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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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Travel

Walking in Wiltshire

By On January 17, 2014

Ever since I left home at the age of 18 I’ve loved travelling back to Wiltshire in the South West of England for a welcome dose of country air and my mum’s… Read More

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City

My hangouts: St Louis

By On December 31, 2013

I’ve been based in St Louis for a wee while now and here are the old favourites that keep drawing me back… Northwest Coffee – for a perfect lazy morning  My favourite place… Read More

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Boat

Winter wonders in Queenstown

By On December 11, 2013

Small but perfectly pretty Queenstown is a beautiful lake and alpine resort surrounded by majestic mountains in New Zealand’s South Island. I arrived in the town via a short but hair-raising flight from… Read More

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Swimming with dolphins in New Zealand

By On December 6, 2013

 Plunging into ice-cold water, wearing a thick wetsuit to protect me from the elements, I began to sing – through a snorkel. It’s not every day you find yourself warbling a muffled… Read More

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Auckland

Auckland has it all

By On November 25, 2013

The thing I like about Auckland, New Zealand’s biggest city, is you are never too far from gorgeous scenery. The sprawling North Island metropolis has everything you could wish for with great choices… Read More