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Chicago

Where to eat in the Chicago Western suburbs

By On May 22, 2017

Best for a date night: The Cellar Bistro 132 N Hale St, Wheaton There’s nothing worse than heading out for date night only to discover the ambience of the eaterie is not… Read More

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Bath

Perfect places to relax in Bath

By On January 23, 2016

Sometimes you just need things to go at a slower pace. The city of Bath in south west England is not only a thriving tourist city but also a beautiful place to escape… Read More

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Chicago

Afternoon tea at The Drake in Chicago

By On February 15, 2015

My husband definitely knows the way to my heart so when he organised a surprise afternoon tea at The Drake Hotel for our wedding anniversary this English girl was one happy lady.  … Read More

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Chicago

Oak Park: Literary lessons at Hemingway’s childhood home

By On October 6, 2014

To be a good writer you need to step away from the keyboard sometimes. After weeks immersed in a high-pressure book project, I took a breather and headed to Oak Park, ten… Read More

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Bike

Take a wander in Wheaton

By On September 19, 2014

Since we moved to Wheaton I’ve been determined to get outdoors as much as possible before I batten down the hatches for my first Chicago winter (brrr). The marvellous thing about our new home is it’s a… Read More

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Athens

36 hours in Athens

By On September 8, 2014

I’ve always loved Greece so from the moment we booked our trip back in March I knew I’d be counting down the days until our honeymoon there! Before our planned leisurely break chilling in a villa in… Read More

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City

St Louis: The Loop

By On June 3, 2014

One of my favourite St Louis neighbourhoods is The Loop where you can pick up a vintage find, stuff your face at a yummy eatery or see rock ‘n’ roll legend Chuck… Read More

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City

A beginner’s guide to London

By On May 12, 2014

Arriving in London for the first time as an overseas visitor can seem a little daunting but here’s everything you need to know… * Getting to London from the airport is pretty… Read More

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Australia

Australia are giving away 52 weeks of amazing trips!

By On April 6, 2014

Being half-Aussie I am slightly obsessed with extolling the wonders of Australia and its abundance of natural beauty. Last summer I may have convinced the 20-year-old pool attendant at my apartment building to… Read More

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City

15 photos of crazy St Louis weather

By On March 20, 2014

Sometimes I feel like the song ‘Four Seasons In One Day’ was written about St. Louis. I’ve never lived anywhere where the temperature can drop or rise so quickly. One day I… Read More