Monthly Archives for September 2015

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September Scenes: Monthly Round up

Life Lately: After mooning over pictures of Machu Picchu, llamas and ceviche and feeling thoroughly egged on by Kelly’s and my shared Pinterest board, I booked flights to Brazil and Peru for next year. Kelly and I are clearly bad influences on each other as she also went and booked flights! Our trip isn’t until next… Read more »

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Mozaic: Bali’s Best Restaurant

While we were staying in Ubud I was keen to visit all the sites of cultural significance and the beautiful natural wonders, but I had one other place on my mind too: Mozaic Restaurant Gastronomique. Mozaic is the one of Bali’s most famous and best restaurants, the first of its kind on the island and… Read more »

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A Few of Our Favourite Things at Fischer’s

Fischers-Strudel

Though my family aren’t religious my dad has long claimed to be gastronomically Jewish. Just like everyone he craves the comforting food of childhood that he ate growing up in the East End of London. Living in Stamford Hill, my dad could easily grab a salt beef bagel (or two!), pick up some gefilte fish… Read more »

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Romance at The Viceroy Bali: CasCades and Lembah Spa

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The Viceroy Bali was my favourite hotel out of the six that we stayed in on our mini tour of Singapore and Bali. For me it epitomised what a hotel should be with perfect service, food and accommodation. Coupled with the gorgeous tropical location I think The Viceroy Bali made the absolute perfect romantic retreat… Read more »

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The Viceroy Bali: A Little Piece of Heaven

After four gorgeous days staying at The Four Seasons in Jimbaran Bay it was time to head north to the countryside to stay in Ubud, Bali’s capital of culture. I’m not exaggerating but when we entered grounds of The Viceroy Bali, our home for the next couple of nights, our jaws just dropped. Stepping down… Read more »

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Saturday Night at Sarong and Potato Head, Seminyak, Bali

Potato-Head

Seminyak is one of the central tourist hubs in Bali, more high end than the nearby Kuta, it’s packed with lively restaurants, bars, cool hotels and shops. At the beginning of the holiday we ventured down to town from Jimbaran but the two hour taxi journey deterred us from heading there again until right at… Read more »

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Murakami: A Cute Sushi Restaurant in London

Sushi at Murakami

When I first started blogging I had no idea that there was such a fantastic and tight-knit community of bloggers. I now communicate with my blogging buddies on a daily basis via Twitter and Instagram…sometimes I think I talk more to people on Twitter than I do in real-life… One of my favourite bloggers is… Read more »

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Gastronomic Delights at Cuca Flavor in Jimbaran Bay, Bali

How times have changed in the last few years; I used to scour Lonely Plant and other guide books to find ideas for restaurants and places to go while on holiday. Now my methods are completely different – I check out my favourite blogs first and follow their tips for what to do and where… Read more »

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Top Ten Secret Stories about London Learnt on the Piccadilly and Petit Fours Tour

Laduree-Cake

Around a year ago I met a wonderful tour guide called Yannick Pucci, a linguist and a historian, Yannick maybe from Luxembourg but he knows far more about my home city than I do. Back in May, I went on Yannick’s Macarons and Mews Tour in Belgravia where I was guided around the pretty back… Read more »

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Balinese Bliss at The Four Seasons Jimbaran

Four-Seasons-Jimbaran

One of my travel mottos is ‘you can’t go wrong with the Four Seasons;’ for me it’s a hotel franchise that owns some of the best hotels that I’ve ever stayed in. Since starting this blog I’ve written about The Four Seasons Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Bora Bora and The Biltmore in Santa Barbara all… Read more »