s jubilee I decided to completely ignore what was going on in London (as much as I love the way our British Monarchy know how to party!) and invite my sister to come up and stay with … Continue reading

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York and the Eurovision

My good pal Polly was lucky enough to do her undergraduate degree in the historical town of York, not all that far from Manchester. And being the good pal that Polly is, she volunteered herself as tour guide for me … Continue reading

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Edinburgh’s Pandas

Back in April I decided to treat myself to a weekend in Edinburgh after having submitted my dissertation project for my Masters. A friend came with me and we stayed with another friend who lives in Edinburgh and ever so … Continue reading

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Recent Ramblings in Manchester

Since coming back after Christmas, university has been pretty hectic combined with my part time job, with my final project due in April and lectures to sit in on you could say it has been a bit stressful. However I … Continue reading

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Short Break to the Lake District

This September I went to the Lake District for the first time.  I was initially there to do research at South Lakes Wild Animal Park, but it ended up being a family holiday, much like our Easter ones, packed with … Continue reading

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Camping in Brighton

On a whim three friends and I purchased bargain National Express bus tickets to Brighton, where we ended up camping for 3 nights. We were really lucky with the weather, which was sunny although at time a bit windy, but … Continue reading

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Holidaying in Malta

This September I went to Malta with my sister for her birthday. It was a week long stay in a lovely hotel on a hot island and we were lucky to have blue skies and sunshine every day. The location … Continue reading

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Dublin and back for a Tenner

Having heard only good things about Dublin, my friend and I decided to go on a short getaway to explore the vibrant capital of Ireland.  Swept up by the bargain Ryan Air flights for only £10 we perhaps were a … Continue reading

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