The best London hotel room for stargazing

Yes, you read that title correctly! It’s not something you think you’d hear together in the same sentence…”London hotel room” and “stargazing”? Sure, “room with a view” or “room with with a terrace,” but room with a view of the stars?! The only other time I’ve seen this offered was in another country – African safaris, Icelandic Northern Lights resorts…
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Visiting my first National Trust property during Covid: Mottisfont

We are now proud card carrying members of the National Trust here in the UK. Only took me nearly two decades to get there. Truly, this is the best deal in the land. It cost me £120 for the two of us and this gives us unlimited access to over 500 locations around the UK, ranging from stately homes to…
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Life After Lockdown: Shopping Bicester Village

I wonder, when I talk to friends twenty years from now, will we ask the question, “where was the first place you visited when lockdown was lifted from Covid-19?” If we do, I’ve got my answer. Officially, it was Starbucks. Haha. I needed my American coffee fix in the middle of the English countryside. But, unofficially, my first big journey…
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London Food Review: Daffodil Mulligan

Last month I headed to Old Street to take in the tastes of a new Richard Corrigan establishment, Daffodil Mulligan. For those not familiar with the legend that is Mr. Corrigan, let me give you the appetiser sized bio. The Irish chef is a bit of a London legend, the man behind famous local establishments such as Corrigan’s Mayfair, Bentley’s…
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The Tiffany Blue Box Cafe arrives in London

We all know the magic of the little blue box. For years it’s been synonymous with the big moments in life. Graduations, engagements, marriage, push presents and more. There seems to be no occasion that a Tiffany blue box doesn’t make special. In 2020, that same monumental box has come to life, in a matter of speaking. The famous New…
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