The Big Trip to Georgia

The Planning Stage Its two months to go exactly. Two months until I uproot the place I’ve called home for the last six years, pack my life into boxes, and set off to see the world with my backpack. GULP. Every time I tell someone I’m going travelling I get asked the typical follow up…

Edinburgh local hangouts

Edinburgh local hangouts Sweat. People. Bodies pressed up against you. Rain. Sun. Rain again. Puddles. Wet feet. Rain. Sun. More crowds. No, we’re not talking about New Delhi, we’re talking about Edinburgh during the festival. The Fringe Festival – the biggest Art’s festival in the world –attracts millions of people every year, and for just…

Šmarna Gora

An adventure in winter wonderland I know. How cool does the name sound. We decided to visit Šmarna Gora, also known as Mt St Mary, since we were told it was a popular hiker’s destination and also the highest hill in the city, with a baroque church perched on the top. What we didn’t know,…

Stage 2 – Drymen to Rowardennan

Climbing that goddamn mountain When it comes to math, arithmetic has always been my thing. When it comes to distances, kilometres and miles, I’m a hopeless case. Tell me something is 1 km away and I’ll just think you said something in Russian. Anywho, so when I glanced at Day 2, which said it was…

Why I would live in Granada

“I could live here” One of the questions I always entertain myself with when I’m in a new place is always, ‘Could I live here?’ Since I am skeptical and largely critical, the answer always lies in the negative categories. However, it was an instant ‘YES’ with Granada. I had heard many great things about…