Morocco, a North African country bordering the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea, known for its high mountains, sweeping desert, rugged coastline, and the winding alleyways of ancient medina cities and souqs. It’s a place Mrs FOMOist and I have dreamed of visiting and the desire grew stronger, given the close proximity. Since we were … More Terrace cafes, mint teas, tajines and souqs in Marrakech
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!
This is our second time living in what can only be described as “destination cities”, first was Sydney and now London. Not that family and friends ignore you in any other parts of the world, but when you live in one of these “destination cities” one tends to get a lot of visitors, which is … More A tourist or a tour guide?
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
Living in Queensland, Australia we are truly spoilt and blessed with great weather and amazing beaches. After a very long winter and a rather slow-burning summer, we were on a mission to squeeze out as much as we could from our first Northern Hemisphere summer. As soon as we moved to London, our friends from … More Crystal Blue Waters and Full Summer Immersion
After landing straight into the thick of London winter, I have to admit that nothing beats London on a beautiful sunny summer day. Imagine a city like London that’s busting at the seams with things to do, places to visit, food to eat and then throw in glorious sunshine, the result is pure magic! In … More Summer, Cider, Disco Tunes and more Viking action
As most of you know, we (especially Mrs FOMOist) is not a huge fan of the cold. So when we discussed visiting cities in the land of the Vikings, one thing was clear – we were not going there in winter. The following observations might be sweeping generalising statements for Scandinavian nations, but here they … More Scandinavian Summer