Surprising New Year’s Resolutions… One Month Early!

Cartwheeling in Halkidiki, Greece

Get this! It’s only November, but I’ve already set a New Year’s resolution. Yes me, who never usually bothers, knowing there’s no way I’ll stick to it. Oh and guess what, a few weeks in and I’ve actually stuck to it so far.

Last year was all about big, brave adventures in Mexico, Central America and Cuba. Not only was it a break from reality, it was a big change. I went partly to tick off that old cliche and ‘find myself’… but actually what I found was far more exciting!

Pacaya Volcano
Pacaya Volcano, Guatemala

This year has been all about Europe and breaks closer to home. It’s been great to explore countries I’d never stepped foot in before (Lithuania, Estonia and Turkey to name a few) and return to others for further exploration (including Greece, Spain and Morocco).

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Top Things To Do In Canterbury, Kent

Canterbury Kent At Night

Find out the top things to do, where to stay and some great options for food and drink in Canterbury in Kent, England.

I’m a big lover of travelling overseas. The thought of hopping on a flight to a foreign city for a few days gets my heart racing. I can’t wait to sample a new cuisine, experience the culture and explore the sights.

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REVIEW: SuperStar BBQ, London

Time to check out SuperStar BBQ in London!

Hi. My name’s Chloe and I love BBQs.

I wouldn’t say I’m an addict, but I have a strong appreciation. Argentine BBQs… Aussie BBQs… Brazillian BBQs… Mexican BBQs… even the great British BBQ (usually accompanied by rain and carcinogenic sausages)! They’ve all been delicious experiences. So, when I received an invite to check out Superstar BBQ – London’s newest BBQ experience, I was there in a flash!

SuperStar BBQ is a Korean BBQ, and claims to provide a modern twist on Korean food. With very little knowledge of this particular cuisine, this was going to be a full learning experience.

Located in St Giles, just around the corner from Tottenham Court Road tube station, SuperStar BBQ London sits in good company alongside Brazilian BBQ restaurant Cabana, burger joint Byron and Japanese hotspot Ippudo. It’s an area dominated by Google HQ’s colourful building, and all the restaurants are super modern, predominantly glass, with  quirky lighting, and dare I say it… a few tacky motifs!

SuperStar BBQ - Korean BBQ in London
SuperStar BBQ – Korean BBQ in London
Google HQ London
Google HQ London

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How To Live The James Bond Lifestyle In London

Bond Speedboat London

Dreamed of living like James Bond in London?

Bond is officially back! Spectre looks set to be one of the biggest Bond films in history. But alongside Daniel Craig’s big screen return is another important co-star. The heart and soul of the 007 franchise – London. Proudly synonymous with Bond, London has been the backdrop for some of 007’s most epic action sequences featuring cars, helicopters and speedboats.

When you’re MI6’s most important asset, this flashy lifestyle comes at a high price, but thankfully for the rest of us, it’s possible to enjoy it without the threat of assassination. If the release of Spectre has got you thirsty for luxury and adrenaline,  here’s how to live the James Bond lifestyle in London.

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REVIEW: The Old Orchard, Harefield, Middlesex

The Old Orchard Pub Exterior

Checking out The Old Orchard pub in Harefield.

“Well the view’s not bad… I wonder what the food’s like?”

My words as we wandered into The Old Orchard pub after an hour and a half walking along the nearby canal towpath. It’s located in Harefield – an area of outstanding natural beauty, with locks, small cottages, decorated narrow boats and flowers everywhere. We visited on a bright, sunny April afternoon, and we had certainly worked up quite an appetite!

The Old Orchard The Old Orchard

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