• Afternoon tea reviews,  Europe,  Reviews,  UK

    A Rock ‘n’ Roll Afternoon Tea in London

    I do love a good themed tea, and as I was a bit of a rocker in my earlier years I was doubly excited to find out there’s a rock ‘n’ roll afternoon tea in London. Two of my favourite things brought together – it was just too good to ignore!  So I gave my friend a shout and headed to a rather upmarket hotel in South Kensington, London, to experience it for myself. The Gore Hotel is in a rather lovely area of the city, close to the Albert Hall and High Street Kensington. It’s on a leafy, tree-lined street, neighbouring townhouses with pretty flower boxes. The property and…

  • Europe,  UK

    Summer in Bristol

    Bristol is a great place to visit all year round, but I have to admit that summer in Bristol is something special. There’s a unique vibe over those summer months as the streets really come alive – there are festivals galore, green spaces, rooftop bars and, of course, the beautiful harbour to explore. You’ll see locals soaking up the sun in the city’s parks, while tourists flock to its many attractions. I adore jumping on a train into the city for a bit of people watching from the comfort of an outdoor seat at one of Bristol’s independent cafes or restaurants, enjoying a refreshing drink or delicious meal before hitting…