Life in Newcastle

A Different Kind Of Theatre

Yesterday I watched a performance of As You Like It mounted by The Handlebards and there were several things about the whole experience which made it unique and very enjoyable. The Setting Northumberlandia was the lovely venue for the play. It’s known as the Lady of the North and if you look at it from above it’s… Continue reading A Different Kind Of Theatre

Italy

Roma: Arrival and Day 1

From Firenze I, Tess, and the parents took a train back to the Italian Capital. After checking in to our Airbnb we did a bit of grocery shopping and came back with a loot of goodies. Then we were off to Trastevere. The last time I was here it was early afternoon so there was… Continue reading Roma: Arrival and Day 1

Travel tips

Our Airbnb Hits

One of the most common questions I and Tess get when it comes to planning trips is our choice of accommodation. We’re not the type to spend a lot on hotels or five-star resorts so we’re always looking to get the best value for our money; we’d rather spend on food, attractions, and experiences on… Continue reading Our Airbnb Hits

Spain

Menorca 2017

Recently I took a quick break to my favourite little Spanish island. I love to travel and explore different places but sometimes I also love to just chill out and shut off the busy world for a bit. I first visited Menorca back in 2015 and instantly fell in love with this charming island. That… Continue reading Menorca 2017

Taiwan

Hiking up Elephant Mountain

For our last day in Taipei we decided to go up Elephant Mountain which, many say, provides one of the most amazing city views. The climb up was a bit tough for me because stairs are my archenemy! If you’re  fit they say you can finish the climb in about twenty minutes. With several water… Continue reading Hiking up Elephant Mountain