When Life Gives You Lemons…Go Travel

My brother would say to this; “But life didn’t give us lemons, they were artificially bred by people. We gave ourselves lemons.” Regardless, young people have ended up with lots of lemons in life – from silly house prices, to suppressed wages and high tuition fees. Travel is the perfect way to make lemonade. Continue reading When Life Gives You Lemons…Go Travel

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A Weekend in: Bruges -Medieval History and 21st-Century Movies

“Because at least in prison and at least in death, you know, I wouldn’t be in f***kin’ Bruges.” In Bruges, the 2008 film starring Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson was the number one reason why this small medieval Belgium city was ever on my radar. Wanting to see just how truly awful it was, Mum and I booked our Eurostar tickets for the August bank holiday weekend to get her a fix of European medieval art and churches, and my hit of movie locations, moules frites and Belgium chocolate. Continue reading A Weekend in: Bruges -Medieval History and 21st-Century Movies