A Recap of 2021: The Year My Priorities Shifted

It’s probably fair to say that 2021 was not quite the year that many of us had envisioned. The pandemic had already taken one year away from us, forcing us to live lives in isolation and in fear for the future. I know I was stupidly hopeful that 2021 would be different – would be… Read More

Sunday, 6 February 2022

A Missed Flight, A Speeding Ticket and Food Poisoning in One Day

It wasn’t the best day. I mean, it started off nice enough. I woke up to our last day in the sunny island of Mallorca. With a flight tonight at 5 minutes past midnight, I had the entire day to explore and relax. Today we were exploring the gorgeous village of Valldemossa which has been… Read More

Sunday, 4 August 2019

An Afternoon in Beautiful Sóller, Mallorca

My body was still shaking as we wound round the mountains on narrow, bending roads. My run-in with the Mallorcan police had left me in a state of shock and the last thing I wanted to do was return back to our villa. My blood was pumping through my veins, fuelled by adrenaline and frustration.… Read More

Saturday, 3 August 2019

Discovering The Southern Tip of Mallorca

Mallorca is a holiday hot-spot during the summer months. Millions of people flock to the Spanish island to enjoy the 29° temperatures and sandy beaches. Popular areas range from the capital city of Palma, the party town of Magaluf or the far north with picturesque Pollença. However, very rarely to we hear about the south… Read More

Sunday, 28 July 2019

Mallorca Eating-Out Guide: The Best Restaurants in Mallorca

Mallorca is a destination that I keep returning to again and again. There are many reasons why one may fall in love with this island paradise. You only need to glance at some of the many incredible things you can do in Mallorca in order to be sold on arranging a trip. But when I… Read More

Wednesday, 24 July 2019

Horse Riding through the Mountains of Mallorca

Mallorca is an island of diverse and beautiful landscapes. From golden sand beaches fronted by crystal clear waters to the mountainous interior where dense, evergreen forests coat craggy peaks, Mallorca really is a haven for nature lovers and those who love outdoor activities. With roads that wrap round the sides of mountains, dotted with sharp… Read More

Friday, 25 November 2016

The Time I Stood on a Drug Syringe in Mallorca

This is a personal essay about a travel experience that took place when I was 13 years old on a family holiday to the Spanish island of Mallorca. The night was forced open by tall orange and yellow flames, lapping at the warm night air. The beach was quiet, hidden by the darkness. The full… Read More

Monday, 7 March 2016