Five Tried and Tested Instagram-Trends: Are They Worth Their Hype?

I believe in the importance of culture and of new experiences. When I travel to new places, I’m passionate about exploring their individuality and look forward to finding unfamiliar restaurants and taking in details of streets I’ve never seen before. To me, the thought of visiting somewhere new only to spend my time in a chain restaurant eating off of a menu I already know from home just reeks of wasted opportunity. In the age of Instagram, it’s all too easy to be enticed by Instagram-Trends; the apparent popularity of something or somewhere. The same book, beauty product or pretty pink…

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A Tale As Old As Time | Disney at The Kensington

My love of Disney My love of Disney is no secret and Beauty and the Beast will always be one of my favourites. Last year on finding that The Kensington’s ‘A Tale as Old as Time’ was fully booked, I was gutted to think that I’d missed it. Thankfully I was presented with a second chance when the theme was extended due to high demand. The afternoon tea actually completed a long weekend city break in London. We kicked it off at Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s On The Run || tour. While we were planning the break, Jamie and I debated which hotel…

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DIY Halloween Fun

The end of October is drawing near and we all know that only means one thing, Halloween! This year I’ve loved getting into the spirit and trying out all of the amazing crafts that have been popping up all over my Pinterest! Here are some of the Halloween themed projects that have been occupying my time. Baking Any excuse to make and eat a load of sweet treats! Last Sunday was well spent baking cupcakes (with a little help from Betty Crocker) and homemade biscuits, that I then had so much fun decorating! RIP. I freehanded gravestone shaped biscuits and used ready…

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Rome | A City Guide

Our trip to Rome already feels like a lifetime ago, when in reality its only been a couple of months. I wanted to create a little city guide to document some of our highlights and make some recommendations on what to do if you’re thinking of visiting. Top Tip: Before I start rambling on about where to go and what to do in Italy, let me start with the one piece of advice that I wished I had been told at the beginning of our stay: USE THE METRO. The Metro is the Underground of Rome and it wasn’t until…

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A Long Weekend of Food

The month of July; I’ve been trying to stay on top of healthy eating as much as possible day to day, as we have a beach holiday booked for next month. Healthy eating is hard for me; I’m a foodie, and my partner is a feeder, we love eating out and don’t have usually have the best discipline when it comes to food, but you’re allowed a treat day right?! Try treat weekend, an au revoir to the delicious unhealthy stuff. During the Friday- Sunday in question, we visited two great restaurants that I have to rave about.. and we also got a…

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