• Hypnos the Greek God of Sleep

      My husband, his father and I sit outside on the veranda of their Mykonos summer home, sipping ice-cold frappes and debating which beach to go to, when our rather jet-lagged family friend emerges. He has just woken up and takes up his seat at…

    My Guide to Your First Time in Lisbon

      Let me introduce you to Lisbon, the city of light, the new capital of cool, and also my second home. I get asked about Portugal often since I’m half Portuguese and that’s where my family lives. But this is the first time I’ve translated…

    My Love-Hate Relationship with Instagram

      I’m definitely not the only one with a love-hate relationship with Instagram. In so many ways, the platform is amazing, providing inspiration and opportunity to anybody with a smartphone. However, it’s also become a source of great frustration! Especially for micro-influencers. The constantly changing…

    Where to Stay in Mykonos

      Open for Summer! Most shops, hotels and restaurants on the beautiful Cycladic island of Mykonos open from May and close at the end of October. July and August is peak season, when hotel rates may double. While the season’s bookend months of May and October are the…

    The Real Story of My Wedding Day

    Every wedding day has a story, here’s mine… A year ago I married the love of my life. It was a beautiful, picture-perfect wedding on the island of Mykonos. What could go wrong?

    A Not So Solo Trip to Big Buddha, Hong Kong

    A visit to see the Big Buddha on Lantau Island is an absolute must on every Hong Kong itinerary. Although I set off on a solo journey, I met a fellow a traveler along the way, who joined me on an excursion that involved three pints and three lanterns at the picturesque Tai O Fishing Village.

    The Best Bars in Hong Kong

    Like the Victoria Harbour light show, Hong Kong is happening every night. Here are my picks for the very best bars in Hong Kong!

    Top Five Places to Eat in Hong Kong Island

    Hong Kong is one of the top foodie capitals in the world, but the abundance of incredible food makes it hard for visitors to choose where to eat! Here are the top 5 places you need to know.

    My Top Ten Luxury Travel Experiences 

    Some people buy cars, I buy plane tickets and hotel rooms. This post is part of a monthly Travel Link Up where the topic is travel luxuries. From visiting “the beach” to staying in a $4 billion hotel, here are 10 of my best luxury travel moments. 

    Future Foods: Lean Greens and Huel Review

      As a food blogger, it’s no secret that I love food. I often get asked whether I really eat all the food I post about and the answer is yes, yes I do. However, as we all know, too much food has its consequences.…

    Travel Guide to Malta, Gozo and Comino

    Malta is a place I knew almost nothing about before going. I had no idea about the big connection between Malta and Hollywood, or that the waters are among the bluest I’ll ever see. I visited for 3 perfect nights at the end of April but left wishing I had stayed for more!

    Shop my Summer Essentials

    As it’s nearly summer (finally!) I wanted to share some of the key pieces I’ve bought for the season. I’ve limited my summer haul to just a few essentials, in an effort to be a more conscious consumer, following the slow fashion and slow lifestyle ethos. Check it out!

    Let’s Talk About Travel Fears

    This post is part of a monthly travel link-up by Adventures of a London Kiwi, SilverSpoon London, Follow Your Sunshine and guest host Binny’s Food and Travel Diaries. The topic is travel challenges. What challenges you may have foreseen, faced or overcome. The Travel Link Up is open to all bloggers. Why not join us next month? 

    An Introduction to Sake at Yashin Brewer’s Club

    For the average non-Japanese, ordering sake involves just one simple question: hot or cold? Sake is one of my favourite alcoholic drinks, and has been for several years now, so why do I know so little about it? After my recent visit to Yashin Ocean House to review their incredible new menu, I was invited to come and join their Sake Brewer’s Club to see if I could find some answers to my question. 

    40 Bucket List Things Before I’m 40

    This post is a follow-up to 30 Things to Do Before Turning 30, which looked back at the life goals and things I achieved before hitting the big 3-0. Now it’s time to look forward and consider the things I still haven’t done… While I ticked off a lot of things in my 20s, there is still so much I want to do. And that’s fantastic! How boring would it be to have done and seen it all before my first grey hair?

    The Scoop on the UK Blog Awards 2018

    Last Friday I attended the UK Blog Awards 2018 at the Marriott Grosvenor Square as a Lifestyle Finalist. The event was an incredible opportunity to meet like-minded bloggers and industry peers, and celebrate our achievements with lots of prosecco! Wearing a stunning maxi dress by Forever New and hair by Blow Ltd, here are some photos of my red carpet look and thoughts on the event.

    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.

    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!

    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.

    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?

    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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