Stumbling Upon a Hindu Festival in Kanyakumari

Sometimes it can be hard breaking off the tourist trail to discover genuine cultural and traditional aspects of a place. India is a country where this sort of thing is far more likely – every corner you turn there is a chance that you’ll come across something... Read More

My Top 5 Bars in Europe

Now this is not a list of the trendiest bars, nor a list of bars that “go off” etc. It focuses on bars that have unique ideas or themes. And it focuses on you not having to go broke to enjoy them. I also have not visited every single bar in Europe; this is a selection... Read More

Exploring the Coastal Towns of Cinque Terre, Italy

My first moments in Italy were spent exploring the incredible towns of the Northwest coast known as “Cinque Terre” (which translates to five lands. Pretty self-explanatory that one). Each year millions of tourists flock to Cinque Terre to trek the... Read More

The Surreal Ancient City of Hampi

Situated inland, in the mid-Northern part of the state of Karnataka, India, the village of Hampi has to be close to the most surreal place I have ever visited. Boasting over 500 ruin sites and an incredibly chilled atmosphere to complement them, Hampi is a location... Read More

Mysuru (Mysore): Palace and Chamundi Hill

Mysuru is a city in the South of Karnataka, India and is known for its silk, sandalwood and yoga. On my two-night stopover I managed to do a whirlwind tour of Mysuru’s major attractions: Mysore Palace and Chamundi Hill. During my brief stay I was based at the... Read More

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