Back in January of this year, I wrote a blog post about a hike I did on the coastal path near to my home in Devon, UK, on New Year’s Day. That walk set my intentions for 2019 – that of hiking, exploring my local area and generally getting outdoors a whole lot more. In that same blog post, I wrote that I would do … Continue reading 10 Months Hiking on the South West Coast Path, UK
If you’ve ever doubted that whisky and Indian food are the perfect pairing, you’re not alone. When we were invited by The Mint Room Bristol to experience their 5-course Glenfiddich whisky tasting dinner, I was intrigued to see how it would go down. And I’m glad to say, it went down well! Arriving to a reception of whisky cocktails and canapes, we enjoyed Aubergine Toast, … Continue reading A Glenfiddich Tasting Dinner at The Mint Room, Bristol
Have you ever been to India? I haven’t (yet). But it’s right at the top of my agenda. Everything about India inspires and intrigues me, and the food is no exception. So, when we were invited to enjoy an evening at the new casual Indian dining concept, Sholay Indian Kitchen, I was beyond excited to get my mitts on some Indian street food with a … Continue reading Sholay Indian Kitchen: Street Food With a Twist
If you’re anything like me, you get a serious case of the winter blues. I spend six months of the year wishing summer would come and the other six months dreading winter. Yes, you’ve guessed it, I adore the sunshine! But while I struggle with the cold, dark months of December and January, the one thing I do love is the warming, delicious, comfort food that … Continue reading Experiencing a Mid-Winter Feast at River Cottage, Devon, England
As a lover of travel, I’m forever booking flights to far-flung places and researching the next incredible destinations to visit. But quite often, the remarkable places close to home fly completely under my radar. This was the case with Lundy Island. I’ve lived in the UK all my life, and in Devon for the last six years. But I only learned about Lundy Island four months … Continue reading Lundy Island: England’s Best Kept Secret?
Just a quick post today to share some shots from our day at Stourhead House & Gardens this weekend. Life can get pretty hectic sometimes and quite often we have to make the conscious decision to step off the hamster wheel and get out to see a nearby beauty spot. At this time of year, the trees at Stourhead burst with stunning colours making it … Continue reading Stourhead, England – the Place to Go for Stunning Autumn Colours
Don’t get me wrong, I LOVE living in Devon, on England’s beautiful Jurassic coast! I live 10 minutes from the beach, I enjoy stunning countryside views from my balcony and never have to sit in a traffic jam (unless you count having to wait for sheep to cross the road?!). However…sometimes I do crave a little bit of city life. Just once in awhile! Which … Continue reading A Quick Jaunt to London