As a post-birthday treat my Mum and her boyfriend took me on a day trip to Whitby, North Yorkshire. I haven't been in years, but it is a picturesque seaside town. There are the famous 199 steps up to the church and well known abbey. The abbey is famous because of Bram Stoker's Dracula - it was [...]


Another weekend, another beach day! I swear I do my studying during the week, so I have the weekend to enjoy myself and the increasingly brilliant weather here in Catalonia. This past weekend we travelled 1 1/2 hours by train to Tarragona (about 16/17 euros return from Barcelona). Trains are not very frequent compared to Sitges so [...]

Trip to Brighton

A few photos from back in July when my dad took me to Brighton as a birthday day trip! The Royal Pavilion and Art Gallery - The gardens were beautiful and blooming with flowers. Apparently by law the grass must be kept relatively long, so the royalty who would stay here could comfortably walk on [...]