Day one and two in New York, covering travel madness and raccoons in Central Park.
St Andrews is a popular spot for both tourists and international students. Easily accessible on a day trip from Edinburgh, the drive takes around one and a half hours, or just over two on public transport.
In September I will be spending an entire week in New York City. Staying at the Distrikt Hotel on West 40th Street, the hotel was booked on a deal.
As my 30th birthday edges closer, I have planned to do what countless university graduates do aged 21 – take a year out Down Under.
It is one of the biggest fights you have as a traveller – to what extent should you be planning your trip?
Full disclosure, it has been three years since I last stayed in this hostel, but it if always my first choice every time I’m in Paris.
Lucky escape for youngster who had been drinking with friends in Cumbernauld.