Tag: Travel

April 8, 2015 | life

Roaming Around Rome

If you follow me on social media, you’ll have been aware from my zillion smug updates that I spent a few days in Rome last week. Expedia recently did a guide to the city and invited me to go explore the place (as if you’d ever say ‘no’ to that invite). So, off I went,...

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January 13, 2014 | life

What I Learned Living in New York

In January of 2004, as a newly graduated 22 year old, I packed everything I owned into one suitcase and moved to New York. I’d never been there, but figured I’d watched Goodfellas enough times to make it work. I was reflecting with a friend the other day about how it’s been ten years since...

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August 16, 2013 | life

Top Travel Tips

I’ve done a fair amount of traveling this year. Be it press trips, heading off for a weekend somewhere to run a race or just a good ol’ holiday, I’ve been lucky enough to jet off to quite a few places. While I used to find traveling quite stressful, I have since found my groove....

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August 5, 2013 | life

Nova Scotia Dreamin’

The first half of this year was a toughy for me with all that bike training for the Etape du Tour. By the time I got that out of the way, I was very much in need of a holiday. As probably mentioned on here before, I was born in Nova Scotia, Canada. My dad’s...

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June 25, 2013 | life

Getaway: Nira Alpina

Holiday season is upon us. The more I get into my fitness, the more interested I become in getaway locations that allow me to be active while I’m there. So, when the opportunity came up for me to visit the Nira Alpina hotel in Surlej, just outside St. Moritz in Switzerland, I jumped at the...

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November 28, 2012 | life

Shanghai Bound

Tomorrow (Thursday), I am flying out to Shanghai to do some running. Nike have invited myself and a couple of other members of Run Dem Crew who I run with to go out and experience running culture in Shanghai. The more I get into this lifestyle, the more interesting I find the way it works...

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July 6, 2012 | fashion, life

Bangs x Tour de France x Le Coq Sportif

This week I was lucky enough to head over to France with Le Coq Sportif to watch a leg of the Tour de France. Having only ever watched bits and pieces of it on TV, I was excited to learn more about this event and felt lucky to be in the sponsors camp with Le...

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April 3, 2012 | life

Bangs Does Berlin

This past weekend I went to Berlin. It was my birthday when I flew out on the Friday and what better way to celebrate than to run a half marathon on the Sunday? I’d wanted to go to Berlin for a very long time, so the levels of excitamacation involved in this trip were pretty...

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