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Where to watch football in Montpellier

It can be tough to find a good crowd to watch football in Montpellier. Being a football fan in Montpellier, particularly one from a country where the most common place to gather with friends to watch a game is the pub, can be challenging. The big sport to watch on TV here is rugby. Hailing […]

An adventure in The Philippines – Puerto Princesa, El Nido & Malapascua

The Philippines Welcome to my 4th and final post on my trip to the Philippines. Maybe I’ve saved the best until last? Here I talk about Puerto Princesa, El Nido, and Malapascua. For part 1 click here, part 2 click here, and part 3 click here. Pit Stop in Puerto Princesa After an early start […]

An adventure in The Philippines – Dumaguete & Borocay

The Philippines Part 3 Hey, this is my 3rd post (if you’re reading chronologically) about my month-long trip to The Philippines. Here I tell you about Bohol and Siquijor. For part 1 click here and part 2 click here. Dumaguete Dumaguete (pronounced Dooma-getty) was my favourite city in The Philippines. Bustling like other cities, with a […]

An adventure in The Philippines – Bohol & Siquijor

The Philippines Part 2 Hey, this is my 2nd post (if you’re reading chronologically) about my month-long trip to The Philippines. Here I tell you about Bohol and Siquijor. For part 1 click here. Back to Basics in Bohol Our 2 night stay in a homestay in Bohol was something special. The people that live […]

An adventure in The Philippines – Manila & Cebu

2016 has been a challenging but rewarding year until now. So it was fitting that I had a long break from everything. I took 4 weeks to explore the archipelago nation that is The Philippines. I covered 7 islands, stayed with locals, hit up beach bars, did a lot of diving, spent a lot of […]

How To Get to Montpellier’s Beaches By Public Transport

Updated September 2017. In the summer (or the rest of the year!) in Montpellier you’re going to want to get to Montpellier’s beaches, right? Here’s a little guide of ways to get to the various “plages”. Carnon Tram + Walk The closest of Montpellier’s beaches is Carnon but the journey does involve about 30 minutes of […]

Color Me Rad or Color Me Bad?

Recently I, along with a group of new friends in Montpellier, took part in Color Me Rad. It’s a 5km run followed by a DJ set to keep the adrenaline pumping. The main draw of Color Me Rad is that you start off pristine and clean, and end up completely covered in powdered paint of […]

Montpellier at Christmas is Magnificent

I love Montpellier. It does Christmas in a classy, elegant way. So much so that I can forgive it the tiny bit of tackiness. Coming from me (a bit of a snob? stickler for quality?) that’s impressive. I can’t stand tacky. Here’s my summary of my first Christmas period in Montpellier. Christmas Lights As the […]

Montpellier – A Christmas Gallery

Here is a gallery of Christmas in Montpellier, France. Photos were taken throughout December 2015.

Avignon at Christmas – Perfect For A Wander

Recently I spent a December day in the southern French city of Avignon. Weather-wise it was a pretty grey day and it was late afternoon and evening where it came alive in my opinion. Avignon is a walled medieval town situated on the border between Languedoc-Roussillon and Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur regions, and officially designated to the latter. […]

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