A Fairytale Christmas in Prague

While it’s great to travel in summer some destinations are even more charming in the winter, and spending Christmas in Prague is a magical experience.

Cretan Cuisine In Rethymnon

Explore Cretan Cusine on Greece’s Largest Island A visit to Crete is like going back in time, the largest of the Greek Islands has a spectacular history and a Cretan cuisine built on heritage and tradition that is still seen today. I visited this Mediterranean paradise at the peak of summer and stayed in the…

Street Food In Ballaro Markets Palermo

Why The Best Thing To Eat In Palermo Is Street Food In The Ballaro Markets Sicily is a Mediterranean gem with more than a slight air of neglect and no experience sums up the city more than experiencing Street Food in the Ballaro Markets. We arrived in the capital Palermo on a warm August day…

Pop Down: Grub Club, Waterloo Vaults

On a cool autumn evening we drive through London’s Lower Marsh to a mysterious venue. It was a surprise anniversary date and I had no idea where we might be going. I was somewhat sceptical as we make our way down a seedy graffiti covered tunnel but pleasantly surprised when we arrived at the notorious…

Brunch At Blixen Spitalfields

Having lived next to Old Spitalfields Markets for some time I was surprised when Blixen opened earlier this year. Not surprised by Blixen itself, but by the fact I have never noticed there was a space big enough for a restaurant in a key area of the market. I strain my memory to recall what…

Iceland Golden Circle Tour Geysers, Gulfoss Falls And Thingvellir National Park

Iceland Golden Circle Tour: Geysers, Gulfoss Falls & Thingvellir National Park with Reykjavik Excursions. It was still dark when the bus pulled up to our hotel, despite it being almost 9am. We were about to set off from Reykjavik on a Golden Circle day trip to Geysers, Gulfoss Waterfall and Iceland’s Thingvellir National Park and with daylight…

100 Years Of Campari #rediscoverred

Campari are celebrating their hundredth anniversary with a series of events in Shoreditch this weekend. There’s the opportunity to grab not one but two free cocktails at the Rediscover Red Gallery at 9 Kingsland Road. Try the Italian summer staple”Spritz” or the classic negroni while checking out the retrospective exhibition of Campari advertising.

Hot Dogs At Herman Ze German

I’m about three years too late to London’s hot dog craze. The humble sausage has since been replaced by sliders, steam buns, Five Guys, fried chicken, Asian fried chicken, raw food, kale, quinoa, fried chicken again and oh so many other short lived trends. I’ll admit when hot dog mania was at it’s peak I…

Just Opened: Ottolenghi Spitafields

Ottolenghi has held my heart for a long time, but is a place I hardly ever visited (not living nearby and not wanting to fight Angel’s Yummy Mummys Who Brunch for a hard to get table ). But now Ottolenghi has come to my doorstep with a new City Shoreditch location at 50 Artillery Ln….

Dolce And Gabbana Martini Bar, Milan

Milan, Italy is a place for lovers of fashion and cocktails, and where better for a spot of ‘fashion people’ watching than at the renowned Dolce & Gabbana Martini Bar.