Brookes Snow Ski Trip 2017

We just got back from the best Ski trip ever at Les Acrs 1800, and I just can’t keep my emotions in! I literally was in tears on the last day – leaving the Alps broke my heart!

First of all, I would like to say a massive thank you to the Oxford Brookes Snow Sports Committee and Wastelandski reps – you guys have made the trip absolutely fantastic!

Secondly, I would like to thank my friends, who have been amazing this week and made the trip the best group trip I’ve ever been to.polina-rocks-les-arces-brookes-snow-ski-trip-2017-emoji

Thirdly, I need to thank the weatherman, who granted us some fresh pow on the day we arrived.polina-rocks-les-arces-brookes-snow-ski-trip-2017

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Akbar Trastevere @ Rome

Who cares about the tourist guides or Tripadvisor?
Once you’ve walked through the door of a nice establishment, you know whether you are going to love it or hate it (until you get your first drink anyway πŸ™‚ )Ben and I were wandering around the Trastevere area and spotted a bar – Akbar – it looked really Β nice from the outside, so we decided to give it a shot.

Calavera & Wildberry tea

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Obladi Oblada

We have just arrived to Rome, got our beautiful apartment keys and decided to pop down for a drink.


The place just below the apartment – Obladi Oblada- gave us the first true impression of a real Roman bistro.


Not only did this place remind me of my dad (who is a huge Beatles fan), it has also set both Ben and I in the right mood for our short break. Continue reading