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Coffee and Thyme – Gili Air

Coffee and Thyme – Gili Air

As soon as you step off the boat to Gili Air you are greeted by crowds of fellow travellers, tourists and locals alike, ready to board their boats or to start to explore the serene island. Once you pass through the crowds, less than a […]

Solo Travel in the Context of the ‘Me Too’ Movement

Solo Travel in the Context of the ‘Me Too’ Movement

Recently, the media has been rife with stories from woman (and men) finally feeling comfortable enough to share their experiences of sexual harassment, whether it be mundane, inherent or traumatic, this has taken shape in the form of the ‘me too’ movement.   I must […]

48 hours in Melbourne

48 hours in Melbourne

48 hours in Melbourne… can that be enough you ask? Well no, of course not! But it’s all the time I had, so I decided to make the most of it….   I finally did it, quit my job, said goodbye (more like see you […]

1761 and Lilly’s Bar

1761 and Lilly’s Bar

For anyone who knows Manchester well, they would probably know of a restaurant called Avalanche, this used to be next to Croma just by King street. I went there a few times and it was palatable but unfortunately, it shut down. I eagerly waited to […]

Gluten Free Breakfast Waffles

Gluten Free Breakfast Waffles

Lately I have been adopting a low fod map elimination diet to try and see what exactly is making my stomach swell to looking 6 months pregnant everyday … (no.. I’m definitely not pregnant).. anyway, I had to get creative to ensure this elimation diet […]

Low Fod Map Chicken and Mexican Rice

Low Fod Map Chicken and Mexican Rice

So, some of you may remember that a while a go I decided to start eating Low Fod map to see if it helped my bloating and stomach issues. Unfortunately, I did not stick with it fully and my issues continued. After speaking to the […]

Healthier Victoria Sponge

Healthier Victoria Sponge

Two things that most people should know about me – I have the sweetest tooth and I love to bake. This is usually a disastrous combination when trying to cut out refined sugars and other nasties from your diet. If I ever ran out of […]

Sunday Roast at The Botanist

Sunday Roast at The Botanist

The Botanist is part of the new world trading company and has popped up over the years in numerous locations around the UK. All of which are incredibly quaint and tastefully decorated. All locations reflect a beautiful garden inspired decor with botanical cocktails, craft beers […]

Sausage and Butterbean Stew

Sausage and Butterbean Stew

So the lovely people at Grandad’s sausage called by with some of their new sausages to try and I decided that it would be fun to do some recipe creation at the same time… thus my Sausage and Butterbean stew was born. Wow, the flavour […]

How to Make the Perfect Matcha Latte

How to Make the Perfect Matcha Latte

The Japanese have known about the potential benefits of green tea powder for years but all of a sudden this seems to be another foodie health trend that has spread globally. Most people are aware that drinking brewed green tea has numerous health benefits but […]