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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An Open Letter to New Delhi, the Most Polluted Place on the …

New Delhi, India 09/11/17 To whom it may concern, As a world traveler and blogger, I feel I should say something about this recent trip I’m on. I’m in New Delhi right now, where the air pollution levels are off the charts. My husband is…

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Halloween Like Hollywood: Couples Costumes

  Adult Halloween These days a lot of adult Halloween couples costumes are based on Hollywood movie characters. And not just from horror films, although I expect to see a lot of Pennywise clowns from IT walking about this year! Suck it, coulrophrobes. Superheroes and…

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Don’t Miss Out on Europe’s Truffle Season

  Europe’s most prized truffle season takes place in two acts. First, Italy’s white diamond comes to market from September to December, with Alba’s Annual Truffle Fair kicking off in October. Bringing in the New Year, both Italy and France harvest the black winter truffle…

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Sleep Like a King in a Portuguese Pousada

  What is a Pousada? Pousadas of Portugal, Paradores of Spain, and French Chateaux are all essentially the same thing: palaces, castles, convents and other historic buildings converted into luxury hotels. You can literally sleep like a king in one of the palaces or castles…

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Why Lisbon Has The Best Nightlife in Europe

  Lisbon Nightlife = Awesome In this post, I hope to convince you that Lisbon has the best nightlife in all of Europe! Forget Berlin, too druggy, London, too expensive, Paris, too dangerous, Oslo, too cold, or Rome, too many dudes… Only Lisbon offers the…

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The 80s was the Best Decade Ever, Fact

  I don’t want to argue with you. The 80s were and always will be the best decade ever, fact. It was a magic combination of economic success, laid-back tunes, perms, mullets and shoulder pads. If you could graph modern progress with the psychological impact…

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What I Wore in Mykonos

  Mykonos is definitely the most fashionable Greek island I once bumped into Olivier Rousteing as we squeezed our way through the town centre’s crowded streets somewhere between 1 and 2 am. It’s one of the first things people notice on their first time to…

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MOO vs Moleskine Notebook Review

MOO have launched their first-ever notebook, seeking to compete with market-leader Moleskin. But is the competition with each other, or technology?

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How I Became a Barry’s Bootcamp Hell Week Survivor

  This blog post is for anyone thinking about joining Barry’s Bootcamp classes, Hell Week, or simply interested in how I got on! If you already know what it is, feel free to skip through the beginning part straight to why I signed up and…

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What to Pack for Mykonos

  Mykonos is a place of extremes. The sun is hot, the wind and nights are cool. Local boutiques and souvenir stores sit alongside Louis Vuitton and Chanel shops. Some beaches are empty and quiet while others are throwing the party of your life. If…

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Awesome Ideas for Friday Nights in London

  It’s Friday! And if you’re a Londoner, chances are… you already have plans! Also likely, is that you made them over a week ago, whereas another percentage of you locked that baby in a month ago. What’s going on? I don’t need to tell…

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How to Choose Wine

  What I look for when choosing wine Gone are the days of “second up from the top” or bottom of the menu, depending on your budget. While there remains a lot of mysticism about wine – and rightfully so, it takes opening one to…

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Things I Learned on My Barcelona Hen Do

  I recently returned from my hen do in Barcelona. Despite having five of the coolest bridesmaids that ever lived, we caused more mayhem than the guys from The Hangover, minus the drugs and tiger. Forget Bridezilla, I was Bridam Neeson. But what happens in…

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INTERVIEW: Anastasia | Love From Cyprus

  Introducing Anastasia, the third #girlboss in my interview series into the lives and drives of up and coming entrepreneurs. Each month I talk to people who are carving out their own paths in life, boss of their own business or creative venture.    …

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INTERVIEW: Erika Alvarez of Koua | Mexzik

  Bringing Mexico to the World Each month I’m interviewing rising stars, entrepreneurs in different industries and sectors to share their inspiring stories as well as help us understand what it takes to carve your own path in life. Last month we heard from the Collyer…

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Top 20 Amazing Asian Movies to Watch

  Asia has one of the most exciting film industries in the world. However, as an English speaker, we’re much more exposed to movies coming out of Hollywood than we are Bollywood. Really good foreign films are also harder to find because we’re less familiar…

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So what does Banksy’s Girl with a Balloon taste like?

While looking at Banksy’s latest artwork or a Rothko painting, did you ever think to yourself and wonder what it must taste like? The Rosewood’s Executive Pastry Chef Mark Perkins had just this thought, as he carefully selected five modern artists and their works to represent his afternoon tea desserts.

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INTERVIEW: The Collyer Twins

  A look inside: Social Influencers Miss Portmanteau teamed up with the beautiful Collyer Twins to talk blogging and social media success. They explain what it’s like breaking into the social media world, taking us through some key challenges, career highlights and what’s next in store. The…

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