Category: UK

Matlock Bath illuminations

How to spend an evening in Matlock Bath

It’s quite rare that I actually write about doing things in Matlock, the town where I grew up, and the towns surrounding it. I think that’s because I always take for granted what a...

Hotpod yoga

Hotpod Yoga, Chesterfield*

Over the past few weeks I’ve been looking for new and exciting ways to exercise, as I really want an awesome beach body for Australia in February and working out at the gym just...

Boo Leicester

Boo Leicester review*

As serial lovers of fast food, my boyf and I were invited to try out Boo in Leicester last week. I’d describe Boo as sort of higher quality fast food outlet – a bit...

UK Gin Distilleries

Competition: Win a Scratch Off Gin Distillery Map*

Happy Bank Holiday weekend everybody! To celebrate, and encourage you to think about where you’re drinking this weekend, I’m giving away two Scratch Off Gin Distillery Maps from Maps International. These little beauties allow...

Shoreditch

Shoreditch pub crawling*

Mundane parties and boring staff with repetitive chat are no one’s cup of tea. And, when you prefer coffee, you are sure to find an alternative. Shoreditch on the eastern edge of London provides...

Camping

Planning our Cornwall camping holiday*

As I’ve absolutely massacred my annual leave allowance this year with Australia coming up in February (don’t know if I’ve mentioned this yet?!), I’ve only got about three days left PLUS we’re trying to...

Bodega food

Bodega Derby review*

You might remember that a few weeks ago we were lucky enough to be invited to the opening of Bodega in Derby. We enjoyed it so much that we couldn’t wait to go back...

Travelodge Derby

How to spend a weekend in Derby

If you know me then you might be a bit confused right about now. Yes, I did just spend the last weekend in Derby which is only 20 miles away from where I live....

Wax

Wax, Watergate Bay review

So it was kind of an accident that we ended up eating at Wax in Watergate Bay during our Cornwall trip. I had a bit of an epic fail; booked Jamie Oliver’s Fifteen in...