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Zuaya: Latin American Flavour in Kensington

Promising a fusion of Peruvian, Argentinian, Mexican and Brazilian flavours, I was both intrigued and excited to try Zuaya, a new restaurant in the centre of High Street Kensington.  The restaurant, though relatively large has a feeling of intimacy as it’s been divided into several spaces. Have a seat downstairs in the stylish dining room… Read more »

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Why I Don’t Care that I’m Doing it For the ‘Gram: How Instagram Changed the Way I Travel For The Better

There’s no denying that Instagram has taken over the world and perhaps more than anything changed the way people travel. Personally Instagram and I have a love / hate relationship (I love it and it hates me lol) but overall a lot of criticism is levied at bloggers for creating a trend of ‘fast travel’…. Read more »

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A Beautiful Boat Trip: Island Hopping on Aquazoe

Two of Mr S’s greatest loves in life are boats and skiing (I fall somewhere around 4th or 5th after Tottenham Hotspur and the family dog) so I decided to book a boat day as part of his birthday trip. I’d been in regular contact with the concierge at Amanzoe to make sure everything was… Read more »

| Everyday London Life

Three London Hotel Happenings This Autumn

As the weather get chillier, there’s nothing better to do in London than head to one of the hotels and check out a unique experience – here’s three that I tried recently! 1.The new spa menu at St Pancras Renaissance Hotel  I’ve been a fan of the St Pancras Renaissance Hotel for a long time… Read more »

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West End Dining at Cafe Monico, Shaftesbury Avenue

While Shaftesbury Avenue is known for being at the heart of London’s theatre land, it’s also known for rather lacking in great restaurants. Café Monico, owned by Soho House and opened in collaboration with veteran chef Rowley Leigh, has changed all that bringing a stylish space and tasty reasonably priced menu to the area. Inspired… Read more »

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A Day in Paris

When the opportunity arose to visit Paris for three hours, I couldn’t help but be excited. It may only be three hours in Paris but isn’t that better than three hours not in Paris? And the reason for this short but sweet trip? The launch of In Paris, a stylish guide to the City of Light as… Read more »

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Mr S’s 40th Birthday Photo Shoot At Amanzoe

I knew Mr S would love Amanzoe. I knew he’d love the private barbecue, the boat trip and ampitheatre. But there was one thing that I booked that was rather rogue… I asked our hotel to arrange a photographer so that we could have a memorable photoshoot. As everything that I’d organised for this trip… Read more »

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A Greek Odyssey to Amanzoe, The Most Luxurious Hotel in Greece

I look over at Mr S on his sun lounger by the pool, a beer in one hand and his kindle in the other – and a huge smile on his face as the sun beats down on him. I’ve won serious wife points for choosing the exact right resort for Mr S to spend… Read more »

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What I Got Up to in September

September has been my favourite month of 2018, of course with the biggest news being, Mr S turned 40! I can hardly believe it finally happened! We first met when he was 32 and honestly he doesn’t look that much different apart from a few grey hairs here and there! His actual birthday was the… Read more »

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Three Places to Eat in Athens, Greece

One of the reasons that I chose Greece for the destination for Mr S’s birthday surprise was our mutual love of Greek food. My research led me to so many wonderful restaurants in Athens that it was hard to narrow down but of course, I did and I thought I’d share with you the places… Read more »