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Travel: A Quick Jaunt to Malaysia

Nov 14

  I stopped in Malaysia for a quick little jaunt on the way back from Australia to get a bit of r&r on the beach and see my friend Sara in Kuala Lumpar. Here’s some things I loved: Dim Sum at the Mandarin Oriental in KL – surprisingly reasonable, amazing service as expected and of […]

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Travel : A quick break in Istanbul

Dec 14

After a couple of long haul trips this year I’d squirrelled enough air miles for a flight to Istanbul and luckily so had my pal Paola (if you’re into yummy Pugliese and Italian home cooking, fan girling Sophia Loren and ’90’s Versace you need to follow her instagram account) We stayed at Mama Shelter a […]

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Travel: 24 hours in Bordeaux

Jan 15

After a family ski holiday we had one night in Bordeuax before flying home to the UK. Here’s what we did with our 24 hours: 4pm after checking in to Hotel Notre Dame (a basic but clean and well located hotel) we poked around the shops of Chartrons. This is my favourite area of Bordeaux […]

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Travel: January Recharging on South Goa Beaches

Feb 15

  January is the UK’s worst month I reckon. On the slide out of Christmas and New Years partying, everyone’s broke and it’s freezing and quite possibly wet. Which pretty much makes it the best time to escape to India for some Winter sun. South Goa beaches were the chosen destination. We stayed on Palolem […]

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Travel: My 5 favourite makeup shops in NYC

Apr 15

During a very cold and snowy week in March I went to spend a couple of days with my ex-pat English friend Laura (and meet her new husband) deliver a couple of kgs of  Cadbury’s chocolate and splurge on a large amount of new makeup kit. I’m not sure I can call this post a […]

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Travel: 5 things to do in Palma, Mallorca

Jun 15

I’m having a bit of a love affair with Mallorca at the moment, here’s my 5 fave things to do. 1. Wandering the streets of Palma Great shopping, tapas and drinks plus stunning architecture. It’s like a mini Barcelona.   2. Roast Lamb at Es Verger According to Rick Stein ‘the best lamb he’s ever tasted’ […]

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Travel: 5 things to do in Naples and the Amalfi Coast

Sep 15

A had a very short but sweet visit to Naples and the Amalfi coast earlier this month. Here are my 5 essential things to do: 1. Food, food, food! A visit to this region wouldn’t be complete without a long tick list of food I HAD to eat whilst there, including Pizza, Pizette, Spaghetti Vongole, […]

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How to visit Stockholm like a local | 7 Travel Tips

Aug 16

I was so excited to finally visit, but I wanted to make sure I visited Stockholm like a local and not waste any time on boring tourist sites. As luck would have it I had the coolest Swedish clients just before visiting and they gave us the lowdown on what we should do for a short […]

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