Walking up Arthur’s Seat

Having been to Edinburgh a few times in my teens with family, I was keen to do something on this trip that I hadn’t done before. Arthur’s seat is an extinct volcano with a peak 251m above sea level. After walking to the top, you are rewarded with spectacular views over the city. I convinced […]

The Balmoral Hotel, Edinburgh

Situated right next to Edinburgh Waverley train station, The Balmoral hotel is hard to miss if you’re arriving by train. The striking Victoria era building, topped by a clock tower looks every part the traditional British hotel. Known as the North British Station hotel until it was reopened in 1991 as the Balmoral (Gaelic for […]

Eating around San Sebastian

Over the last few years as we’ve got more and more into our food, paying attention to the top 50 list and the michelin guide, its been hard to miss the prevelance of the Basque region in Spain, and in particular the town of San Sebastian. After Kyoto, San Sebasitan has the second highest number […]

Visiting England’s Foodie Hotspot

When you want to eat some of the best food in the world, especially to build a trip around eating, you would often think just to head to the big cities, Tokyo, Paris, New York and London all have far too many Michelin stars to chose from and plenty of restaurants in the Top 50 […]

A foodie weekend in Modena and Bologna

Last summer we started to watch a Netflix show called Chef’s Table, a documentary profiling one world famous chef per episode. The first episode was our favourite, telling the story of Massimo Botura and his 3 Michelin star restaurant in Modena, Osteria Francescana. Along with a couple of friends we decided we really wanted to […]

Girls weekend to Stockholm

Living in Amsterdam and having some of my closest friends back in the UK means I don’t get to see them enough! While last year I was back in the UK lots wedding planning, post wedding I’m just not going back as much as I was. Therefore three girlfriends and I have decided to start […]