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Tapas Brindisa – Al fresco Tapas in South Kensington, London

This is one of five Brindisa restaurants now strategically located in every corner of London. A great success story since its humble beginnings in Borough Market in 2004. This branch is fresh from a facelift and reopened on 30th July 2020 – making best use of the downtime from the COVID-19 lockdown. What is the food like? Delicious selection of classic Spanish tapas plus intriguing … Continue reading Tapas Brindisa – Al fresco Tapas in South Kensington, London

Great Fosters Luxury Country Home Weekend Retreat Central London Hotel Review

Great Fosters – Kids & Dog Friendly Spacious Super King Suite

Disclaimer: For your convenience, we have included affiliate links to items which we have found useful. We will receive a commissions from the seller if you purchase through these links. Great Fosters is an exclusive hotel housed in a 16th century, Grade I listed Tudor mansion that sits majestically overlooking 50 acres of landscaped gardens and parkland. Click here for our review on Great Fosters … Continue reading Great Fosters – Kids & Dog Friendly Spacious Super King Suite

Great Fosters Luxury Country Home Weekend Retreat Central London Hotel Review

Great Fosters – Luxury retreat in acres of greenery in Egham, Surrey

This exclusive hotel is housed in a 16th century, Grade I listed Tudor mansion that sits majestically overlooking 50 acres of landscaped gardens and parkland. Great Fosters is the latest addition to Alexander Hotels group, a small 5 property chain which is also a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World (SLH). How do I get there? A 40 min train journey on … Continue reading Great Fosters – Luxury retreat in acres of greenery in Egham, Surrey

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Daphne’s – Classic Italian in South Kensington, London

I have driven and walked past this London’s institution on many occasions, making a mental note that I should visit each time. It is a proven hand in Richard Caring’s collection of high-end dining establishment. What is the food like? The menu is unimaginative, but you can’t be imaginative if you want to deliver true Italian classics as it has been made for hundreds of … Continue reading Daphne’s – Classic Italian in South Kensington, London

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A day out in London at the Natural History Museum and Kensington Gardens

The corner of London once nicknamed the “Albertopolis” is one of the most beautiful part of London. Now more commonly known as South Kensington, it is steep in history as home to the royal palace for most of the 18th century and where Queen Victoria spent her formative years. It is an art, science and cultural hub with iconic institutions like Victoria & Albert Museum, … Continue reading A day out in London at the Natural History Museum and Kensington Gardens

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Bluetooth portable speakers long-term review: JBL Xtreme

The JBL Xtreme is probably one of our favourite electrical item. It has transformed some simple barbecue lunches on the rooftop, picnics in the park, chill outs on the beach into lasting memories. After nearly 4 years of owning it with one battery replacement, it is still providing us with great entertainment. We would recommend it as the best Bluetooth portable speaker in the market. … Continue reading Bluetooth portable speakers long-term review: JBL Xtreme

3 Day Itinerary & Travel Tips to Singapore

Singapore is a melting pot of Asian and Western cultures with its vibrant Chinese heritage, Indian influences, Malay roots and British past. This thriving uber-modern city state is glitzy with the trendiest bars, clubs and restaurants but yet rich in beautiful heritage and traditions that many Singaporeans still hold dear. We have put together a 3 day itinerary that is comprehensive and fun. It encapsulates … Continue reading 3 Day Itinerary & Travel Tips to Singapore

Essential Packing for Road Trip with Kids

Essential packing for road trips with kids

Days spent with our children are priceless, so whenever we can, we take our kids along with us on our travels and we love it. Having said that, its not always fun and giggles. Long journeys – especially in the car can become challenging for parents and kids alike. Below are items we found essentials or useful to help keep the journey interesting, or at … Continue reading Essential packing for road trips with kids