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Val D'Isere French Alps Working a ski season

A day in the life of a chalet chef

Work. Mountain.Work.Play.Sleep. The rhythm of life for five months of working in the French Alps. I’ve done four seasons in total for two different companies in Morzine and Val D’Isere – one mid-market family company and one higher end gourmet company but generally, the days were the same. I had slightly more mountain time with […]

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Vilnius Lithuania

Valentines in Lithuania: From Vilnius, with love

Throw away the map and just get lost. One of my great loves of travelling…. This is a little photo journal of my Valentines Day in Vilnius when I was backpacking around Eastern Europe in winter, when the streets were fillled with lovers amongst the cool, frosty streets Old Town Vilinus Reach for the sky […]

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Music festival volunteering with Oxfam

How to volunteer at a music festival

Wide open fields, you and your mates, new bands and a few cheeky beverages –  many of us have sweet memories of summer festivals gone by. These days, the reality is a weekend in a muddy field which will set you back over £200+. But there are alternative options. During a backpacking trip back in 2006, […]

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Galway Busker

Healing a broken heart in Galway, Ireland

When I woke up I was all alone With a broken heart and a ticket home And I ask you now, tell me what would you do If her hair was black and her eyes were blue I’ve travelled around I’ve been all over this world Boys, I ain’t never seen nothin’ like a Galway […]

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Light Night Nottingham

Light Night | Nottingham

In deep mid winter, Nottingham shakes off the dark nights by illuminating the city every February with Light Night. Nottingham Castle    Hockley, Nottingham The Lace Market, Nottingham  The Old Market Square, Nottingham – Science Experiments A little flavour of Light Night  Nottingham Light Night 2016 from Look With New Eyes on Vimeo.

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Hitchhike London to Morocco

Hitchhiking from London to Morocco – Part 1

The story January. The month for big ideas, wild plans, new beginnings. A weekday evening, middle of the month, a group of friends gathered for dinner. Fran, a previous ski season colleague casually mentioned she was probably going to hitchhike to Morocco from London sometime this year and extended an open invitation to the group. The […]

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