Travel

6 things to do when planning a road trip to keep you safe!

July 19, 2017 Lifestyle, Travel

In the five years that I’ve been driving it’s safe to say that I’ve been on my fair share of road trips. With family that live up North and us living about as South as you can go, we make fairly regular trips up the country. Through our own mistakes and experiences, I’ve put together my 6 tips for planning a successful road trip, including the importance of having an up to date MOT/service and things to avoid such asRead More

10 Tips for visiting Madrid!

June 26, 2017 Travel

Buy water from the local supermarkets – I found the hotel and cafes to be very over priced, I was charged €6 for a litre bottle that was only €0.70 in the local shop! If you’re going in summer bring lots and lots of sun cream. I saw so many very burnt people as I stood spraying myself with factor 50. The green man means you’re safe to cross, red man or amber means death. The local drivers will stopRead More

A Weekend in Madrid

June 19, 2017 Travel

Short city breaks are gaining popularity and Madrid is the perfect city to visit. Just a short plane ride from the UK you can be here in 2 hours, leaving you plenty of time to see the sites, soak up the ambience and enjoy the food! Arriving in Madrid Aiport is easy as pie, the new terminal buildings make it one of the most futuristic airports I’ve ever visited, with beautiful wooden ceilings and baggage carousels that look as thoughRead More

Visit Madrid – The Royal Botanical Gardens

June 16, 2017 Travel

Nestled next to the Prado Museum is this beautiful area of tranquillity, a welcome break from the bustling city, the dappled shade providing the perfect environment to escape the midday heat. With over 8 hectares to explore you can spend hours here, bring a book and relax on one of the many benches, or a picnic to enjoy in the shade of the wonderful trees. The paths are clearly signposted to help you get around, and the two main greenhousesRead More

Why you should take time out and be offline whilst on holiday…

June 15, 2017 Lifestyle, Travel

I know, the title seems like a pretty rich statement coming from a blogger who spends a vast proportion of their time on the internet. However, even the most internet obsessed among us can benefit from taking some time away from the ‘world wide web’ and here’s why. A few days ago I flew back from a wonderful week in Mexico, the first few days I tried to get my camera out, pester my boyfriend to take pictures of me to showRead More

Worlds Apart – From Countryside to Camden

April 28, 2017 Lifestyle, Travel

Living in London has opened up a whole new world to me, a world of endless exploration, culture and life. I have long loved my home in the country surrounded by rolling fields, sheep and winding lanes but as I’ve grown I have felt a longing for something more, something new and exciting. I’ve been fortunate enough to live in a beautiful part of North London, just a stop on the tube away from the vibrant Camden Town. Worlds apart fromRead More

“Do you want to go to the seaside?” – Camber Sands, Rye

February 24, 2017 Lifestyle, Travel

Whenever I go to the seaside I just can’t stop myself from singing those reminiscent lyrics from the Kooks “Do you want to go to the seaside?”. Growing up near to the coast means that I am not short of memories to reminisce about, sledging along Bexhill promenade in the snow, visiting the ice cream van and then trying to fit the whole Fab ice lolly in my mouth to get a bit of all the flavours. Being that insaneRead More

3 Days in Athens – 2016

January 7, 2017 Travel

For those of you who don’t know,  I am currently a final year Classics student and so high up on my to-do list was to visit Athens and fortunately for me that opportunity presented itself as our Class of 2016 departed for Greece! Perhaps I shouldn’t admit it but I’ve always been more of ‘Team Rome’ kind of girl but there was always something about Ancient Greece that intrigued me and having been to Rome on several occasions it was time to giveRead More

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I'm Sophia Whitham, a Classics graduate from Kings College London and currently embarking on a marketing and copywriting internship at Kafoodle. A keen writer, foodie and traveller I have combined my interests into this little corner of the internet to take you on a walk in my world...❤

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