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!
Paris: the city of love, croissants, and great wine. It’s almost a rite of passage to be packed off to Paris on the school coach trip as a spotty teenager, where you’re marched between every cultural building in the city, whether you want to be or not. So what do you do when you return … More A Parisian Weekend
Ben and I ventured to Canada in February for a welcome winter getaway, to explore Canada, and to spend time with my Aunt and Uncle who live in Nova Scotia. We packed as much as possible into our 11 days there, by following a well-planned itinerary for exploring Montreal, trying to keep warm in Quebec … More Canada: the East Coast and Beyond!
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