2018 Reads — The Great, Good and OK

Split into categories – the great (ones I recommend to nearly everyone), the good (ones I enjoyed but didn’t make my ‘top list’) and the ok (ones I liked but probably won’t read again) – these are my 2018 reads.

Overnight oats 3 ways + breakfast in Copenhagen

Copenhagen is only a short train ride away from my hometown Lund, and although I have visited frequently over the years there has been a tendency to revisit the same areas (Strøget, for shopping) and restaurants (Café Norden, for brunch/lunch/dinner – it’s all fantastic). For that reason, I’ve vowed to do at least one new… Continue reading Overnight oats 3 ways + breakfast in Copenhagen

GLASGOW’S BEST COFFEE SHOPS: TOP 11

I started mentally planning this post during my final months in Glasgow, at a time when I was studying for my final exams and turning every coffee shop in the West End into my personal study space. I’ve always loved studying in coffee shops: the ambience, the chatter and clinking of spoons against porcelain mugs,… Continue reading GLASGOW’S BEST COFFEE SHOPS: TOP 11

SUMMER IN SPAIN: CARTAGENA + SEVILLE

Following our stay in Barcelona and Valencia (check out Part 1 of this trip here) we headed to Cartagena. We’d picked Cartagena because it was on the coast and not a tourist hot spot. The latter was definitely true; there was a lack of hostels and Air BnBs, and the three or so hotels in town functioned… Continue reading SUMMER IN SPAIN: CARTAGENA + SEVILLE

SUMMER IN SPAIN: BARCELONA + VALENCIA

Planned by some and booked last minute by others, Barcelona – and later the south of Spain – became the destination for a post-exam, pre-graduation trip. Never have I been so content to embrace the liberty that comes with doing limited research: waking up each morning with a flexible schedule to explore whatever comes your… Continue reading SUMMER IN SPAIN: BARCELONA + VALENCIA

4 PLACES TO EAT & DRINK IN HAMBURG

The first weekend in September – at a point when I was still under the blissful impression that summer was here to stay for another while – we did a road trip to Hamburg. I would estimate that we spent equal amounts of time finding sights and activities – the Opera House, the Miniatur Wunderland,… Continue reading 4 PLACES TO EAT & DRINK IN HAMBURG