Brussels: Not Boring but Open-Minded, Arty, and Cool

Bali Africa Brussels

Before I went to Brussels I asked a few friends if they wanted to go with me. None of them did. I didn’t take it personally, “It’s not you, it’s Brussels” they said. “What’s wrong with Brussels?” I replied. “It’s a bit meh” “Meh?” “Yeh, it’s just a bit boring” Another friend even labelled it […]

5 Places I Would Revisit in a Heartbeat

Sabah, Floating Villages

I travel to collect memories. I want to look back at my life, many years from now, after my body has packed in and my mind is on its own visceral way out, and hope that snapshots of my travels will be one of the few, clear experiences that I cling onto like glue. There […]

China’s Sex Museum and Its History of Lotus Feet

Sex Museum China

Museum of the Month is a series where I share my experiences of visiting unique and often strange museums from around the world. My aim is to rebuff the notion that museums are boring. Join me on my quest! Sometimes the world’s most extraordinary things are found in the world’s most unlikely places. Who expected […]

Flower Power: Seeing the Flower Carpet in Brussels

Flower Carpet Brussels

Flitting between the endless possibilities of what the world has to offer and how my life fits into it is something I find myself doing all the time, for better or for worse. Sometimes they don’t always collide, but then sometimes they do. (And the sound of cosmic matter chiming together can be faintly heard […]

If My Ideal Man Were a City It Would Be Madrid

CaixaForum, Madrid, architecture

Oh Madrid! I wasn’t with you for long, but the time I spent with you was swift-moving and fun. So without dressing it up and getting straight to the point – would you like to go on another date with me? I know I’m being direct here, but it’s not every day you meet someone […]

14 Most Colourful Towns and Cities in Europe

colourful cities, Reykjavik

Reykjavik Climb to the top of Hallgrímskirkja Church for epically photogenic views of Iceland’s capital city, and when you reach the top I advise you to get snapping. I wouldn’t consider myself a good photographer in any way but my photos of Reykjavik landed in the Germany edition of Rolling Stone Magazine. Now, that’s not a […]

Cooling Off at the Fan Museum in Greenwich

Fan Museum in Greenwich, London

Museum of the Month is a series where I share my experiences of visiting unique and often strange museums from around the world. My aim is to rebuff the notion that museums are boring. Join me on my quest! It’s been scorching hot in London over the last few weeks and whilst this pleases about […]

Finnish Food Porn (Don’t Read on an Empty Stomach)

Food in Finland

Usually food porn is related to high fat and calorie content, basically all the sweet and sugary stuff that we’re constantly told not to eat but can’t resist anyway. However I’ve got good news. Many of these dishes which I’m about to show you prove eating healthy can look and taste just as good as […]