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Benedict, Berlin

Benedict, Berlin

In Berlin I was staying at Max Brown Ku’Damm (I should write about that, it’s a real nice place. Pricey, but nice) and they had an adjoining brunch bar called Benedict. This place was an all day affair and it was always packed. I’m talking PACKED. […]

Levain Bakery, Upper West Side, New York

Levain Bakery, Upper West Side, New York

The cookies from Levain Bakery are incredible. I think I’ve found my favourite chocolate chip (and walnut) cookie of all time! Expect warm, melt-in-your-mouth goodness with a thwack of sweetness.

Keeping Your Belongings Safe Whilst Travelling

Keeping Your Belongings Safe Whilst Travelling

After my incident in Athens, it made sense to have a think about safety while travelling. Here’s all the advice and tips collected and given to me around securing your stuff during your travels. Stay safe!

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Losing my shit in Athens: A pickpocketing tale

Losing my shit in Athens: A pickpocketing tale

I should count myself lucky to have completed so many travels already without any dramas. But on the second and last days in Athens I had not one, but three pickpocketing-related incidents. It tarnished my experience of the city and caused quite a panic. I […]

City Summary: Patong, Phuket

City Summary: Patong, Phuket

I ended up spending a week in Patong, Phuket and this was more time than I really needed. It’s amazingly cheap, but the resort town is too touristy and a lot too loud for my tastes. Read on for my summary of my time on […]

Slovenia In 36 Hours: Part 1 Ljubljana

Slovenia In 36 Hours: Part 1 Ljubljana

One of my favourite weekends away was to a place I knew very little about: Slovenia! I also put very little thought into planning which was not such a good idea. Here’s my diary of how I made the most of my 36 hours in this delightful country, part one (Ljubljana):  (more…)

Lenôtre, Cannes

Lenôtre, Cannes

It’s been a little while since I’ve posted about anything food-related (blame travel for that), but let me spend a sweet little moment to reminisce about the sugary delicacies of French chain Lenôtre.

Tokyo Diner, Chinatown, London

Tokyo Diner, Chinatown, London

It’s a bit of a shame that I discovered Chinatown’s Tokyo Diner so late. It’s humble, minimalistic style reeks of authenticity. I’d love to try more of what they have to offer. And to it’s credit, it carries all the successful hallmarks of an actual […]

Soft Swerve Ice Cream, New York

Soft Swerve Ice Cream, New York

The purple Ube-flavoure ice-cream from Soft Swerve was absolutely magical. Purple yam might not sound the most enticing flavour on paper. However, once you’ve taken a lick of these artfully decorated cones, you’ll be convinced.

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