10 Things I Hate About Travel

Okay. So admittedly when we take and post photos of our travels, it’s usually composed of all the good things. Ya know – blue skies, great food, happy smiles, the perfect sunrise and all that stuff, no? But travelling ain’t all about the glitz and glam. It has, unforch, an…

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#travellinkup: Paranoid Travels and Near-Death Experiences

Travelling is a risk of all sorts and I think that’s why most of us are addicted to it. It helps build character, and helps us become braver souls. It’s not, however, rainbows and butterflies and turquoise seas and ocean views. In years of travelling, I’ve developed some “rituals” because…

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#travellinkup : If I Could Eat The World

I do love a tasting menu, don’t you? Some of the epic ones I’ve tried so far include Lasarte at the Monument Hotel and Moments at the Mandarin Oriental in Barcelona, as well as Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester in London. But seriously guys, if you could have a tasting…

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#travellinkup : Jugemu, London’s best kept Japanese restaurant

After my first visit to Jugemu, I was really excited. And then the perennial blogger question came to mind. Should I write about it? It’s R.Kelly all over again: “My mind’s telling me no…” But my blog is… my blog is telling me yes. After much hmm-ing and haaaa-ing about…

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#travellinkup: Anatomy of a Jump Shot

If you follow me on Instagram (aka my legit and only account @thegirlnextshore), then you would know that I, uh, like a nice jump shot. Jump shots are really the best souvenirs for travel – they’re free, they’re fun to shoot and they’re good practice for your camera skills and physical…

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