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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…

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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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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…

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Cuisine London

KILN: A Tiny Thai Grill with Big Flavour

Location: London, England Cuisine: Thai   It’s about time I wrote about a Thai restaurant in London! I adore Thai cuisine — in fact, I have since I was a 12 year old middle schooler living in Bangkok. For me, Thai food will always…

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Cuisine London

Esters: London’s Experimental and Modern Brunch Spot

Location: Stoke Newington, Hackney, London, England Cuisine: Modern British   I’ve spoken before how I’m not a big fan of Italian food, but then discovered some amazing restaurants in Italy and London that changed my mind. I’m now a big fan, I promise! I…

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How to Spend a Weekend in Liverpool

Victor and I embarked on our annual tradition of spending a weekend away somewhere in England on our anniversary (being 27 July).  In 2018 we visited Bristol, and in 2017 we visited Eastbourne and Brighton. England has a lot to offer, so it is…

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Trying out Indian Street Food at Mowgli

Location: England, United Kingdom (9 locations) Cuisine: Indian   The first thing I do when planning a trip is ask myself this question: what am I going to eat?! The restaurants and dishes I try tend to be at the very heart of my…

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Birthday Getaway to Royal Tunbridge Wells

If you find yourself reading this particular blog post, then you might also be wondering where and what is Royal Tunbridge Wells? This small town in Western Kent (south east of London) has attracted visitors since 1606 when a traveler passing through discovered the…