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Europe Travel

Travel || 10 Things to Do in Bratislava

Bratislava is steeped in history and there’s so much to see and do. This list barely skims the surface!  And in fact, it was quite difficult to narrow the list down to only 10! As I wrote in my…

Hamilton programme

London || Review of ‘Hamilton’

Late January 2017, we touched down in a very, very cold London after an amazing two weeks on honeymoon in Thailand. And I was suffering both jet-lag and the post-vacation blues, badly. But I knew that I also had…


Interiors || A Peek into my Living Room

In our current (rented) house in York, our living room / dining room is open plan with a door leading on to the narrowest galley kitchen in all of England. There are many, many things that I love about…

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Bread Recipes Vegan

Recipes || Vegan Braided Basil Pesto Bread

Ever since I started buying plant-based products for the kitchen and our cupboards, the thing that Sam has missed the most is pesto. He was also an “oh, you need an afternoon pick-me-up? Have a cheeky bowl of pesto…

old town square
Europe Travel

Travel || A 48 Hour Bratislava City Break

I had no notions of what to expect when I visited Bratislava for the first time. In fact, I hadn’t really known anything about Slovakia in general. And here’s my biggest ignorant American confession: I only could have vaguely…

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Restaurants Travel York

Travel || Ultimate York Restaurant Guide

York is home to some amazing restaurants (especially cute little cafes and tea places). However, it’s especially easy to fall victim to some of the tourist traps in the city. That’s not to say that they aren’t good…. but…