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

Now that it’s summer 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 walking, however it’s pretty much in a straight line. You […]

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. […]

One Month As An English Language Assistant With Aliore

Language Assistant Programme If you’re looking for a way to immerse yourself in French language and culture then a homestay programme as a language assistant might be for you. This is my review of my month that I spent with a family in Grabels, a village just north of Montpellier. The programme is by Aliore. Reasons […]

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