Venice, Italy

After a visit to Lake Garda in 2013 and a recent trip to Rome in 2017, I fell in love with Italy and it is definitely a country I want to explore more of. Luckily, our school organised a foreign excursion to the capital of Northern Italy’s Veneto region, Venice. It is a city built […]

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Los Angeles

As soon as I arrived (after unpacking our suitcases) I wandered down to Hollywood Boulevard where the buzz of the city mimicked that from the movies. Men on skateboards rushed past; audition posters held on tight to lampposts; tattoo parlours on every street and convertible cars blasted out their music. You could even see the […]

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Maspalomas, Gran Canaria

Picturesque views lay beyond our coach window on the way from the airport to our hotel. Displays of palms leaves and pastel homes stacked upon each other on the miles of mountains. The stunning island seems to have so much beauty on offer that I can’t wait to discover. Many days of our trip involved luxurious lounging […]

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Rome, Italy

08/09/17 As soon as I arrived there was an array of bellissimo buildings and a scatter of vehicles and locals. On the coach driving closer to the centre of the city, the winding streets only got busier with tourists and meandering mopeds. A gentle half an hour stroll towards the colosseum revealed a display of […]

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