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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 

Coffee & Couture

Coffee & Couture

Located in Stoneygate, amongst all the boutique shops on Allandale Road, is a trendy cafe, Coffee & Couture. Coffee table books, floral decor, relaxed setting, this little cafe is one not to miss. The floral cafe is the perfect spot for brunch, that much needed 

A feast at Hickory’s Smokehouse

A feast at Hickory’s Smokehouse

I am a big fan of smoked food and when I got the invite to Hickory’s Smokehouse I couldn’t wait. The smokehouse has a few branches dotted around the UK. I was invited to the Burton Green branch in Warwickshire. A bit about Hickory’s The 

Afternoon Tea at Fortnum & Mason

Afternoon Tea at Fortnum & Mason

Established in 1707, Fortnum & Mason is the place for luxury hampers, tea, coffee and perfect gifts. It is also home to the Traditional Afternoon Tea that can be enjoyed in The Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon. They are currently running a “Together for Tea” offer 

Touring West Coast Scotland

Touring West Coast Scotland

Car Road Trips are great and a nice way to explore many untouched places. The car group Kev is part of has some knowledgeable and experienced tourers. That is lucky for us because they plan and we just follow. It is always hard to get the 

Liquor Tasting by The Hague

Liquor Tasting by The Hague

I recently got invited to a virtual liquor tasting event thanks to The Hague and Van Kleef. Over the lockdown having virtual drinks has been really fun and I have learned so much more about wine and the history of gin, originally Jenever. After having