Gin Tucked up above Mr Fogg’s Tavern in central London, and hidden behind a secret door, sits Mr Fogg’s Gin Parlour. Ben and I headed there on a warm Friday evening prepared to sample as much gin as we could muster. We found ourselves in the right place, as Mr Fogg’s is home to 300 varieties … More Gin time at Mr Fogg’s!
They don’t call Budapest a ‘late-night’ city for nothing, and Ruin Bars and Ruin Pubs are the main culprits for keeping people out late. A firm favourite of both locals and visitors, Ruin Bars are set up in the ruins of abandoned buildings, stores or lots, and many of them are open air. These quirky bars are … More Getting Ruined in Budapest
Szia = Hungarian for hello and goodbye Ben and I had a wonderful time in Budapest. It’s a brilliant place to visit for a long weekend, to take advantage of the cheap wine and beer, and for relaxing and taking in the sights. Saturday We rented an apartment in the Jewish Quarter in Pest. Pest … More Szia Budapest!
There are plenty of options for places to go for afternoon tea in London, but for my birthday in January, I chose to go to Sketch. Having heard of its quirky and artistic interior and elaborate food, it seemed like a great place to celebrate my 25th year milestone with my family. Sketch looks like … More Sketch: Afternoon Tea of Dreams
Copenhagen seems to be a popular choice of city break for my friends recently, and I’ve had two close friends who have gone there in the last month. Luckily, Ben and I had also booked a weekend away there – which happened to coincide with our anniversary! (N’awwww) FRIDAY The flight to Copenhagen takes less … More Copenhagen city-breaking
F.R.I.D.A.Y 12:00 Becka, Vicky, Gemma, Ceri and I arrive at Heathrow Terminal 2, all set for our flight to Munich. 17:00 Touch down in Munich, and head to our hostel. There are people dressed in lederhosen and dirndls everywhere! 19:00 After a quick pit stop in the hostel, we head straight out to find somewhere … More Oktoberfest 2016
Cahoots (noun): acting together with others for an illegal or dishonest purpose. Synonyms: conspire, collaborating, conniving. ‘Secrecy’ seems to be the name of the game with Cahoots, the vintage-themed underground bar off Carnaby Street which is set in a tube station. And this is probably what makes it so popular, well-known and sought after. I went … More Cahoots: boozy cocktails and vintage charm