With a name and design like ours, it was about time we went up in a hot air balloon, and we were delighted when Vol de Coloms invited us to do just that on a recent trip to Catalonia. Me oh my, what a day. Read more
It’s 365 days since we stepped out of our empty London home onto the early morning streets of Peckham and made our way to Rio. Twelve months and twelve countries later, we’re in Mexico with no intention of stopping our travels. It’s been an epic year and, short of reading the blog in its entirety, I think the best way to tell it is in photos… Read more
Back in July, I received an email from Kate McCulley, better known as Adventurous Kate. She was replying to an email I’d sent, and in it she mentioned an event she and a group of other experienced bloggers were running in September. They were offering a group of new bloggers the chance to stay with them in a villa in Spain and pick their brains on everything blogging. It was an amazing opportunity with one glaring pitfall: I was in Argentina and it was in Europe. Read more
Barcelona will always be dear to my heart. It’s where I overcame heartbreak and re-found my independence – and later where Steve and I got together. I was always told I’d love it there, but I approached the city cautiously, nervous it might not live up to expectations. That was back in the summer of 2008. My one-week stay turned into four and six months later, I engineered my own redundancy and moved back to the city to live. Since those days, I’ve returned again and again to visit friends and spend time in the city that both mended and stole my heart.
I love sharing my favourite parts of the city and have showed plenty of people round or sent them off with a list of my top tips. I though it was about time I shared them here. Today I’ll cover things to do in Barcelona – areas to explore, places to go and where to stay. Tomorrow I’ll add Barcelona’s restaurants, cafes, bars and clubs. It was this knowledge that led my friends to suggest I started a company called Victours! Read more