Where I stayed in Northumberland – Haven’s Haggerston Castle Holiday Park (UK Road Trip #5)

During the first week of Lorenzo’s and my UK Road Trip, we spent it exploring the North of England in County Northumberland – which is the perfect place to jump start our mission to see as many Castles as possible, as it has the most amount of castles than any other county in England. No surprise here, as there have been… Read More »

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UK Road Trip #4: A trip to Dunstanburgh Castle & Chillingham Castle (Northumberland)

Before us moving on from County Northumberland and off to City of Newcastle, we visited a few more Castles – Dunstanburgh Castle and Chillingham Castle, whilst continuing to tick off on our Castle hunt bucket list.   Dunstanburgh Castle Out of all the castles we’ve been to so far, Dunstanburgh has certainly been one of the most interesting ones. The… Read More »

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My Harry Potter experience at the real life Hogwarts (UK Road Trip #3)

So we weren’t very lucky at getting to see the other castles properly during the first days of our trip, but Alnwick Castle is the one I definitely wasn’t going to miss. It’s the location where the first and second Harry Potter films were shot – Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (1), Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone… Read More »

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UK Road Trip #2: Holy Island & Lindisfarne Castle (Northumberland)

We spent our first day in County Northumberland on Holy Island, a great place to visit if you love the outdoors. Not only do you get amazing an view whilst on the island, but the view driving to the island is just as lovely. Yup, you can drive to the island. Weird no? Well it’s via a causeway (which is a… Read More »

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UK Road Trip #1: Quick stops in County Durham

To kick-start our UK road-trip we spent our first week in Northumberland County. We decided to skip most of the bottom half of the UK as we could always make short trips to these places easily from London in the future. During our 12+ hour journey (with stops included) from London to Northumberland, along the way we made a few… Read More »

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My top 5 Scottish foods to try when in Scotland

As some of you may know from following me on social media, I’ve been road-tripping around the UK, from London all the way to North of Scotland and back (and just recently spent a week in Marrakech, Morocco but that’s a post for another day). I actually did my month+ UK road trip on a whim. Having seen so much… Read More »

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9 Places to eat in Windsor with view of Windsor Castle

Visiting Windsor? Or Windsor Castle? And you want to wine and dine with a view of the enchanting castle?  Here I have listed a few places where you can eat or have a drink with the view of Windsor Castle.   1. The Tower Bar & Brasserie Located directly in front of the walls of Windsor Castle, and directly on Windsor’s… Read More »

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Review: Megan’s Wine Cellar on King’s Road, Chelsea, London

    So from walking from Albert Bridge, we had finally arrived at King’s Road. When walking down King’s Road, for some reason this (what I thought at the time was only just a) little cafe had caught my eye. I think it was the lady in green sitting at a turquoisey coloured table found outside the place. I was… Read More »

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Exploring the streets of Chelsea (Albert Bridge to King’s Road)

  After meeting the hippo hanging out in the River Thames along Vauxhall/Nine Elms, we went walkabouts in Chelsea. Starting off from Albert Bridge from Battersea side, and ended up on the famous King’s Road. Here’s our journey:   Albert Bridge Albert Bridge isn’t as well-known as the grand Tower Bridge, but can be considered almost as beautiful. It’s even been featured… Read More »

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I introduce you to the hippo chilling in London’s River Thames

“Oh look at the hippo!” I hear a woman cyclist shout aloud to her cycling buddy. I guess the hippo chilling in the River Thames by Vauxhall/Nine Elms really does draw peoples’ attention. Good thing it didn’t cause any accidents because the woman cyclist stopped looking where she was going as she saw the hippo. Harry the hippo, (yes sorry… Read More »

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Where to buy Aji Amarillo in London

Above Photo Credit: Trade Winds Fruit   Want to know where you can buy Aji Amarillo in London? so you can cook mouth-watering Peruvian food that you learnt to cook whilst in Peru? or if you’re a Peruvian expat in London and you want a little taste of home? Well keep reading!   After having such a Peruvian-food focused time… Read More »

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England’s Medieval Festival at Herstmonceux Castle

It was only recently that I had discovered such an incredible event, England’s Medieval Festival, which is held annually at Herstmonceux Castle, far down south east of England. Throughout my whole time living in the UK, I had never heard about this event nor knew anyone who knew about it either. Why this is, is still a mystery to me. I randomly… Read More »

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A Moroccan experience at The Body Shop

  Recently, I got invited to The Body Shop‘s Launch Party for their new product range, ‘Wild Argan Oil‘. The Argan Oil used in this product range is taken from Argan trees that originate from the Atlas Mountains of South West Morocco. With that said, The Body Shop did an amazing job in keeping with a Moroccan theme at the launch party. With back… Read More »

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