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A Guide to the Heart of Hackney: London’s Chic, Hipster Hub

This post is part of my London Neighbourhood Guides series. Fancy visiting another area of London? Check out my other guides here, which all include information regarding the sights, history, charm, food and drinks of the area you’re curious about.  Ah, my beloved Hackney. It’s…

Itineraries

A Weekend in Corfu, Greece

CLICK THE PICTURE ABOVE OR HERE TO START PLANNING YOUR CORFU ADVENTURE TODAY WITH A TEMPLATE! Here’s a quick run-down of the itinerary in the link above.  Saturday Arriving the day before, you should be ready to go on your first full day of…

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Cuisine London

Scrumptious Sarnies: The Best Sandwiches in Hackney

When Covid-19 restrictions slowly starting lifting last summer, Victor and I made a habit of getting a sandwich every Friday during lunchtime. It became a lovely ritual, whereby we got to explore our neighbourhood and support local businesses. And I mean, who doesn’t love…

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Exploring the Wonders of Santiago de Compostela

Beyond the Rías Baixas, we explored other areas of Galicia on our wondrous 10-day trip. For example, we spent a day in the place (and perhaps the only place) that everyone probably knows in Galicia: Santiago de Compostela. If the city doesn’t ring a bell,…

Travel

A Summer Getaway to Catalunya

Writing this now in December, as my trip to Barcelona is cancelled for Christmas, it seems incredible that I was able to be in Barcelona back in July. And while Covid-19 was very much rampant in the summer, there was a small glimmer of…

Travel

A Day Out East in Walthamstow

This post is part of my London Neighbourhood Guides series. Fancy visiting another area of London? Check out my other guides here, which all include information regarding the sights, history, charm, food and drinks of the area you’re curious about.  Living in northeast London, I…

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Idyllic Islington: The Posh-Meets-Street Vibe

This post is part of my London Neighbourhood Guides series. Fancy visiting another area of London? Check out my other guides here, which all include information regarding the sights, history, charm, food and drinks of the area you’re curious about.  The district, and old village,…

Cuisine London

Homage to East & North London’s Bakeries

O bakery divine, how sweet thou art. Truly, the magical pastries that emerge from bakeries’ ovens are simply incredible and I am forever in awe of what we humans can indeed create! As a child, I dreamed of living in a cottage by the…