We’re pretty lucky in England! I mean, not only do we have some lovely cities like Cambridge, Bath and London, we have a whole heap of treasures that are right on the doorstep of many bigger towns and cities. You might remember me banging on about my love for the Isles of Scilly and how … Continue Reading

Confession: The very first West End Theatre Show In London I saw was years and years ago and I remember being very unenthusiastic prior to seeing it. It was all Lloyd’s idea; mostly to escape the cold in London. We’d all popped round to celebrate New Year’s in London (we hadn’t moved to London back … Continue Reading

Let’s be frank, charming seaside trips are amazing. I mean, at the first sight of sunshine (or dry even dry weather for that matter) us Brits rush to the sea. It’s in our blood! Especially in Cornwall, where there’s a whole heap of pretty seaside towns and coastlines to explore. If you’ve never had a … Continue Reading

I have a proper soft spot for Cambridge and not just because it used to be home or even because Yaya studied there. One of the best parts about living in a city as incredible as Cambridge (and knowing someone with a student card) is that you have direct access to some of the best … Continue Reading

London has a whole heap of places to see and things to do. If you’ve got a hankering for a quirky restaurant, independent coffee shops, epic views of the city or to explore the best markets in London, the city has it all. Look, it doesn’t matter if you’re a Londoner, or just stopping in … Continue Reading

Okay, just putting it out there, us Brits have some great totally epic places to visit; with some of the most beautiful towns in the UK dotted all across the country.  You see, what’s best about the UK is that we have a whole heap of diverse little towns and pretty villages spread across the … Continue Reading

There’s a whole heap of totally unusual London facts that most of us miss when traipsing around some of the best areas of London. Worst of all, most are within plain sight! I mean, it’s the kind of city that once you begin to scratch the surface you’ll find a treasure trove of exciting and … Continue Reading

Yup, there are so many incredible and a heap of the best places in the UK to visit. So much so that you’ll be spoilt for choice. From the itty-bitty hamlets that are nestled within the Cotswolds to historic cities such as Edinburgh and York, there’s an epic amount of places and probably some unusual … Continue Reading

On the final day in Yorkshire, the sun finally graced us with its presence, warming up the beautiful countryside as it rose (surprising slowly) for this time of the year! Eager to make the most of our remaining time here, we wolfed through breakfast and headed straight for the Food Capital of Yorkshire – Malton. … Continue Reading

Our second day in Yorkshire begun the way every good morning in England should – with a full English breakfast complete with all the works. Fed and ready to explore even more of this beautiful part of England, we hot-footed it from our lodge at the Ravenshall Hotel over to nearby Robin Hood Bay. Now, … Continue Reading

For as long as I can remember, I’d always wanted to properly visit Yorkshire. In fact, now that I think about it, I actually almost ended up studying in York (twice!). I’ve been in Yorkshire very briefly but never actually gotten round to exploring it – not even the beautiful city of York which I … Continue Reading

As you’ve probably guessed, I’ve quite a soft spot for a festive Christmas – it doesn’t matter if it’s a tropical Christmas in Bali, a snowy New York Christmas or a gorgeous Christmas in the UK, as long as there is lashings of mulled wine, binge-worthy TV and lots of family time I’m a happy … Continue Reading

The Lake District in England is one of the most beautiful places in the country. There’s actually no hyperbole to that statement; it truly is! So much so that it recently got UNESCO World Heritage status but if I am truly honest, it’s charm and appeal was totally lost on me till about 7 years … Continue Reading

London has a bamboozling mix of restaurants, food markets, bars and fine dining haunts that are dotted around our amazing city. That being said, with so many choices, it can be tricky to pinpoint just a few of the best restaurants in London to actually visit.  After all, there is something like twenty thousand restaurants … Continue Reading