Cultural experiences and funny musings by two twenty-somethings living abroad

City Break: Maastricht

Think of weekend city breaks and you think of Paris, Brussels, Amsterdam, Rome etc. All beautiful places to visit of course but all of course with plenty of tourists and … Continue reading

April 7, 2016 · 2 Comments

Istanbul: My Turkish Delight

My first time in Turkey was an absolutely amazing experience and granted, it might not be everyone’s first choice of holiday destination (it definitely wasn’t mine at first!), I was … Continue reading

June 19, 2015 · 1 Comment

Party in the U.S.A : First impressions of America

One half of Hmsies was very lucky and recently got the chance to fly over to ‘Murica – Boston, to be more precise, over on the East coast. Having never … Continue reading

June 5, 2015 · 9 Comments

Living la dolce vita in Firenze

Just last weekend, Hmsies decided to do a first and go holiday in a country we have never been to. Surprisingly, this country was Italy! Whilst Jasper has visited Spain … Continue reading

March 18, 2015 · 3 Comments

Paris ain’t all about the Eiffel Tower!

So, last weekend Hmsies had a reunion in the city of crazy drivers and very over-priced beer. That’s right, we’re in Paris people! As Jasper has already been there a … Continue reading

February 11, 2015 · 3 Comments

5 Annoying Things About Those Who Travel

We confess, we love to travel (but you probably knew that already!). We’ve met a lot of people whilst travelling and we’ve met just as many people who have come … Continue reading

December 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

5 Things I Miss About (la) France

Well, well, who would’ve thought it? Now I am back from France… there seems to be a strange pull tugging at my heartstrings. Very strange indeed. After convincing every Francophile … Continue reading

July 31, 2014 · Leave a comment