I love date night and even after 8 years of being together I believe in a good date night as often as possible, nothing necessarily fancy, just a little different.
The Ritz completely embodies great gatsby era glamour. With great amusement both my brother and mother said “Are you going to blog about the Ritz?!”. The whole reason I blog is to share fun experiences that I’d like to remember and may go some way to answering questions may have about them.
Every trip we take, we like to have one “fancy meal” something we splash out a little more than we normally would, in the thought that we are there already and holidays are about treating yourself to something a little special, plus when we holiday, we walk… a lot, so I think we deserve it.… Continue reading The Gardner’s Cottage, Edinburgh
This was a date night with a difference. No don’t get excited and off to buy a new hat. Lussmans is a restaurant with four branches across Hertfordshire. We visited the Hitchin branch for dinner and it is the epitome of an ideal restaurant. The fish? Sustainably caught. The meat? Sourced locally and all high… Continue reading Lussmans, Hitchin
The northern most tip of Denmark, where the crazy, untamable North Sea (Skaggerak) meets the still, calm Baltic (Kattegat), is where you’ll find Skagen, a beautiful destination, popular with Scandinavian holiday makers. You can certainly see why people turn up in hoards during the Summer moths, with stunning sunsets, beautiful coastline and deliciously fresh seafood,… Continue reading A mini guide to Skagen
Chicago, a buzzing city, arriving alone, a little bleary eyed and – being a worry wart in all big cities – clinging to any personal possessions for dear life. Last Summer Patrick and I – well, Patrick a few days later, hence the initial alone part – travelled to Chicago for a wedding, as well… Continue reading Au Cheval, Chicago
As you well know, I love travelling! But often travel is associated with over indulgence, the classic ‘I’ll do exercise/start the diet when I’m back from holiday’ seems to come up far too frequently. So when To Tuscany got in touch about writing a post about incorporating exercise into travel, I thought it would be… Continue reading Keeping active on holiday