A Week in Tuscany - Part 2

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Two weeks ago I shared the first part of my Tuscany holiday. Last May I stayed in a beautiful privately-owned villa rented with Tuscany Now and located in the outskirts of Florence. I spent seven days driving around the region with my parents, trying...

Copenhagen - Day 2

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Last week I wrote about my trip to Copenhagen, with photos from my first day in the city. Our second day was packed with more sight-seeing! We met Sylvia and her husband Albert at Coffee Collective (which I'll review in a separate post) and, after a great...

A Week in Tuscany - Part 1

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It's been a long time coming, but finally I am about to go on my honeymoon (exactly 14 months after getting married)! Tomorrow night we will start our journey to Australia and New Zealand (via Singapore and Dubai) and I can't contain my excitement! As...

Weekend in Sandbanks at Harbour Heights Hotel

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On one of the hottest day of summer last year, my husband and I rode on our motorbike to Sandbanks in Dorset for a day at the beach. The night before I had googled "best beaches in UK" and the name had come up at the top of the search, so I was intrigued....

A gastronomic tour of Pistoia, Tuscany

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After an intense few months of non-stop working, I am finally getting round to sharing photos from my trip to Tuscany in May. I wonder where the summer has gone, as it feels like yesterday that I was travelling around the beautiful Italian region, tasting...

The Pig in Brockenhurst, New Forest

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If you are looking for a beautiful destination in the English countryside to escape to for a day or a weekend, look no further. The Pig, a hotel and restaurant set in the heart of the New Forest National Park, is the perfect place for you. I was invited...

#FoodiesOnTour with Great British Chefs and Nokia

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Two weeks ago I traveled to Old Heathfield, East Sussex, for the #FoodiesOnTour event with six other lifestyle and food bloggers. We were invited by Nokia and Great British Chefs for a day of cooking with Michelin-starred chef Josh Eggleton and to celebrate...

Pizza Making Workshop #FRD2013

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On Friday 17th May we celebrated Food Revolution Day, a "global day of action for people to make a stand for good food and essential cooking skills. It's a chance for people to come together within their homes, schools, workplaces and communities to cook...

Eat your way through Brixton with Fox & Squirrel

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I have been living in London for nearly eight years now, half of which were spent in south London. Before, when I was living in the north, I rarely had reasons to venture south of the river as there is so much happening in central and east London. Not...

Midsummer in Gothenburg, Sweden

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Nordic countries (Denmark, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Finland): I love them. I only started discovering them three years ago, with my husband, and we both fell in love with the culture, the people, the scenery and the food. I haven't seen a lot of them...

A few days in Reykjavík, Iceland

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Reykjavík, the capital and largest city of Iceland, is a modern and charming city that is well worth visiting for a long weekend (if you are coming from UK or Europe) or use as a base for a longer holiday in the country. My husband and I booked flights...

Brazilian Supperclub with Dhruv Baker and Tilda

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This is the summer to celebrate all things Brazil and, even though England and Italy are out of the World Cup, there's no reason to stop me from joining the celebrations! Last week I was invited by Tilda to a Brazilian Supperclub cooked by 2010 MasterChef...

Il Porto Fluviale in Rome

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The restaurant scene in Rome has changed a lot since I left my hometown six years ago. The old traditional restaurants are always a must if you are a tourist visiting Rome for the first time. But if you know the city well, like me, you may want to branch...