Recipe: Gran’s Christmas Mince Pies De Luxe

For my family, my Gran's Christmas Mince Pies have marked the festive season for as long as we can remember. Unlike any of the less-than-average store-bought variety, her homemade pies are always in hot demand. Many a lazy Christmas afternoon has been spent lounging in Gran and Gramps' living room, a tea in one hand … Continue reading Recipe: Gran’s Christmas Mince Pies De Luxe

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What to Pack for a Summer in Europe: A Lady’s Guide

Hi guys! It's your girl Jessy here, summer-lover and bag-packing guru! Um, okay, scratch that second claim; I thought I was a pro-packer until I travelled to Europe with a bag full of...er, the wrong items! Anyway, through my packing mishaps, I have learned a fair bit about the art of 'packing proper' and, now, I want … Continue reading What to Pack for a Summer in Europe: A Lady’s Guide

The Final Chapter: From Oxfordshire to Home

The final chapter of our Big European Adventure was comprised of a house sit in the English countryside, looking after a ten-year-old whippet, Alfred, and his two cat siblings, Purdie and Coco. For those two weeks, we enjoyed plenty of walking, visited a number of relatives and just generally took it slow. You could say … Continue reading The Final Chapter: From Oxfordshire to Home

Seven Sights To Czech Out in Prague

The Czech Republic's capital city, Prague, is a colourful place bursting with historic architecture, charm and an abundance of food to die for. The city is considered one of the best preserved medieval cities in Europe with many of its cultural attractions surviving the chaos and viciousness of the 20th century. It's a place where … Continue reading Seven Sights To Czech Out in Prague

Taking on the Cinque Terre (Five Lands)

Over the course of a decade, the Cinque Terre has certainly become a trendy Italian hotspot and major tourist destination. Lying on the coastal outskirts of La Spezia, in Northern Italy, it's a place where aqua waters and rainbow-coloured fishing villages come together to create a dreamy display of Italian finesse. The Five Lands is comprised of … Continue reading Taking on the Cinque Terre (Five Lands)

What to See in Central Italy: Rome, Florence and Lucca

Many of you are probably wondering how on Earth I have written a blog post about Rome and Florence - let alone any other Italian city - without writing an excessively lengthy blog-thesis. After all, there is so much to see in each beloved city. Well, I can assure you, writing this post, I did … Continue reading What to See in Central Italy: Rome, Florence and Lucca