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  • Cookbook Review: Lavender and Lovage by Karen Burns-Booth

    Cookbook Review: Lavender and Lovage by Karen Burns-Booth
  • Stayokay Amsterdam Vondelpark: My Swankiest Hostel Stay

    Stayokay Amsterdam Vondelpark: My Swankiest Hostel Stay
  • Masala Chai Tea Recipe| Eat Like A Local | India

    Masala Chai Tea Recipe| Eat Like A Local | India
  • The Exchange Hotel Cardiff’s New Restaurant, R.P. Culley & Co.

    The Exchange Hotel Cardiff’s New Restaurant, R.P. Culley & Co.
  • Nutella and Baileys Brownies Recipe

    Nutella and Baileys Brownies Recipe

Cookbook Review: Lavender and Lovage by Karen Burns-Booth

I have a confession. I’m not the biggest fan of cookbooks anymore. I have around 20 sitting on my bookshelf, but I can’t tell you the last time I flicked through either of them (the…

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Stayokay Amsterdam Vondelpark: My Swankiest Hostel Stay

Perched in the middle of Amsterdam’s popular Vondelpark in the cosmopolitan Oud-West district just outside Amsterdam-Centrum, Stayokay Amsterdam Vondelpark is one of Europe’s biggest and most modern hostels. Every year, over 75,000 guests from all over the…

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Masala Chai Tea Recipe| Eat Like A Local | India

One of my fondest memories of the time I spent in India in 2016 is of drinking masala chai tea from a small clay cup while sitting in a tuk tuk pulled up at the…

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The Exchange Hotel Cardiff’s New Restaurant, R.P. Culley & Co.

Standing in the aptly named Grand Hall of The Exchange Hotel in Cardiff Bay – once the trading floor of the Coal Exchange – it’s easy to feel overwhelmed with awe to imagine all the…

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Nutella and Baileys Brownies Recipe

What will your family be eating for dessert after your Christmas dinner? Forget traditional Christmas pudding, fruit cake, sherry trifle or even chocolate yule log, the only dessert you need on your Christmas dinner menu…

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Bidfood UK’s Top 10 Food Trends for 2019

Earlier this week, I was invited to Bidfood UK’s 2019 UK food trends event at the Bidfood Business Support Centre in Slough to discover the foodie trends set to take the UK by storm in 2019. Who…

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7 Tips for an Unforgettable Food Travel Experience

Would you travel for food? When I’m choosing my next holiday destination, the local cuisine is one of the first things that springs to mind. According to recent research published in WTM Insights magazine, I’m…

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Group Getaways: 5 Steps to Guarantee a Good Time

Planning a group getaway with some of your friends or family? Group travel can be a fantastic way to explore and see the world, but it’s also the kind trip that might require you to…

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Xmas Markets in Europe: Travel Blogger’s Top Picks

From drinking mulled wine and munching on German sausages, to splashing out on tacky Christmas decorations and skating across the ice, Xmas markets can be a great way to get the whole family into the…

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Carbonnade à la Flamande/Stoofvlees| Eat Like a Local | Belgium

I always get extremely excited whenever I get to know a blogger who’s been blogging for as long as I have (since 2010), so when Alison from CheeseWeb.eu asked if I’d like to feature one…

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