When I arrived to New York, what I of course envisioned was stumbling into one movie star to the next and eating my entire weight in bagels. And while I got full from just one bagel, I was technically successful on the movie/TV star front..
New York is to architecture nerds what avocado is to millennials – a treasure worth breaking your bank account for. Built predominantly by hardworking slaves and immigrants, I hope this post encourages anyone that was intending to visit this majestic city post-Covid to appreciate the hands that built some of its landmarks and the variety of people that walk its streets.
To say it is a beautiful city somewhat feels like the deepest of understatements. Posed ready with horse drawn carriages, scenic canals and twinkly Christmas decorations, it truly felt like we were transported onto a snowy fairytale filmset from which we never wanted to leave.
As I scrolled through my Facebook feed earlier this week, it came to my attention that it was “this time last year” that I made my trip…… Read more “To Brühl or not to Brühl”
The phrase ‘Once upon a time’ is one that is ingrained in my childhood as firmly as ‘You’re going to miss the cartoons!’ and ‘No throwing balls…… Read more “Book Review: The Bear and the Nightingale”
When a girl on my course first suggested that I join her and the English Literature Society on La Rambla, I initially thought (as any sensible student…… Read more “A Walk Through Barcelona”