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.

How to Spend A Relaxed Weekend in Amsterdam

Whether you’ve been a dozen times or never before, there is always something new to see and do in Amsterdam. But a city break doesn’t have to be exhausting. If you’re looking for a more relaxed weekend with a focus on food, this one’s for you.

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.

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!

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.

Why I’m Done With Valentine’s Day

After nearly two decades celebrating Valentine’s Day, I’m officially done with the day for good. Sorry Valentine’s, but you’ve been replaced.

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.