Afternoon tea at St Martins Lane Hotel

Last week was National Afternoon tea week. Well, whilst I’ve no idea about the origins of this week, I do know that it provides the excuse we’re all looking for to indulge. Specifically, in the exuberant British tradition of sandwiches, scones and all things sweet, helped along nicely by a pot or two of tea! I also know that this last week has felt absolutely exhausting. Painful.…

Nobu Dubai at the Atlantis Hotel

The Atlantis hotel is pretty famous. You may recall it from every Visit Dubai advert; you would have seen it on every Dubai postcard; you would have heard about it from every family visiting Dubai over the past 10 years. It’s enormous and ostentatious and popular, and I think that a lot of people like it for this reason alone! Personally, I tend to prefer…

How to deal with the Fear-Of-Missing-Out

Millennials. We are described as entitled and lazy. We want things instantly and we want them perfect. We are agile and adaptable. We are impatient and picky. One thing that we aren’t, though, is afraid of adventure. We’re the “Gen Y” who want to work from home, from a home-from-home, from a golden sandy beach in Indonesia, or from a quirky hotel bar in New…

Brunch at Mill Kitchen – the best café in Yorkshire

Tea. When I think of Yorkshire I think of tea. I think of visiting my friend Holly and it’s like an automatic reaction I feel like an English Breakfast tea and a catch-up. Remember Holly? Long time readers will remember she’s one of my university friends and one who I went to Duck and Waffle the first time I ever visited, with all those years…

How I got addicted to travel: My travel story

This time, seven years ago, I put on a brave face as I hugged my Mum and Dad goodbye at Heathrow Airport. “I’m sure it’ll go fast… Don’t worry I’ll be fine.” I was petrified but didn’t want to show it. I hadn’t really planned for this. By a few twists of fate, I was 19 years old and on a gap year. I’d been on a…