The world on a plate at Christmas with my Pasteis de Nata from Lisbon

The world on a plate at Christmas with my Pasteis de Nata from Lisbon

When I travel it’s the food that often creates the lasting memories that I bring home. For Greece it’s the home-made stuffed tomatoes that I associate with sitting under... 

10 fun things we did on a Christmas weekend in Dublin

10 fun things we did on a Christmas weekend in Dublin

Dublin at Christmas is the place to party! The Guinness is flowing, the drinkers are spilling out of the Temple Bar pub and there’s music on every cobbled street-corner. But we... 

A one-day sightseeing guide to Tallinn in Estonia

A one-day sightseeing guide to Tallinn in Estonia

If you are visiting Tallinn for a short time or perhaps as part of a cruise excursion, you’ll want to use your limited time to make the most of the wonderful attractions available... 

Hiking the Dry Stone Route in Mallorca – from Deia to Lluc monastery

Hiking the Dry Stone Route in Mallorca – from Deia to Lluc monastery

My friend Julia and I spent a few days in Mallorca this September, walking the GR221 Drystone Route that runs along the west coast and through the Tramuntana mountains. Having walked... 

Our weekend break at the Moorland Garden Hotel in Devon – video

Our weekend break at the Moorland Garden Hotel in Devon – video

What a night for a drive down to Devon! With rain pelting down on the windscreen and leaves blowing across the road, any thoughts we had of stopping at a country pub on the way were... 

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The world on a plate at Christmas with my Pasteis de Nata from Lisbon The world on a plate at Christmas with my Pasteis de Nata from Lisbon

When I travel it’s the food that often creates the lasting memories that I... 

10 fun things we did on a Christmas weekend in Dublin 10 fun things we did on a Christmas weekend in Dublin

Dublin at Christmas is the place to party! The Guinness is flowing, the drinkers... 

A one-day sightseeing guide to Tallinn in Estonia A one-day sightseeing guide to Tallinn in Estonia

If you are visiting Tallinn for a short time or perhaps as part of a cruise excursion,... 

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The Square Copenhagen wins award as Denmark’s leading boutique hotel The Square Copenhagen wins award as Denmark’s leading boutique hotel

Since I love to stay in hotels with a strong design influence and a boutique feel... 

Is Copenhagen really that expensive? 4 myth-busting ways to stay on budget Is Copenhagen really that expensive? 4 myth-busting ways to stay on budget

I’ve visited Copenhagen four times now and one of the questions I always get... 

10 summertime cool things we did in Copenhagen (and you could too) 10 summertime cool things we did in Copenhagen (and you could too)

Summer in Copenhagen is a time for the locals to come out and enjoy the short but... 

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Podcast 28 – My Rhine River Cruise – a week of history, wine and music Podcast 28 – My Rhine River Cruise – a week of history, wine and music

In this Travel Podcast Episode 28, you’ll hear about the Rhine River cruise that I took in May with my husband Guy with Lüftner Cruises.  I talk about the pretty riverside towns we visited on our cruise from Basel to Cologne, about the food, the wine and above all the history of this fascinating... [Read more of this review]

27 – Cool-hunting in Tokyo – food, fashion and street-style with La Carmina – Podcast 27 – Cool-hunting in Tokyo – food, fashion and street-style with La Carmina – Podcast

In Travel Podcast Episode 27, I talk to La Carmina; fashion blogger, TV host and expert in Japanese street style, about Tokyo. We find out where to shop if you’d like to dress in Gothic style or as an antique doll from the forest. Hear about the Tokyo theme restaurants that will give you a night... [Read more of this review]

26 – My charity visit to India – podcast 26 – My charity visit to India – podcast

In Podcast 26 I spend a week in India, visiting a charity project that I support through my church here in Bristol. From Hyderabad we travelled to Kurnool with our contact Father Pratap Reddy and visited some of the villages where he is supporting the education of the poorest children and developing... [Read more of this review]

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