Bucharest: Is it worth visiting?

As someone who loves exploring new destinations, when Ryanair announced that they were doing direct flights to Bucharest, I jumped at the chance. Romania hasn’t had the best reputation in recent years. Articles in the UK papers frequently detail stories of fraud and human trafficking centred around Romanian individuals and sadly this is something I…

Mango Salsa

This is a perfect 5 minute recipe that is a show stopper at any gathering. This is best using fresh mango. However, I always make sure I have a bag of frozen diced mango in the freezer to cater to impromptu hosting. I normally serve this with a selection board of homemade bread, cured meats…

Lessons I’ve learned after 1 year of driving

I was a late bloomer when it came to learning how to drive. After living in city centres and/or being able to walk to work or have good public transport links, it wasn’t until I started my Masters degree and lived in semi-rural Fife that I realised that I was going to need to learn…