Inkaterra Hacienda Urubamba – Peru’s best hotel

Some hotels are simply a place to rest your head after a long day, a place to stop on transit to your final destination or an unremarkable sleeping spot which will be forgotten in months to come, amalgamating with all the others. Inkaterra Hacienda Urubamba is definitely a spot for resting but truly, that’s where the similarities end. It’s just so much more than that. A…

The 20 dishes you can’t leave Colombia without trying

Colombian food doesn’t have the same reputation as some of the other Latin American countries – Peru for its ceviche, Argentina for its steak etc. There are, however, some pockets of really wonderful food which I believe are absolutely underrated. From the seafood of the Colombian Caribbean coast to unique dishes with indigenous origins, there are gems to be tried all over this beautiful country.…

The five best dishes to try at Roka, Aldwych

The weather isn’t following the rules at all – it’s June and in my eyes, that means it should be two things – warm and sunny. We should we walking around in summer dresses, with huge sunglasses and sandals. We should be drinking Pimms in our gardens, hosting barbeques with our families and looking for the best spots for al fresco lunch – those are…

Petersham Nurseries Teahouse, Richmond

Last weekend I visited Petersham Nurseries in Richmond for the first time. We had arranged a belated lunch with our mums for a belated Mother’s day. The criteria was somewhere relaxing, pretty, with vegetarian and healthy options and ideally, somewhere not too far from the family homes. We decided to tick one off the bucket list and visit Petersham Nurseries in Richmond. Petersham Nurseries is…

Springing into Spring at Somerset House

This weekend seriously felt like Spring. Not only because the clocks change, but mainly because the sun finally peeked out to say hello. There was no more need for a coat, definitely not tights and my gloves were taken out of my handbag (finally!) London is so beautiful in the sun; the blossom seems to be just that little bit brighter, the sun rays warmer and life’s…