• northern flower Manchester

    Exploring Manchester Northern Quarter

    This is the year when I start doing instead of saying or thinking “I should”. I have been thinking and saying for a long while that I should go back to Manchester for a day out. In January, I just went after deciding a couple of days before! It was a fabulous day! I love exploring on my own but also got a chance to catch up with lovely Gina, who lives there. Manchester is huge but it’s only really the Northern Quarter I’m interested in hanging out in when there. For a days visit, there’s plenty to do in this part of the city. I arrived around 10ish am…

  • Sternschanze Hamburg

    Sternschanze in Hamburg

    The last post on Hamburg, for this time. Hamburg is made up of many smaller areas and all of them have their own charm but it was Sternschanze that I particularly liked slightly more. I haven’t seen all the other areas but spending time here I thought it was really cool. It’s a chilled area (minus the G20 protest we got caught in) with lots of fun shops and bars to enjoy. During our visit, it was evident that this area of Hamburg is really against the G20. Everywhere we looked, shop notes, graffiti arts and other signs were telling us how unwelcome the G20 is. One of the buildings…