As we approach the festive season, there are lots of conversations guaranteed to take place. “I can’t wait for break”, “Isn’t work over yet?”, “Have you finished your Christmas shopping?” and “Do you think it will snow?”. It’s this last question that really poses the most interest. A white Christmas – that rarely seen entity which makes us all feel just that little bit more … Continue reading Winter Escape To Brocket Hall, Welwyn Garden City
We call it comfort food for a reason. Sometimes throwing on an old tracksuit and curling up in a nest of blankets in front of the TV with an array of delicious sweet treats is simply a necessity. Just as going out for a fantastic meal with friends when you are feeling a bit blue can lift your spirits higher and higher with every delicious … Continue reading Can Baking Make You Happier?
Ah…Lisbon, with its hilltop charm and sun-baked beauty. A capital city that has seaside magic and city cool in equal measures. One weekend in Lisbon and you’ll be checking Skyscanner for the next cheap flights to bring you back. You’ll be screaming to friends that they must go and daydreaming of happier times when you were last there. And the food. It’s good. Really good. With … Continue reading 5 Must Eat Foods In Lisbon
Who wants a list of the best restaurants or best dishes at the end of the year? Surely by that point, it all becomes irrelevant. January will hit hard. Pockets will be barely jingling with change and heads will be desperately trying to shake the after-festivities fog. I’d rather seek out the good stuff to eat now, when we’re not even halfway through the year … Continue reading Top 7 Dishes I’ve Eaten In London This Year
One of the best things about Colombia – and certainly one of the most exotic – is its variety of fruits. From those you’ve never heard of to those you can’t even imagine the taste, there really is an unfathomable selection. As you travel the country, you’ll find fruit as diverse as the landscape. While it’s all certainly delicious, the variety can be a bit … Continue reading 12 Exotic Fruits To Try In Colombia
Wherever you are in the world, you’ve gotta eat. Oh sure, sustenance is important, but that’s not the only reason we eat. We eat for pleasure, for experience and for fun – and all of these even more so while travelling. There’s arguably no better way to experience a place than by tucking into its grub. If the kitchen is the heart of the home, … Continue reading Top 10 Eating While Travelling Tips
Some things you may or may not know about me: I once won a taco eating competition at Taco Bell (*whispers* as a ten year old) I have appeared on ITV’s Dinner Date (*whispers again* and lost) I have also been on BBC’s Ready Steady Cook (*shouts loud enough that parents can hear in Leeds* and beat my own mother) Here’s another – I just … Continue reading A New Identity
So you’re getting married. You’ve picked your dress, the flowers are sorted, and the band is already practicing your first dance. What next? The honeymoon of course. Mauritius is just grand and the Seychelles certainly houses its own magic, but if it’s something really unique you’re looking for, what about good old England? Our fair country offers up some of the most stunning scenery, astonishing … Continue reading The Rise Of The Stay Moon