Pune, India

I have just returned from my second business trip to India, visiting one of our service centres in Pune, the first being back in October. I think television has desensitised us: I saw children running in the streets and family’s living in slums but I wasn’t shocked. What I saw of the country was stark contrast,…

Budapest, Hungary

I’ve always heard great things about Budapest, so when I had the chance to go on a long weekend with some friends I jumped at the chance. The weather was extraordinarily good for the time of the year and I had a wonderful time. The exact details of the trip are fuzzy but here are…

Denmark and Sweden – July 2016

I only spent a night in the Danish city of Copenhagen but I got the impression of a clean, design focused city. Copenhagen is not a huge place, definitely best to explore on foot and take in the sights. We skipped the Tivoli Gardens, which given our limited window of exploration seemed overpriced and crowded. Instead, we took in the…

Amsterdam – May 2016

I have been neglecting this blog terribly so am now playing catch up on the last six months of travels. Back in May, I spent a weekend in Amsterdam with two good friends. While I have been to Amsterdam on two previous occasions, this was the first trip I had taken to the city as an…

Dublin – April 2016

I have just returned from my solo adventure to Dublin. It was trip of many firsts, my first time travelling alone, the first time I had stayed in a hostel and the first time I had been to Ireland; it makes sense that this is my first post! Day One – Grafton Street Area & Temple…