A Day in Glasgow

Last week, I drove up to Scotland with my parents to visit family for a few days. As there was a surprise birthday party to prepare for that I couldn’t really help with, I escaped to Glasgow city centre for the day to do some of the things I hadn’t had a chance to do on my previous visits. This (obviously) began with a trip to a coffee shop in the West End, a part of the city I hadn’t explored too much in the past. I chose to visit Avenue Coffee based off the good reviews I had seen online and its location next to the Botanic Gardens; my destination for the day despite the unsurprisingly dreary weather.  Continue reading A Day in Glasgow

Jardí Botànic Històric de Barcelona

I’m sure you can all figure out that the title means ‘Barcelona’s Historic Botanical Gardens’ if you remember anything from doing languages at school and by that logic, I guess you have now also sussed out that this post will be about my day walking around the gardens that reside behind the Olympic stadium on the top of Montjuïc! With money being a little tight, I haven’t been able to go on as many weekend excursions as I would’ve liked but that’s okay because Barcelona has so much to offer and the weather is steadily getting distinctly summery (spring and autumn hardly exist here, let’s be honest).

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