Where to stay in Berlin

Where to stay in Berlin BERLIN AT A GLANCE While once scarred by its rather depressing history, Berlin has recently experienced a renaissance in creativity and culture. With the rise of start-ups, multiculturalism, and creative flair, the city has become a world-class destination while still maintaining its edgy side. Kreuzberg is the core of this…

48 hours in … European Cities

Last month, I took inspiration from many of the Travel Sections in UK magazines and newspapers and we created our own “48 hours in… “, asking our wonderful contributors to give us the low-down, in their opinion, of the hot-spots in some European cities. I also wrote my favourite things to do in Berlin, although…

City breaks vs beach breaks this summer?

In the last edition of this years Cardiff student magazine, Quench 152 – head to pages 32-35, to see where I think you should consider for your next summer holiday! Whether you’re more of a beach bum or a culture vulture, or you love a bit of both, Europe’s finest for all three! As the…

Berlin Street Art

Berlin is a city that absolutely fascinates me, despite holding on to the terrors of the second world war, a very popular street art culture has sprung up throughout the city, primarily in Kreuzberg and Freidrichshain. Many of the works are monstrous pieces, covering large 8-storey buildings as well as the interior of abandoned spy towers (Teufelsberg)…

Where to go in Europe?

When you’re travelling around Europe, it’s really difficult to know where to spend your evenings, you  don’t want to be researching when you should be exploring, so I’ve put together a few of my favourite places and places that I’ve been recommended. Most cities have a young and vibrant district for good bars and on weekends have…

Christmas Markets!

An article I wrote for Quench magazine (Cardiff University student media), about the best Christmas markets! I chose Bath, Strasbourg and Berlin!