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Five shoecare hacks • Travel edition

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Words & Photos: @oliverinstead

By now you should know that 1. I love shoes and 2. I love travelling. But what I love more, is stealing from hotel rooms. Now you’re probably thinking “well, that escalated quick” but there is indeed a correlation between these things, which is why I want to show you some of the shoecare hacks that I’ve picked up during my travels… while I let you raid my shoedrobe, ’cause why not? Continue Reading

Foodie Friday

1847 • A vegetarian’s heaven

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Words & Photos: @oliverinstead

To give you an idea of how long it’s been since my last restaurant review wherein I wolfed down a prawn-filled burrito, I’ve actually turned vegetarian and have been one for months. With my newly acquired diet, I paid a visit to 1847, a veggie restaurant in the heart of Manchester and let’s just say, I can’t think of a better way to make my #FoodieFriday comeback… Continue Reading

Travel Tuesday

Five things I learned about: Oslo

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Words: @oliverinstead • Location: Astrup Fearnly Museet, Norsk Folkemuseum, etc., Oslo

Welcome to another edition of #TravelTuesday! Some of you may have noticed that I skipped a post last week (if you did, thank you!) whilst some of you who follow me on Instagram (@oliverinstead) might have noticed that I’ve been to Oslo recently (if you did, thank you!!) In this post, I’m going to spill all on the trip. The goods, the bads and the fantabulouses!

嗨嗨!欢迎来到#TravelTuesday。正在读着这篇文章的您,或许有留意到上个星期我没有发帖,某些读者或许也有在我的Instagram看到我前两个星期在挪威奥斯陆时拍的照片。所以在这张旅游帖里我想将本人在奥斯陆短短的三天里学到好的,坏的,超级棒的东西统统都给大家分享。
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Travel Tuesday

Five necessary realisations before you travel

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langkawi05Words & Photos: @oliverinstead • Location: Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia

The first time I travelled out of Malaysia, I was headed to the United Kingdom with only half a carry-on suitcase of clothes, a towel, a tube of Pringles… not even real Pringles but the Malaysian knock-off called Mister Potato, and nothing else – practically no knowledge of the country, the continent, the climate or the culture apart from what I’d briefly glanced on the telly… I wasn’t even half terrified.

小弟第一次出国就是来大不列颠王国。当时候的奥利佛才刚满十九岁,护照都还是新新的,没盖过印章。身上带着半包衣服,一条毛巾和两罐洋芋片就离家了… 对欧洲这里的文化,语言,气候啥的除了在电视上看过的之外,知识只不过半桶水,不过我当时候其实一点都不怕。满心只充满兴奋和期望。

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