Easter, What’s it all about?

My knowledge of Easter was poor. All I really knew was that it was a celebration of Jesus’ life and resurrection and that we have a family get together with a huge Christmas style roast and eat tons of chocolate eggs on the Sunday. Every Good Friday we have lunch at my Nan’s house. She’s a strong practising Catholic so this year, as we spent the afternoon cooking, I asked…

Getting Political

Following my post on appreciating London there has been a surge of political news. Everyday I’m scrolling past Brexit talk, Executive orders from Trump and him calling out ‘fake news’ every five minutes. Now is a time we really need to be united and although it seems the future is uncertain, we should embrace the fact the nation has voted to leave Europe and use it as a springboard for…

Atlantic City

AC is somewhere I’d never been but always wanted to go. I can’t believe I lived in New York for so long and we never got around to a little roadtrip. I’m actually glad I waited to go with Ebony because she knows the city well. We took a spontaneous drive 45 mins out of Philly for one night only to the east coast’s mini Vegas, well at least that’s…

Philadelphia

What do you actually know about Philadelphia? It’s where the Fresh Prince was born and raised? Rocky? Meek Mill? or that awful documentary that Louis Theroux made about homicides? Well my best friend happens to be from Philadelphia and I think there’s nothing better than seeing a city through a locals eyes. This was my third visit to her hometown and the longest amount of time I’d spent there. My…

1st Time in New York?

My brother and his girlfriend Isabella are going to New York in May. It’s her first time visiting so they’ve asked me for recommendations and I’ve thrown it into a loose itinerary that I thought was worth sharing. They’re staying at the Best Western Bowery Hanbee Hotel on Grand Street in Chinatown. Obviously if it’s your first time in New York I understand you might want to stay in Times…