• 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
    Drinks

    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
    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
    Hotels

    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…

  • Murad Beauty Room House of Fraser
    Beauty, London

    Murad Facial at House of Fraser, London

    Facials are one of my favourite beauty indulgences, but I rarely find the time or discipline for regular appointments.  With my New York wedding just one month away, I wanted to get my…

  • Thai Square Spa London
    Beauty, London

    Thai Square Spa, London

    It’s rare to find a spa in London that’s opulent yet still accessible, but that’s the beauty of Thai Square Spa. This well-established spa was previously based in Covent Garden, but recently moved…