Day 11: Naples

I had turned the air-conditioning off over the night and so ben woke up at 5:30 because it was too hot and was looking out at the sun rising from our amazing balcony that looked over Naples and onto Vesuvius. I went out to have a look at the sunrise over Vesuvius too....

Day 10: Athens/ Naples

Ben woke me up at 8:45 because we needed to get leave at 10. Turns out they were pretty relaxed about us hanging out in the room for 15-20 minutes after 10 since we had given the key back and stripped the sheets. We had to leave by latest 11 so we got a taxi to the...

Day 8/9

Day 8: Athens – Aegina The morning started a bit later than we expected but we got ready and took the train to the ferry port: Piraeus. From there we bought 8 euro tickets to Aegina, a one-hour ferry from Athens. We found our ferry and went and sat on the seats...

Day 6/7

Day 6: Istanbul/Athens The day started off slow but we wanted to walk around a bit before coming back to the hostel until we realised we didn’t have accommodation for the night. So we walked back to the hostel and booked a hotel in Athens for the night. After that we...

Day 5: Istanbul

The fifth day travelling was the last full day in Istanbul. We didn’t have any big plans except that we we’re meeting one of Mum and Dad’s friends, Özlem, a local! I’d managed to sleep in a bit so when I woke up, a bit later, I had breakfast with Ben. The breakfast...

Day 4: Istanbul

Day four was the chill day following a big sightseeing day previously. I still got up early and went for a little walk, to get some simit and water. Once Ben woke up and we had breakfast, we walked down the main road near our hostel to explore a new side, and had been...

Day 3: Istanbul

My third day travelling was a very busy day! I woke up at 6 which was far too early since I slept at midnight. I went for a walk in the morning down the main street near the hostel, just to investigate the area. After passing numerous cats and  We went downstairs for...

Day 2: London/Istanbul

I took the bus the next morning back to Heathrow to head off to Istanbul to see Ben. The flight was fairy uneventful but when I got out of the airport Ben was there to pick me up, which was lovely, and he showed me the way back to the hostel via train and tram. As I...

Day 1: London

My first day in Europe began with an early breakfast on the plane and an early 5am landing at Heathrow. I got off the plane and with no wait got my baggage and decided to head to the house I was spending the night, a local experience in Croydon. I purchased an oyster...

Obsessed

Casey Neistat: I’m inspired also mental health and exercise (I’m not good at talking about one thing) An artist of the new age. The development of technology and websites such as Youtube has allowed the production of a new sort of movie and video diary; the...