Category: Travel

A Red Letter Days Experience

A Red Letter Days Experience

Best Western York House Hotel I often struggle with what presents to buy friends, family or a partner for Christmas. I’m much more likely to just ask whoever I’m buying for what they actually want. I know it takes some of the fun out of […]

Food I Fancy in…Malta and Gozo

Food I Fancy in…Malta and Gozo

Mdina (Malta’s Secret City) So much goes into booking a holiday, where to go, where to stay, how to get there, changing currencies and so much more. All of these I must say are processes that I love. My least favourite is when the holiday […]

Food I Fancy in…Iceland with Ísey Skyr

Food I Fancy in…Iceland with Ísey Skyr

The Iceland I’m familiar with is the supermarket around the corner on the high street. But much further afield is an Iceland known for its active volcanoes and use of geothermal energy. In June I made the 1148-mile trip to its capital, Reykjavik, for the […]

Blue Princess Beach Resort: A Room With View in Corfu, Greece

Blue Princess Beach Resort: A Room With View in Corfu, Greece

Travelling to other countries for me is mostly about exploring and soaking up the culture. But sometimes all I want to do is chill by a beach and do absolutely nothing. What I find perfect for this are all-inclusive holidays where one is completely looked after and […]

Escape to the relaxed spa town of Harrogate

Escape to the relaxed spa town of Harrogate

Fancy a chilled weekend away steeped full of history and charm? Then Harrogate is the place for you. Harrogate is a relaxed spa town in North Yorkshire, approximately a three-hour train ride from central London with its station conveniently located in the heart of town. Harrogate […]

The Pointer: Restaurant, Butchers and Farm in Brill

The Pointer: Restaurant, Butchers and Farm in Brill

A couple of years ago I ate at what turned out to be my favourite restaurant of that year, The Pig. The food was great, but what I loved most was their dedication to sourcing ingredients within a 25-mile radius. The result of which was super […]

Pullman: First class travel, first class food

Pullman: First class travel, first class food

When they run smoothly, getting around by train can be a great way to travel. However, the food offerings can leave a lot to be desired. And this is where First Great Western and seafood chef and restaurateur Mitch Tonks have upped the ante, by […]

Destination North East Wales for the Wrexham Burger Challenge

Destination North East Wales for the Wrexham Burger Challenge

Living in London means there’s no shortage of great places to go to get a good quality burger. From your Dirty, to your Honest, the craze for burgers shows no sign of slowing down and that’s just fine by me – I love a juicy […]