From the buildings that inspired Hogwarts Castle to J.K Rowlings frequent writing spot, Edinburgh is full of Harry Potter magic! As a Harry Potter fan, this made the city even more exciting to me as the guide on my walking tour (a lovely girl from Canada and a big Harry Potter fan herself) pointed out fun facts and locations as we toured the city. Continue reading →
Every year 1000s of performers hit the stage as part of the world’s largest arts festival- The Edinburgh Fringe.
With only two days in Edinburgh, I grabbed my 340 page fringe guide and set out to make the most of my first time at the world famous festival. For 64 years, the Edinburgh Fringe has been delighting festival goers for three weeks every August. It’s widely regarded as the largest arts festival in the world and this year’s fringe hosted 1000s of performers entertaining audiences in over 2400 shows. Continue reading →
In the crisp early morning Nairobi air, we boarded a shuttle bus heading for Tanzania, paid our $35 and settled in for the long, bumpy ride. This journey was about 8 hours and included one bathroom break and the worst immigration experience of my life.We pulled up to the Kenya-Tanzania border and had to get off the bus to get an exit stamp in our passports on the Kenya side before walking through the wire gate into Tanzania and heading up to the the immigration office there. Continue reading →