The Essentials to Make Your Flight Comfortable AF

If you fail to prepare you prepare to fail and when you have a few hours up in the air and you find yourself surrounded by your fellow humans, screaming babies, an air supply that literally sucks every last drop of moisture out of your being, and what feels like forever before your land, boarding a plane with essentials is just that, essential. Whether I’m travelling with checked luggage or hand luggage only, I like to ensure I have a few choice items to make my flight as comfortable in the hopes that I won’t spend the journey clock watching…

7 Sights I Want To See in New York

We’re all guilty of making plans with friends that never seem to materialise or get mentioned in passing after a few too many glasses of wine when you’re putting the world to rights and have an imaginary unlimited bank balance. Whether those plans be a night dolled up to the nines and drinking until you’re proclaiming undying love for one another, quick catch ups over coffee or a zen spa day to recharge the batteries, they’re often plans that never manage to see the light of the day for one reason (and then of course there’s the plans you make…

How Venice Is Being Destroyed By Tourists | By A Tourist

Venice is being destroyed by tourists, and I’m a tourist. Of course, like many who don’t want to be thought of by the locals as ‘the English woman who stumbles over her (very) limited Italian when ordering food’, the word “tourist” can seem often feel like a dirty word, especially when you’re due to embark on your 5th visit in two years (8 overall) and ditched any kind of map by the first visit. Steeped in since rising from the lagoon in 400AD, Venice’s maze of canals, beautiful architecture, contribution to art and trading is beginning to disappear to under…

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