When you live on a small island, you have to spend a little more time getting to places than you otherwise would. When we lived in London, we lived a 15 minute drive from Paddington station. We used to grab an Uber or just a bus and be on the Heathrow Express before we knew it. Front door to check-in took less than an hour. And now they’ve introduced the…

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The other night, we were flicking through Netflix and happened upon a documentary entitled ‘A Year in Burgundy’ that followed the winemakers of Bourgogne for a full year in their vineyards. I’ve really developed an interest in winemaking and wine tasting over the past few years. We were lucky enough to visit Bourgogne and spend not a quite a year, but a weekend in Burgundy whilst at my friend’s wedding a couple of…

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I recently spent a weekend in Guernsey taking in the sea, sights and restaurants. If you have never heard of Guernsey, it is the second largest of the Channel Islands, located in the English Channel between England and France, although a lot closer to France than I thought. A tax haven, Guernsey is not part of the EU or the UK which makes it a kind of anglo-french Switzerland if…

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When you receive an itinerary for a business trip, the first thing you do is check out the assigned hotel and restaurant right? Well, as a food and travel blogger, I do anyway. Then I check out whether the hotel has a gym or spa. Naturally. So you can imagine my disappointment when my itinerary for the P&G conference that I attended in Brussels earlier this month just said ‘The Hotel’.…

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