TRAVEL: Prague – The Embodiment of Central Europe

The beauty of Europe as a continent is the ease with which borders can be crossed, so long as you have the right meaningless piece of paper, and being on a year abroad means you have an obscene amount of free time. Sometimes that means that I spiral into Netflix marathons and don't leave my…

TRAVEL: Parisian Submersion Over Sight-Seeing

France is one of my most under-travelled areas of Europe, something that is particularly shoddy seeing as it is the country closest to the UK on the continent. Within minutes of setting foot in its capital, I was struck by the alien nature of it. It's been a while since I've been in a country with…

TRAVEL: Sunny Salzburg to Rains on Königsee

Although I knew that Salzburg was in a unique location, not just surrounded by mountains, but amongst them, the first surprise of our weekend away was that our hostel was literally on the top of a mountain. After arguing with Google Maps for five minutes and then embarking on a mission through the mountain itself,…