Photo Credit: Anna Henschel A friend recently asked if I could recommend some books by female authors, and turns out most of the books I read this year were by female authors (courtesy the #ReadingWomensChallenge)! So I compiled a list of books I read and liked in the last 12 months. Thought I'd share the … Continue reading Books by female authors!
Terrible first attempt at an iMovie video on a two day trip to Oslo and Lillehammer + the itinerary and costs for my trip! 🙂 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UQhnFpJxXEA “You’re spending two days in Oslo in March?” asked my friend incredulously. A rational reaction I would say given that the temperature doesn’t rise beyond 4 degrees Celsius. It … Continue reading The Norwegian Diaries
If you ask me which my favourite city in Europe is, I would probably find it difficult to choose just one. For me, a city is not only special for all the amazing opportunities, places, history, and culture that it has to offer, but also for the experiences that I have had there, and the … Continue reading The Bruges Diaries – the *weird* story behind how I earned some unexpected money in Belgium
For those who asked for the itinerary for my solo trip in Easter 2015 - here you go! (This trip took me from Bangor in North Wales, to London, Torquay, various parts of Cornwall, Cheddar Gorge, and back to Bangor!) 24/03/2015 to 8/04/2015 – Itinerary and Accommodation: Destination Travel Stay Cost (in £) TUES … Continue reading Travel Itinerary – Cornwall and other places! (Easter 2015)
“Amor Fati” (Love your fate.) - F. Nietzsche (Written in April 2015) From Kennack Sands, I replenished my stock of chocolates, biscuits and water, and resumed my walk. I also ate a couple of scoops of delicious Cornish ice cream on the way (the walk was definitely not going to burn any of the excess … Continue reading Amor Fati – Part 2
“Amor Fati” (Love your fate.) - F. Nietzsche If you ask me what has been my most favourite journey, I will probably never change my answer, no matter how much I travel. For nothing can compare with the experiences and peace I had on my 21 kilometre hike from Coverack to the Lizard Peninsula in … Continue reading Amor Fati – Part 1
Bangor University, UK Ever since I finished my Masters and started with my PhD in the UK (at Bangor University), a lot of my juniors have sent me messages asking about my experience in the UK, and about the application process and what not. I’ve found myself answering the same questions time and again (sometimes … Continue reading Living/Studying in the UK