Grandi Mathöll – Reykjavik, Iceland

Another day and another Reykjavik food market post – who knew this city had so many? We started our trip at Hlemmur Mathöll and finished it with dinner on our last night at Grandi Mathöll. After a week of sometimes average yet expensive meals across Iceland, we wanted to celebrate our last night with good […]

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Hlemmur Mathöll – Reykjavik, Iceland

On our first night in Reykjavik, having made no food-related plans, we asked the front desk lady at our hotel for some recommendations. Eateries in Reykjavik can get busy (it was a Saturday evening) and EXPENSIVE. Actually eating out anywhere in Iceland is not cheap, so we were curious to see what a local would […]

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4 tips to see the Northern Lights in Iceland

We landed back from Iceland yesterday and already I am writing my first post! Iceland was everything we thought it would be and more, much, much more! We ticked every item I had on my list, but came the second to last night and we still had not seen one item I had purposely kept […]

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Leadenhall Market – London

One magical thing about London is that you sometimes run into some architectural gems which may remind you of a movie. It is because often these places have actually been the background to a movie set. This is the case for Leadenhall Market which is famous among Harry Potter fans to have featured as the […]

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The National Maritime Museum – London

Today we are exploring a slightly less-known museum in London – the National Maritime Museum. The theme is in the name here and you will learn everything there is to know about the maritime history of Great Britain, from trading tea from East Indian in the 1700s to the World Wars. The Museum can be […]

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A day in Bruges

Following our long weekend in Brussels, we decided to spend our last day in Belgium in Bruges. It made sense as it was on the way back to the Eurotunnel and Andrew had never been. I had visited Bruges many years before for a weekend with my parents but this time we only had about […]

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A long weekend in Brussels

In 30-something years, I still had never visited Brussels. So we used the excuse of Andrew’s 30-something birthday and the fact that one of my cousins lived there to go for a short summer escape. We spent 2 and a half days there and that is all it took for us to fall a bit […]

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Edith Café Belge – Brussels, Belgium

When in Rome, do as the Romans do. Well, when in Brussels do as the Belgian would and Edith Café Belge is the perfect place to do so! You will find it hidden away from the city centre, in the lovely Uccle area. This area is beautiful and has many eateries and bars so if […]

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