Southampton

Vospers Woolston

Known as the cruise capital of the world, Southampton has been booming with new restaurants since the opening of the new extension of Westquay Watermark. The city centre is alive with the hustle and bustle of this new complex. But,…

Southampton

Rogue’s Cafe

In the heart of Southampton, just off of Guildhall Square, you’ll find the unconventional and quirky Rogue’s Cafe. Serving up a premium breakfast and brunch menu all day long, this unconventional cafe offers high quality, ethically sourced dishes. When the…

Reading

The Botanist Reading

The Botanist has finally opened its doors bringing with it a new lease of life into the old Barclays Bank on King Street. This listed building has been a bank since 1814 when William Simonds of Brewer Simonds’ Reading set…

Oxford

Afternoon Tea at the Malmaison

For my birthday this year Gavin surprised me with an over night stay at the Malmaison in Oxford. Located in HM Prison in Oxford this haunting spot has been converted into a boutique style hotel boasting 95 rooms and suites.…

Southampton

Franco Manca Westquay Watermark

Franco Manca* has a bit of a reputation for making the best pizza this side of the Atlantic and after visiting the newly opened Southampton branch I have to agree. Compared to all the other pizzerias on the market there…

Oxford

Spend a Night Behind Bars at the Malmaison Oxford

When it comes to boutique hotels Malmaison kill it every single time. Consisting of 15 unique, upscale, boutique hotels in the UK, Malmaison is a member of the Frasers Hospitality Group that dares to be different. They focus on converting…

Southampton

The Diner Westquay Watermark

Since the opening of West Quay Watermark the whole town has been in foodie heaven with so many different new spots to try out. Last week a group of us were invited in for their official launch night of the…

Southampton

The Real Greek Westquay Watermark

The Watermark is the newest extension to West Quay and sees the introduction of numerous restaurants and cafes whether your looking for a quick bite to eat or casual dining. With the introduction of this leisure district, we have seen…

Newbury

Gourmet Break with Mercure Hotels

Nestled away in 16 acres of landscaped gardens sits the most gorgeous Georgian Manor House – Newbury Elcot Park Hotel*. Situated just outside of Newbury town centre this stunning country retreat boasts 73 bedrooms, a conference centre, a wedding and banqueting…

Southampton

A Day Onboard Princess Cruises Emerald Princess

Cruise Ships are a whole new world to me having never even considered a cruise as a holiday possibility before. When the opportunity arose to spend the day onboard Princess Cruises* Emerald Princess I jumped at the chance to explore…

Southampton

Freakshakes at Orange Rooms

If you don’t know what freakshakes are then you must have been living under a rock for the last few months – but just in case – let me fill you in. By definition they are monster milkshakes full of…

The Ultimate UK Bucket List: 50 Exhilarating Experiences

The UK is one of the most underrated countries to visit in Europe I think. There is so much culture and beauty which often gets overlooked for its overseas partner. I recently posted about 50 Dreamy Destinations from my UK…


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