Lost in translation (in foreign grocery stores)

Hands up: who enjoys visiting foreign grocery stores not just to buy supplies but also to browse and be surprised? Yes, me too! I had almost forgotten how much I loved exploring them until I read a post by a fellow blogger about her love for checking out the food sections in supermarkets both home… Read More Lost in translation (in foreign grocery stores)


Sunshine Blogger Award!

  Nomadi from the wonderful Sillä välin maailmalla blog recently nominated I Basically Travel for the Sunshine Blogger award. Thank you so much – what a fabulous surprise! Here are my answers to your questions: 1) Who is your favourite travel company or do you prefer travelling alone? In my student days I travelled alone, often to visit penfriends in… Read More Sunshine Blogger Award!

Death of a hard drive

When it comes to photographs, I’m old school. My favourite images from holidays, gigs, pub evenings, lunches with friends, road trips, and quirky places get printed and painstakingly attached with photo corners to the pages of huge albums. Over the years I must have filled well over 30 albums and there is no end in sight.… Read More Death of a hard drive