Where to stay before an early flight – Travelodge Gatwick Airport graphic

Where to stay before an early flight – Travelodge Gatwick Airport

  When you think about a Travelodge hotel you don’t tend to associate them with words like glamour or luxury, but they are convenient and not too expensive. Exactly what you’re looking for when you have an early morning flight! My recent flight to Norway was one of the first to leave Gatwick and the cost […]

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Touchdown in Tromso – Part 3

Aside from the hastily made sandwiches that we smuggled out every breakfast we did treat ourselves to a couple of meals out… Lunch: We decided to go to the Hildr Gastro Bar on a very cold afternoon when we just needed to get warm! From the outside it looked like a house but the inside was  a great […]

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Being Young & Twenty

  I wrote a little piece for BEING Young & Twenty – a blog about what it means to be in your twenties from the perspective of different people around the world.. Here’s what I wrote – excuse the clichés … To me, BEING Young & Twenty means change. After graduating from university I remember […]

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Touchdown in Tromso – Part 2

  We managed to pack quite a lot into our little holiday. Here are some of the highlights… Dog Sledding This was by far the most fun activity we did in Norway! It was organised by Arctic Adventure Tours and we were driven out into the countryside in a group of about ten people to […]

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Janet’s Bar South Kensington Review

I was meeting some friends for dinner in central London and two of us had some time before our reservation so decided to head to a bar. Nothing better than a glass of wine and a catch up with one of your oldest friends. I had a quick look on Google maps to find one […]

Touchdown in Tromso – Part 1 graphic

Touchdown in Tromso – Part 1

I’ve just got back from what I can only describe as the best holiday of my life so far. My boyfriend and I decided to embrace the elements and headed to Tromso in Norway at the start of February for 6 days. Now, I’m not good with the cold so choosing to go to one […]

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Joe’s Southern Table & Bar Review

Joe’s Southern Table & Bar has become my go to bar in Covent Garden for cocktails – it’s a good place to meet friends for drinks and nibbles after work and I’ve also visited with my parents. They have happy hour 4pm- 6pm Sunday to Friday and their cocktail choice is good with all the usual […]

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Flat Iron Covent Garden Review

I’d heard lots of good things about Flat Iron and was recommended to go by a work friend, so I suggested it as a place to meet some friends for dinner. They (annoyingly) don’t take bookings – although perhaps this is a sign of their popularity- so you have to go to the door to […]

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Muriel’s Kitchen Review

Since starting work I’ve realised how important it is to be friends with the people you work with and not just be colleagues. I’m really lucky that I’ve got a great group at work and am meeting new people all the time. Although you spend every day together it’s important to spend some time together […]

Milan, Padua & Lake Como trip – part 3 graphic

Milan, Padua & Lake Como trip – part 3

Lake Como… When you wake up to a view like this from your bedroom you know you are going to have a good day, and Annie gets to wake up to this every morning – it sure beats the rooftops of London.   We walked along the front of the lake to get the ferry […]