Travel

My travel stories

Dinner with James Martin on board Britannia, while sailing in the Mediterranean

You know when you have one of those ‘pinch me, is this a dream?’ moments? This was one of them. We were stood in the Cookery Club, on board Britannia, a beautiful cruise ship, with…

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An Afternoon Tea out at Sea

Imagine a sophisticated grand room, with a gold and white interior decor scheme – a perfect venue for the quintessential British tradition of Afternoon Tea. The tables are lined with gleaming  white tablecloths and topped with…

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My 5 favourite bars in London for a classic Cuban Mojito

The Mojito is one of the world’s most popular classic cocktail, and a favourite of both Ernest Hemingway, who spent many days in La Bodeguita del Medio sipping mojitos during his time in Cuba, and mine,…

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Packing more efficiently for a weekend away or a short break

Packing for a weekend away or mini short break can be harder (well at least I find it harder), than packing for a long haul trip. Here are some ideas on how to pack more…

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Conquering my fear of heights at the ArcelorMittal Orbit Slide #RideTheSlide

For someone with a phobia of heights and not a daredevil by any means, going on the ArcelorMittal Orbit slide, designed by Belgian artist Carsten Höller, as part of a team afternoon, with R, M and P,…

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