I Have This Thing with Wood-Panelled Walls

Right now, I have this thing for wood-panelled walls. I’m not even kidding. Put me in a room with wood-panelled walls, inside bars, restaurants, hotels, you name it, and I’ll have found my happy place.

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A Millennial Goes to the Opera

Opera houses are struggling to attract millennials through their doors. But why? Many millennials still believe three myths to be true about the opera: that it is boring, old-fashioned and expensive. While it’s true that some operas can be all of those things, it can also be thrilling, modern and cheap!

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Yashin Ocean House: Sushi Without Soy?

Yashin Ocean House – famous for their no soy concept – introduced a new menu at the start of 2018. Key changes include new meat dishes, the introduction of a California roll, and unusual flavour combinations, even by their standards. Despite the quirks and contradictions, combining traditional Japanese methods with more European ingredients, Yashin stand out as one of the best Japanese sushi restaurants in London.

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10 Beautiful Blogs to Discover

Blogs are like apps, there are millions of them, one for almost anything you can imagine. Nearly everyone knows someone who has one. The question is, are you even a millennial if you don’t? So, in a sea of millions of blogs, how do you find the cool ones?

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Pasta Evangelists: Fresh Pasta by Post

Pasta Evangelists are the new pasta craze delivering fresh artisanal pasta by post. Ready in under 5 minutes, simply heat and combine your pasta, sauce, and garnishes. Perfect for dinner dates or parties, or for enjoying restaurant-quality pasta at home.

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How Running Saved My Life

We don’t make it through this life without a few scratches, but learning how to cope with pain and problems is a vital part of a healthy and happy future.

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I Flew First Class! …But Was It Worth It?

An honest account of what it’s like to fly First Class with British Airways. From making the booking to the lounge to the flight, you’ll have to read on to find out whether it was worth it!

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Top 10 London Restaurants for Foodies

The pace of exciting new restaurant openings in London is faster than I can follow. Especially since I started blogging, it’s as if I’ve grown a finely-tuned radar that detects them. It’s basically my superpower. So it’s no surprise that my London Restaurant Top 10 is constantly changing. In this post, I share my top 10 of places I’ve been as well as those that are still on my wish list.

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Once in a Lifetime Travel Experiences

This post is part of a monthly travel linkup series where February’s topic is once in a lifetime travel experiences. Here’s a look back at some of my most memorable trips.

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30 Things To Do Before Turning 30

30 things before 30 is all about hitting those early adult life milestones and checking off those riskier bucket list items. This is my personal list of the 30 things I did before turning 30!

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Plastic: Out of Sight, Out of Mind?

For too long we’ve passed the buck back and forth between producer and consumer, each refusing to admit responsibility for our global waste problem. Finally, awareness campaigns are gaining critical momentum and spreading the message that not only do we have to clean up our mess, we have to change how we consume and package products. That change doesn’t have to be difficult, with many practical ways you can help start to make a difference.

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Ginza Onodera: The Best Dinner of My Life

Everyone has one. The best, most memorable dinner of your life. It might change over time. Sometimes the significance fades. Other times it’s simply outdone. Mine happened during my honeymoon in Hawaii at Ginza Onodera Honolulu.

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New Forest: British Country Escape

Londoners have a habit of getting away as often as possible, but sometimes the best type of breaks are actually right on your doorstep.

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UK Blog Awards: I’m a Finalist!

I am so excited to announce that I made it as a finalist in the UK Blog Awards 2018 for the Lifestyle category! A huge thank you to everyone who voted, what a way to start the year! Winners will be selected by a judging panel in February with the results announced in April.

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Travel Stories: It’s a Small World

Travel really does make the world seem smaller. When I signed up to attend my first travel bloggers networking event, the last thing I expected was to meet someone who already knew my name…

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Pizza Making Party at PizzaExpress!

A pizza making party not only sounds like fun but is also the perfect opportunity to work on your dough kneading skills. PizzaExpress specialise in handmade pizzas. Learn to knead and toss your dough with their experts over a glass of prosecco!

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Where to Eat Portuguese Food in London

Last week I was invited to the launch of a new Portuguese restaurant called Caco & Co. The invitation got me thinking about Portuguese restaurants in London, where are they and which is the best? To answer the question, I took my Portuguese bestie and my father with me to try out three of London’s most talked about Portuguese restaurants. Here’s what I found…

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UK Blog Awards 2018: Why you should vote for me!

Participating in the UK Blog Awards is like running a marathon. Nobody really expects to win on their first go. But who cares if you don’t win, you’re still going to run! After all, you’ve spent a year in training, pushing yourself to run faster, further, breathe deeper. You’ve raised money from your friends, family and colleagues in support of your favourite charity. You didn’t give up, and you can’t wait to finally do it, to say you did it. That’s plenty to be proud of.

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Experiences, Not Things: The Millennial Christmas Gift Guide

  What to get the people who have everything… It’s hard to believe it’s that time of year already, but here we are. Last year I wrote The Couples Christmas Gift Edit, a list of do’s and don’t for him and her that was surprisingly popular…

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One Year of Blogging

  My blog is one year old! One whole year, wow. I’m incredibly proud of this little blog of mine. If there’s one thing I’ve learned about blogging, is that it’s a lot of work! A one year anniversary is a real achievement, like learning…

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Four Days Stuck Inside the Shangri-La New Delhi

  Arriving in New Delhi We reach the hotel somewhere around two in the morning. The drive was eerily peaceful for India, barely any traffic at all. Even having the road all to ourselves as we drive past the row of embassies, the Presidential estate,…

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