L’Ivre De Cuisine – Brussels, Belgium

The main reasons we visited Brussels were that 1) my cousins lived there so we couldn’t miss an opportunity to visit the city before they moved and 2) to spend a weekend away for Andrew’s birthday. Birthdays mean of course celebrations which for us usually translate into one tasty dinner. After settling at my cousin’s […]

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Beer tasting in Brussels

Andrew and I went to Brussels this weekend to celebrate his birthday. In order to make it a weekend to remember, and to fit in a few celebratory drinks, I booked a beer tasting event as a gift. I went for the one organised by Sanderman’s New Europe as the reviews were really good. We […]

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The best Amazon Prime Day deals for Travel, Interior and Beauty – 2018

I don’t know about you but each morning I wake up and the first thing I see in my inbox is a dozen of “Special deal!!!” or “20% off” emails that I spend the following 10 seconds to delete. Even post GDPR, I find that I am still getting too many of these emails. Yesterday […]

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A day in Rye

London has been boiling recently, not that I am complaining but the Big Smoke does get, well… Smokey when temperatures rise. So on Saturday morning, Andrew and I decided to get some fresh air and to head to Rye which I have been wanting to visit for a while. Rye is a little town in […]

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A weekend in Shakespeare Country

Each year, we use the excuse of our wedding anniversary to escape somewhere nice for the weekend. Lucky us, we got married on a May bank holiday weekend which means we don’t have 2 but 3 days to enjoy the seaside or countryside’s fresh air. We also use our anniversary as an opportunity to slowly […]

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The Ebrington Arms – Cotswolds

Andrew and I got married on a May bank holiday weekend, which means that each year we plan a weekend away to celebrate our anniversary. We also make sure to book a nice restaurant on our anniversary day and this year was no exception! We headed to the English countryside and had our anniversary meal at […]

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Santa Cruz and Ericeira – Portugal

After spending 4 days in Lisbon, Andrew and I based ourselves in Estremadura for the remainder of our week in Portugal. We wanted to enjoy the sunshine while still have places to go to and visit if we fancied. When exploring the south of Europe this is often how we structure our vacations: half a […]

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