Travel

Corfu Travel Diary: Day One

Oh, Corfu, I think I’ve fallen in love with you.

*that accidentally rhymes*

The Mr and I booked our trip to the gorgeous Greek Island at the beginning of July and ever since, I was looking forward to it.

Greece has always been on my to-see list and I’m so glad that we started with Corfu.

We stayed in Brentanos Apartments in Kaiser Bridge, Perama, Gastouri (25-30 minutes away from the Old Town via bus) which was a lovely and peaceful place.

Kinda forgot to take photos of the interior so that’s my apartment review out of the window.

There are a few things I will say in advance about the apartments:

  1. The bed’s are rock hard
  2. You have to walk up quite a steep hill in order to get there
  3. The outside lights don’t turn off

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Books · Review

Together by Julie Cohen

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Published: 13th July 2017
Publisher: Orion Books
Pages: 352

Blurb:

On a morning that seems just like any other, Robbie wakes in his bed, his wife Emily asleep beside him, as always. He rises and dresses, makes his coffee, feeds his dogs, just as he usually would. But then he leaves Emily a letter and does something that will break her heart. As the years go back all the way to 1962, Robbie’s actions become clearer as we discover the story of a couple with a terrible secret – one they will do absolutely anything to protect.

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Lifestyle

Learning To Drive At 26

Hi, my name is Emma.

I’m 26 years old and I’m learning to drive.

The norm in the UK is that when you reach the age of 17, you start driving lessons. Usually, you pay for them from your part time job and sometimes, your parents will always help you as well. If you pass by the time you’re 18, you may even get a car.

I remember being 18 and seeing majority of my friends posting photos of their new car and how excited they were that they could finally go to McDonalds at any time.

Driving gives you freedom and independence.

*Before I properly get into this long post, if you’d like to read about my weekly driving lessons, I talk about them over on my Sunday posts. 

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