• Bellanger waffles with caramelised bananas
    London, Restaurants

    Weekend Brunch at Bellanger, Islington

    Going out for brunch is my weapon for combating weekend laziness and with the shock of the Brexit referendum result, it would’ve been quite easy to sit at home sulking/panicking/swearing *delete as…

  • Cherie City wedding
    Hotels, New York

    Our New York Wedding

    Things have been a bit quiet on the blog front recently, but there’s a good reason why – we got married!  We spent almost two magical weeks in New York and managed…

  • Taste of London
    London, Restaurants

    Taste of London with Celebrity Cruises

    Last night, I headed to Taste of London in Regent’s Park to sample the latest food and wine offerings from Celebrity Cruises. The cruise ship company’s signature Lawn Club was recreated specially for Taste…

  • Palm Vaults Hackney
    Cafes, London

    Velvet Lattes at Palm Vaults, Hackney

    Sure there are plenty of places in Hackney to indulge your artisan coffee and avocado toast craving, but how many can boast a sprawling, magical indoor garden? House plant heaven can be found at…

  • Barbecoa hush puppies
    London, Restaurants

    Dinner at Barbecoa, London

    A steakhouse by Jamie Oliver with sleek black and gold interiors and incredible views of St. Pauls is a winning combination for me.  In fact, I can’t believe it’s taken me this long to…

  • Rekorderlig Cider Cocktails

    A Lazy Sunday with Rekorderlig Cider Cocktails

    Before the arduous task of packing for almost two weeks in New York, we wanted to enjoy a proper lazy Sunday and make the most of the glorious sunshine.  On a warm day in east London,…

  • Suvlaki Soho
    London, Restaurants

    Dinner at Suvlaki, Soho

    Last year, I visited Greece for the first time and was wowed by the fresh, comforting local food.  I’ve been craving proper Greek grilled meat since and was thrilled to discover Suvlaki – a…

  • Brussels

    A Weekend in Brussels

    Brussels is a destination that really surprised me when we visited recently.  My initial impression was that it was mostly a connection city for travelling to Bruges or Ghent and must be super-serious and business-like as the centre…

  • Oxford

    A Good Night’s Sleep In Oxford

    I love a good UK weekend break.  Not only are they relaxing and time-efficient but as a Northerner in London, I get to know destinations close to where I live that little bit better. I’ve…

  • The Surrey NYC rooftop terrace
    Art, New York

    Frieze Exhibition: ArtSpeak at The Surrey, NYC

    Frieze Art Fair is one of the most prestigious international art events in the social calendar, with must-see fairs in London, New York and Berlin that bring together the industry’s movers and shakers. To…