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24 Hours in Harrogate

24 Hours in Harrogate

Visiting the fashionable spa town has been on my list for a while. I have heard so much about it and it did not disappoint. Kev and I managed to sneak in a last-minute winter break to Harrogate and I hope to return in the 

Ye Olde Saracens Head

Ye Olde Saracens Head

Don’t you just love a cosy 16th-century village pub that specialises in gourmet food? Saracens Head in Balsall Common does just that. As well as a great normal menu they specialise in wood-fired pizza and steaks. Ambience & Service  The pub has a warm pleasant 

Valentine Bakes

Valentine Bakes

I don’t go crazy with celebrating Valentines but I love it. I love the decor the shops have, all the romantic stories and all the good themed food. Whether it’s for the one you love, self-love or just sharing the love here are some bakes 

5 Ways to have Gordon’s Pink Gin

5 Ways to have Gordon’s Pink Gin

As well as a good gin & tonic I am a fan of cocktails. Gordons Pink Gin balances the refreshing taste of Gordon’s with the sweetness of raspberries, strawberries and tanginess of red currants. Here are five different ways to enjoy the Gin: 1) The traditional 

My travel take aways

My travel take aways

The September travel Linkup topic is all about the things that you take away from travel both literal and figurative – here is my take on it! Toiletries  So who doesn’t take all the lovely toiletries from the hotel room and those biscuits? I used to 

4 Nights In Dubrovnik

4 Nights In Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik was on our list of city breaks since we started watching Game of Thrones. Like many of our European breaks we did not make an advance booking however were able to get Thomson flights for £60 each from Gatwick three weeks before departure. TIP: 

What luxury travel means to me

What luxury travel means to me

This month we’re thinking all things opulent – what are your travel luxuries? The whole shebang, ephemeral moments that you’ll always treasure or perhaps something in-between? If money was no object luxury may have been 5 star hotels, 1st class travels, gourmet dinners with the 

Hassleback Chicken and Potatoes

Hassleback Chicken and Potatoes

This recipe is simple but pretty tasty. I would not normally have chicken breast as a meal choice because it tastes bland.  Hassleback chicken ensures you have moist flavoursome meat…. Every bite is tasty and juicy. Ingredients: 3 chicken breasts 1/2 a large roughly chopped 

Prana

Prana

Leicester has a newbie by the Town Hall Square. Prana is a wholefood 🌱 cafe that serves artisan coffee, healthy sandwiches, salad & cakes. The café caters for gluten-free, vegetarian and vegan diets. Environment 10/10 The cafe has a stylish interior with beautiful Victorian coving 

Boneyard

Boneyard

**2019 UPDATE: The restaurant is now closed** Boneyard is located on Granby Street in Leicester. It is a bar and a restaurant that serves American Asian cuisine. Alongside the great variety of food they do, Boneyard has a wide range of drinks included Processo on