Travel · Wales

North Wales: A week in Portmeirion

 North Wales, I owe you an apology. I wrote you off. I thought you weren’t somewhere worth visiting. The fool in me thought South Wales was the only good bit; ignorantly, the lower bit is all I knew. I spent my childhood summers on the affable Tenby beach, and walking in the Merthyr Tydfil valleys. In my later years, I… Continue reading North Wales: A week in Portmeirion

Travel · USA

California Road Trip: Laguna Beach & LA

Day 6 We’d decided to spend a few days around the Laguna area, and chose the beautiful Corona Del Mar near Newport Beach. It’s a small, affluent neighbourhood with incredible sunset views. They also really like Halloween around there. We had lunch at Zinc Cafe & Market [350 Ocean Avenue], another pretentious-yet-undeniably cute and healthy cafe. Afterwards, I ate my bodyweight… Continue reading California Road Trip: Laguna Beach & LA

Travel · USA

California Road Trip: San Diego

Day 1 – San Diego: Little Italy We arrived in San Diego on the Saturday evening, bleary-eyed but excited. The airport is located in the city centre itself, so you actually feel like you’re landing on top of the buildings. Watching the planes land is insane… see poor footage which doesn’t accurately portray this below: We stayed in… Continue reading California Road Trip: San Diego