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4 Night Break in Gibraltar

4 Night Break in Gibraltar

Did you know Gibraltar is the only place in the world where they stop a 4 lane highway (for cars and people) to allow an aircraft to land and take off?It is super amazing to see if you like that sort of stuff. Kev & I 

Gourmet Lunch at Hambleton Hall

Gourmet Lunch at Hambleton Hall

Over the past couple of years, I have learnt you do not always need to pay a fortune to enjoy Michelin Star food. Whilst it is a lovely experience to dine from a taster menu, it can get pricey especially once you add in drinks 

The Grand Hotel, Eastbourne

The Grand Hotel, Eastbourne

The Grand Hotel Eastbourne sits on the East Sussex coast and is often referred to as the “Palace of the Sea”. Just over 3 hours from Leicester, we booked this break as soon as we saw the weather forecast for the coming week (mid-September). The 

Snapshot of The Cotswolds

Snapshot of The Cotswolds

The Cotswolds covers a huge area and has so much to offer. As you drive into Cotswolds you will notice the houses change from brick to Cotswolds golden stone making everything so much brighter and prettier. Even the plants look vibrant against this stone backdrop. 

24 hours in Southampton

24 hours in Southampton

Southampton is the port many cruise ships depart from in the UK. Little did I know this city had so much more to offer. Beaulieu We were attending a car event in Beaulieu on a Sunday so Kev & I decided to make a weekend 

Outdoor Adventure in Leicester

Outdoor Adventure in Leicester

Kev & I do love an adventure. I never think to try out what is on my doorstep, however that has changed over the past couple of months with less travelling abroad and more focus on local adventures. Let’s Get Lost is an outdoor activity 

Esquires Coffee Leicester

Esquires Coffee Leicester

Esquires Coffee believes in maintaining a culture that values people and the planet. Leicester is lucky to have two branches, one on New Walk and the latest one at The Wullcomb, on Vaughan Way. Regulars at the New Walk branch know that Esquires is committed 

Orton’s Brasserie

Orton’s Brasserie

Orton’s Brasserie was due to open just after the lockdown began. This did not stop their determination to deliver great food and drink to the people of Leicester. They worked on their menus and started offering an interim brunch delivery service. You can read all about my