When one thinks of Seville, one pictures oneself soaking up the sunshine, exploring the windy streets while stopping over to top up on tapas y cerveza. Our trip, however, decided to take a different turn. In the lead-up to our trip, it was all gloriously sunny days with average temperatures in the mid-20s (Celsius). As … More If it rains in Seville, eat, drink and be merry
A few days exploring the shimmering streets of Shanghai … More A shimmery snapshot of Shanghai
3 days in Naples with a day-trip to Pompeii … More Naples and a day in Pompeii
A weekend in Dublin – UNESCO City of Literature … More Dublin – much more than house of Guinness
Krakoff, Krako, Krakov, I am still unsure about the correct way of pronouncing the name of the city, but what I am sure about is that Krakow, Poland is a cracking city. If Poland (especially Krakow) is not on your list of countries to visit, I would recommend to add it on, before it becomes … More A cracking long weekend in Krakow
December the 1st. the start of the Advent calendar. The time when it is acceptable to put up the Christmas lights, start panicking about Christmas shopping and start eating mince pies (the last is acceptable all year round if I can find it). We started off our December truly with a bang – or shall … More It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!
Hello again my devoted readers (if you’re out there)! I am sure you must have enjoyed the well earned break from my daily ramblings but I think you’ve had enough peace and here is your next dose of disruption. The end of October, beginning of November started at a snail’s pace with Mrs FOMOist and … More Fireworks, Dancing and Madrid – and it’s only half of November!
After a “relaxing” break in London, Mrs FOMOist and I were ready for our next adventure. We were super-excited about this upcoming holiday, because it’s one of the longest trip we’ve done since moving to London. We were going away for 9 whole days, which included three destinations across three countries with four international flights … More Accommodation Disaster, Colourful Leaves, MTV Music Week and Whirling Dervishes
After a very busy month, Mrs FOMOist and I thought about taking it a bit slow between late Sept/early October. By taking it slow, we mean gallivanting around London to ensure we are not missing out on the very last moments of London summer. Once we got back from Oktoberfest, we had agreed that we … More London life
“Rome – the city of visible history, where the past of a whole hemisphere seems moving in funeral procession with strange ancestral images and trophies gathered from afar.” George Eliot (English novelist 1819-1880). “Rome is the city of echoes, the city of illusions, and the city of yearning.” Giotto di Bondone (Italian painter and architect. Died 1337). “Rome Wasn’t Built … More Rome, The Globe Theatre and Oktoberfest in September