The Feathered Nest Country Inn Restaurant Pub Amazing View Cotswold Outdoor Dining Gastropub

The Feathered Nest Country Inn – Gastropub with an enviable view of Cotswold, England

You will struggle to find a better spot than the panoramic view of the rolling hills of Cotswold from The Feathered Nest Country Inn. Enjoy it while indulging in crispy buttermilk chicken or tender lamb chunks washed down with a glass of wine. You will need to be patient with the service, but there is no rush to go anywhere while you are here. Continue reading The Feathered Nest Country Inn – Gastropub with an enviable view of Cotswold, England

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Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens – Family and Dog Friendly Day Out in Cotswold, England

Spending summer days in the Cotswold is one of life’s great pleasures and one of our favourite things to do whilst there; especially with our children and dog, is to go for a picnic, indulging in wholesome clotted cream and strawberry jam-packed scones amongst 160 acres of open greenery and surrounded by wildlife like rhino, zebra, giraffe, ostrich and many other amazing animals. What is … Continue reading Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens – Family and Dog Friendly Day Out in Cotswold, England

Porto Restaurant Bowness Lake Windermere District Dinner Alfresco Review

Porto Restaurant – Modern British Dining in Windermere, Lake District, England

Porto in Bowness-on-Windermere serves beautiful and delicious British dishes. Chef Slav Miskiewicz creatively use a range of ingredients to deliver broad spectrum of flavours for a fulfilling dining experience. Service is friendly but lacks finesse. If you are here on a sunny day, book a table on the roof terrace or the one-and-only balcony seat for a unique experience.  Continue reading Porto Restaurant – Modern British Dining in Windermere, Lake District, England

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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 in Vatican City – Itinerary & Travel Tips

Spending a day in Vatican City is high on most travellers’ list. This city-state is the epicentre of the most influential religion in Europe for the last 2000 years. It has been home to the Pope, the head of the Catholic Church, since the fifteenth century. It may be the world’s smallest independent nation-state, covering only 109 acres (0.4 sq km), but from there, its … Continue reading A Day in Vatican City – Itinerary & Travel Tips

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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