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10 of the best brunch spots in the Marais, Paris

10 of the best brunch spots in the Marais, Paris

The Marais, once ‘the marsh’ of Paris, is now a hub of trend-setting creativity in fashion and design. It’s no surprise then that the best of the French capital’s café culture and brunch spots are found here, where you can enjoy far more than the […]

A boozy delight: Wine ice cream in Cafayate

A boozy delight: Wine ice cream in Cafayate

I’m partial to a glass of wine (or two…) and always enjoy a good ice cream – but both of them together?! Yes, that’s what I found on my travels in the small wine region of Cafayate in Argentina. Cafayate, which lies in the heart […]

Amazing hybrid pastries – and where to eat them

Amazing hybrid pastries – and where to eat them

What’s better than a doughnut? A cronut! The world went cronut-crazy back in 2013 when one New York bakery, owned by the inventive pastry chef Dominique Ansel, merged two well-loved baked goods together – a doughnut and a croissant. The result was a flaky, iced […]

The London Scoop: Icing Lates at Biscuiteers

The London Scoop: Icing Lates at Biscuiteers

I’ve often wanted to learn how to use a piping bag properly when decorating my cakes and biscuits. More often than not, my attempts at icing look more than a little amateur, so when I heard about Icing Lates at Biscuiteers Biscuit Boutique and Icing […]

The London Scoop: Porridge Café, Shoreditch

The London Scoop: Porridge Café, Shoreditch

Hot off the heels of London’s first cereal cafe, the capital has another new quirky breakfast spot – the Porridge Cafe in Shoreditch (naturally). Sarah and Nikki headed to the launch night…

Bruges: Best places to eat & drink

Bruges: Best places to eat & drink

Bruges is famous for two reasons – beer and chocolate. And a weekend in the city cannot be complete without sampling both…in copious amounts. But after three short days there, I soon realised there so much more Bruges has to offer to whet your appetite! […]

Brunch in SW London: Scoffers Kitchen

Brunch in SW London: Scoffers Kitchen

My love for a good brunch knows no bounds. And regular readers of the blog will know just how far I’ll go for a good Eggs Royale on a Saturday morning. But this week, I deterred slightly from the usual. I went for something different. […]

Brunch in SW London: Brickwood

Brunch in SW London: Brickwood

I’m currently sitting in the cosy surrounds of Brickwood. This tiny brunch spot, right in the heart of Clapham Common is fast becoming my new favourite place to wile away a couple of hours on a Saturday. And it could steal the title of ‘best […]

London’s best alfresco rooftop bars

London’s best alfresco rooftop bars

(Radio Bar, ME London) Like a cocktail with a view? From trendy pop-up bars to under-the-radar summer hideouts, rooftop bars are the best place to soak up the atmosphere of London when the sun is shining. Here’s our pick of London’s best rooftop bars! Cuervo’s Cantina […]

Baking: Mary Berry’s Swiss Roll

Baking: Mary Berry’s Swiss Roll

I don’t know about you, but I am so excited that The Great British Bake Off is back on our TV screens. I’ve missed the puntastic Mel and Sue, Mary Berry and her bright, floral blazers and even Paul Hollywood’s seriousness amid a room of cake […]

Brunch in SW London: Eco Clapham

Brunch in SW London: Eco Clapham

So you get the picture by now, we like to brunch. Lazy weekend breakfasts, sipping coffees and tucking in fancy eggs on toast is the best way to start the day. I recently visited Eco on Clapham High Street with my housemate Chloe and Louise, […]

Vista Bar at The Trafalgar Hotel

Vista Bar at The Trafalgar Hotel

There’s nothing nicer on a sunny day in the capital than heading to one of the city’s best rooftop bars to enjoy the weather, take in the views and enjoy delicious cocktails. I headed to one of the best to check out their new cocktail […]