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Join me for #PREFERREDCHAT on the 27th of October


Do you love foodie travel? Are you always looking to try new things, exciting cuisines and amazing restaurants? This month I’ve partnered with Preferred Hotels & Resorts to co-host their bimonthly Twitter chat and the theme is ‘Taste of Travel.’ Join the chat to get inspiration for your next foodie adventure and perhaps inspire others with your… Read more »

| Africa Everyday Kenya Luxury Travel

Safari-Chic at Hemingways Nairobi, Kenya


I left a piece of my heart in Africa after our trip to South Africa last year…and visiting Kenya meant I left even more of it behind. You can’t help but feel an emotional connection with this place…a place so beautiful, where dreams come true and every expectation is met.The novel ‘Out of Africa’ is… Read more »

| Everyday Restaurants

Going Gluten-Free at M RAW


I’ve lived in Victoria for around ten years and for much of that time the area was a wasteland of chain restaurants and generic coffee shops, crying out for a cool bar, great steak place or edgy eatery. And then came M Victoria and with one swoop all my problems were solved. M Restaurant is… Read more »

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Memories of Kyoto at UMU Restaurant for Mr Silver’s Birthday


For me travel is all about creating memories and then subsequently evoking those memories in any way big or small. Whether that’s looking at photos and videos again, admiring souvenirs or remembering a special meal. For Mr S’s birthday I decided to bring our trip to Japan back to life with a special Kyoto-style dinner… Read more »

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Turkish Delights at Kazan


You know that moment when new friends start to feel like old friends? The people who you meet at a new job or something? At first it’s all super politeness and trying to make a good impression…but a few proseccos down the line you start to feel really relaxed in their company and everything feels… Read more »

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Discovering a local: Caxton Grill


Caxton Grill at The St Ermin’s Hotel has been open for a while now but last weekend was the first time Mr S and I made it there, despite the restaurant being only five minutes walk from our flat! I love exploring all the great restaurants in my local area of Victoria, and now I’m happy… Read more »

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A Day at The Ritz with Champagne Laurent-Perrier


There’s something about the very name of The Ritz that conjures up a feeling of excitement within me and stepping through the doors of one of London’s most luxurious hotels is utterly thrilling. My eyes feasted on the grandest of staircases and the foyer with its beautiful Louis XVI-style design, soft shades of pink, glittering chandeliers… Read more »

| Europe Everyday Jersey Luxury Travel UK

Top Ten Luxurious Things to Do in Jersey


If you live in the UK and you’re looking for an island break with minimal hassle I couldn’t recommend a trip to Jersey more. The flight time is around 30 minutes, there’s no need to change your currency and the island is so easy to get around once you are there! It’s the largest of… Read more »

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Celebrating London Cocktail Week with Drambuie


The London cocktail scene is absolutely booming at the moment and what better way to celebrate than a week dedicated to the innovative creations of the capital’s best mixologists? London Cocktail Week returned for the seventh year, with an incredible line up of events, tastings and masterclasses for all lovers of mixed drinks. As part… Read more »

| Everyday Restaurants

A Seafood Sunday Lunch at Town House at The Kensington


I’ve become a big fan of The Kensington hotel, part of the Doyle Collection, always welcoming, friendly and intimate with great service. Its stylish and glamorous but without the intimidation factor of some of London’s grand dames. Each of the hotels in the Doyle Collection has its own identity and an intrinsic link to the carefully chosen… Read more »