Americas

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13 Top things to eat and drink in Key West, Florida | A Foodie’s Guide

13 Top things to eat and drink in Key West, Florida | A Foodie’s Guide

One of the things I loved about the Florida Keys and Key West was the food. Oh the food! After driving down the beautiful …
The Southernmost Food Tour: Eating our way around Key West

The Southernmost Food Tour: Eating our way around Key West

One of my favourite ways to understand a destination is by simply eating the local cuisine. I mean who doesn’t enjoy taking a …
A road trip through the Florida Keys: Life after Hurricane Irma

A road trip through the Florida Keys: Life after Hurricane Irma

After a brilliant 48 hours in Miami, I was lucky enough to tick off one of my biggest bucket list dreams of all time. I …
A mini-guide to 48 hours in Miami | Where to eat, drink, explore and stay

A mini-guide to 48 hours in Miami | Where to eat, drink, explore and stay

I had little over 48 hours in Miami when I visited. So as you can imagine, it was quite a challenge to try and squeeze …
Cuban cuisine at Versailles, Miami

Cuban cuisine at Versailles, Miami

If you read my piece on 12 cool things to do in Miami, you’ll know that a trip to Little Havana is a must …
12 cool things to do in Miami for the first-time visitor

12 cool things to do in Miami for the first-time visitor

There are so many cool things to do in Miami but it’s a big city, so where do you start? I spent just 48 …
Exploring The Wynwood Walls, Miami

Exploring The Wynwood Walls, Miami

If there’s one thing you must do in Miami, it’s visit The Wynwood Walls and surrounding Wynwood Arts District. This inner city …
Flying Business Class with TAP Portugal: Heathrow to Fortaleza

Flying Business Class with TAP Portugal: Heathrow to Fortaleza

Want to fly Business Class to Brazil? Try TAP Portugal. Here’s my review… I love the excitement of a long-haul flight. But once …
A Bliss Out Brazil Honeymoon Part 3: A Stay at Vila Galé Hotel Cumbuco & Dune Adventures

A Bliss Out Brazil Honeymoon Part 3: A Stay at Vila Galé Hotel Cumbuco & Dune Adventures

In the third and final part of our Bliss Out Brazil Honeymoon features, we visit Vila Galé Cumbuco and share the high-adrenaline adventures that …
A Bliss Out Brazil Honeymoon Part 2: Culture, Luxury & Paradise Beaches

A Bliss Out Brazil Honeymoon Part 2: Culture, Luxury & Paradise Beaches

Someone once said to me before I flew to Brazil that this is a country that ‘gets into your soul’. When I arrived at …
10 Things to Do in Fortaleza, Brazil

10 Things to Do in Fortaleza, Brazil

Fortaleza, a sprawling city of 2.5m people is the fifth largest city in Brazil. But it’s often overshadowed by the bigger, more tourist-heavy …
A Bliss-Out Brazil Honeymoon, Part 1: Praia do Lagoinha

A Bliss-Out Brazil Honeymoon, Part 1: Praia do Lagoinha

Oh So London visits Praia do Lagoinha, where a Brazil honeymoon translates to a time-stood-still vibe and beaches that stretch for miles… As the …
Author Kendra Bailey Morris on The Southern Slow Cooker & why Richmond, Virginia is a Top Foodie Hotspot

Author Kendra Bailey Morris on The Southern Slow Cooker & why Richmond, Virginia is a Top Foodie Hotspot

Richmond, Virginia, has popped up my radar recently as it’s fast becoming a foodie destination, thanks to innovative chefs like Kendra Bailey Morris. …
Sarah Rosado: The New York artist behind those celebrity cornflake portraits

Sarah Rosado: The New York artist behind those celebrity cornflake portraits

Ever felt inspired to create art while munching on your morning cornflakes? New York Artist Sarah Rosado has. She’s now turning heads with …
A Birthday in New York at Christmas

A Birthday in New York at Christmas

So today is my birthday and I can’t help but think back to a year ago when I spent a landmark birthday in …
Shopping at Artists and Fleas, Brooklyn

Shopping at Artists and Fleas, Brooklyn

I just adore Artists & Fleas in New York. If you’re the kind of person who likes to rummage amongst vintage shoes, try …
In pictures: Street art in New York

In pictures: Street art in New York

Street art is everywhere in New York. Walk the streets and you’ll see scribblings in between buildings. Look up and you’ll see …
Birch: Is this the best coffee in New York?

Birch: Is this the best coffee in New York?

New Yorkers love coffee. They can’t live without it. So it comes as no surprise that they have some of the best coffee …