The Grayson Perry Afternoon Tea at Number Sixteen, Kensington

The Grayson Perry Afternoon Tea at Number Sixteen, Kensington

It’s been a while since my mum and I enjoyed a ladies’ day out. So when she came down to London for the …
Piece for DK Travel | 15 amazing film locations around the world

Piece for DK Travel | 15 amazing film locations around the world

If you were to take the ultimate movie-lover’s pilgrimage, what would it look like? When I wrote a piece for DK Travel about …
Win a Kobo Aura H20 at the Kobo #BeachBookReady Pop-up beach

Win a Kobo Aura H20 at the Kobo #BeachBookReady Pop-up beach

Sponsored by Rakuten Kobo FYI – This event is now over and the competition is closed.  I’m always looking for ways to lighten my …
Piece for Wedding Ideas Magazine: Costa Navarino

Piece for Wedding Ideas Magazine: Costa Navarino

Costa Navarino is the perfect honeymoon destination. It’s luxurious, tranquil and is surrounded by undulating landscape of Messinia in Greece, in the southwest …
Piece for Luxe in a City | Best Hotels in Barbados: Top 10

Piece for Luxe in a City | Best Hotels in Barbados: Top 10

Bajan hospitality (in fact Caribbean hospitality) is arguably, some of the world’s best. And you’ll find a whole range of hotels in …
An evening of La Dolce Vita at Margot restaurant, Covent Garden

An evening of La Dolce Vita at Margot restaurant, Covent Garden

What made you feel proud recently? Was it nailing that work project? Was it seeing your child take their first steps? Was it seeing …
Piece for Luxe in a City | Visit Georgetown: Washington DC

Piece for Luxe in a City | Visit Georgetown: Washington DC

Georgetown is the leafy enclave in Washington DC where you’ll find a mix of boutique shops, artisanal bakeries and chi-chi bistros frequented by …
Piece on Peer to Peer Travel for Virgin

Piece on Peer to Peer Travel for Virgin

Most people know the meaning of peer to peer travel. As the travel industry has evolved, sites like Airbnb, HomeAway, Tripbod and Bookalokal have …
Travel essentials: The Ted Baker Porcelain Rose Collection

Travel essentials: The Ted Baker Porcelain Rose Collection

Which bath and beauty treatments do you swear by when you’re travelling? What are the beauty travel essentials that perk you up when …
Piece for Luxe in a City | What to do in St Lucia, Caribbean Adventure

Piece for Luxe in a City | What to do in St Lucia, Caribbean Adventure

It’s no secret that I love a good Caribbean story. And this piece for Luxe in a City was on the beautiful island …
Piece for Luxe in a City | Le Coupe-Chou Paris: Fine dining

Piece for Luxe in a City | Le Coupe-Chou Paris: Fine dining

Le Coupe-Chou is one of the oldest restaurants in Paris. You’ll find it off a small lane off Rue Valette in the city’…
Piece for Luxe in a City: Le Chateau Saint-Martin, a Luxe French Retreat

Piece for Luxe in a City: Le Chateau Saint-Martin, a Luxe French Retreat

Le Chateau Saint-Martin was one of those trips where you have to keep pinching yourself because everything is just so impossibly beautiful. This French …
Piece for Luxe in A City | 7 Portes: Best Paella in Barcelona

Piece for Luxe in A City | 7 Portes: Best Paella in Barcelona

7 Portes is by far, one of the best paella restaurants in Barcelona – it was when I visited anyway. With roots going back 170 years, it …
Piece for Luxe in a City | Best of Barbados: Top 10 sights

Piece for Luxe in a City | Best of Barbados: Top 10 sights

I’ve been to Barbados twice and and it was the first island I went to in the Caribbean. So I guess you could …
Piece for Luxe in a City | Private Island Retreat – Pangkor Laut

Piece for Luxe in a City | Private Island Retreat – Pangkor Laut

I visited Pangkor Laut before I really seriously started this site, so have never really blogged about it (although I did mention it in …
A Q&A with… Dewald Goosen, brewmaster at Tuk Tuk Brew, Franschhoek

A Q&A with… Dewald Goosen, brewmaster at Tuk Tuk Brew, Franschhoek

I’m bringing you an interesting Q&A this week because today, I’m introducing you to Dewald Goosen, the brewmaster at Tuk …
Great places to eat in Franschhoek

Great places to eat in Franschhoek

The village of Franschhoek is one of the prettiest places to visit in the Cape Winelands. And when it comes to food, it doesn’…
Blogger Q&A with….. The Travel Journo (aka, me!)

Blogger Q&A with….. The Travel Journo (aka, me!)

As it’s Monday morning again, I thought I’d do a writer / blogger Q&A but this time I’ve decided to …
Love this City Blog | Queen of Hoxton’s winter lodge

Love this City Blog | Queen of Hoxton’s winter lodge

Every winter the Queen of Hoxton pub opens up its winter lodge and creates a winter wonderland for us all to enjoy. I wrote …
Love this City Blog | Best candied cocktails in London

Love this City Blog | Best candied cocktails in London

Cocktails go through trends. One minute they’re sweet, the next they’re savoury. When I wrote this piece for Love this City, dessert-inspired …