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BRITA – Water Filter Giveaway

BRITA – Water Filter Giveaway

BRITA Water Filter Giveaway. BRITA water filters help us have clean water without using multiple plastic bottles.  We have quite rightly, started drinking more water these days as we are constantly reminded and advised that it is essential to keep our bodies hydrated. In the […]

Polish Home Comforts Food with Ren Behan

Polish Home Comforts Food with Ren Behan

Ren Behan, host of Polish Home Comforts, is a British citizen whose parents were both born in Poland and relocated to the UK before starting their family.  Ren grew up with a very strong connection to her Polish heritage keeping it very much alive within […]

Athens Greece: Vouliagmeni Lake

Athens Greece: Vouliagmeni Lake

About half an hour from Central Athens near the coast known as the Athenian Riviera is Vouliagmeni Lake.  This lake is a rare, geological natural phenomenon.  There was once a series of caves until the roof sunk or rather submerged itself allowing the water to […]

Athens Greece: Riding on the Athens Metro

Athens Greece: Riding on the Athens Metro

Taking a ride on the Athens Metro! I visited Athens in Greece for the first time recently and stayed about half an hour outside the city centre.  An easy way to get into Central Athens was to take the Metro or Underground. There are three […]

Athens Greece: Celebrating Ochi (“No”) Day

Athens Greece: Celebrating Ochi (“No”) Day

I was in Greece for the 28th October this year.  This day is a national holiday – Ochi Day or ‘No’ Day. In 1941 Italian Dictator Benito Mussolini ordered the Greek government under General Ioannis Metaxas to surrender.  General Metaxas said ‘Ochi’ or ‘No’ they […]

St Albans: Ye Olde Fighting Cocks BBQ School

St Albans: Ye Olde Fighting Cocks BBQ School

Ye Olde Fighting Cocks is reputed to be the oldest inhabited pub in England and we are really lucky that it is right on our doorstep!  As part of St Albans Food and Drink Festival held at the beginning of October each year, Ye Olde Fighting […]

Crete: Spending the Day With HandPicked Greece

Crete: Spending the Day With HandPicked Greece

My first visit to Greece and more importantly the island of Crete. I was introduced to Hand Picked Greece – a day spent in the hills near Chania on a practically self-sufficient smallholding. As a food and travel blogger I get to have some amazing […]

Recipe: Caribbean Pepper Pot Stew

Recipe: Caribbean Pepper Pot Stew

Scroll down for my recipe for Caribbean Pepper Pot Stew:- Each Caribbean island I have visited have their own version of a Pepper Pot Stew. It is a slow cooked, rich and meaty stew with varying degrees of heat depending on the cook so I […]

Recipe: Easy Broccoli Soup

Recipe: Easy Broccoli Soup

Recipe: scroll down for my recipe for Broccoli soup. We love broccoli  and we love soup and with this recipe I will give you a simple and yet delicious recipe for broccoli soup – perfect for supper on these autumn evenings. When I cook broccoli […]

Giveaway: Spice Pack from Grenada

Giveaway: Spice Pack from Grenada

Your chance to win a Spice Pack from Grenada. Most mornings I have a smoothie bowl for breakfast and if I do I always have some cinnamon and some freshly grated nutmeg on top that I brought back from Grenada. Grenada is known as the […]

Nevis: Staying and Eating Around Majestic Mt Nevis

Nevis: Staying and Eating Around Majestic Mt Nevis

My goal to get to know the Caribbean islands took one step further this year when Mr R and I visited the island of Nevis. We stayed in luxurious and beautiful hotels and ate in award winning restaurants and always with majestic Mt Nevis in […]

Book Review and Giveaway – The Seven Culinary Wonders of the World

Book Review and Giveaway – The Seven Culinary Wonders of the World

Book Review and Giveaway – The Seven Culinary Wonders of the World by Jenny Linford   I have joined with White Lion Publishing to offer you this fabulous giveaway. This book is a history of the the seven culinary items that seem to crop up […]

Moose Maple Butter -vs- Morrisons Maple Butter

Moose Maple Butter -vs- Morrisons Maple Butter

A friend of mine started a business by mixing prime grade, Canadian, maple syrup with lightly salted butter and coming up with a delicious product which is wonderful spread on toasted bread, crumpets, pancakes and well everything!  It is called Moose Maple Butter and has been gaining […]

The Real Barbadian People – High Commissioner of Barbados

The Real Barbadian People – High Commissioner of Barbados

Recently I was fortunate enough to spend time with the High Commissioner of Barbados at his London office. I arrived on the third floor, on the day the lift was broken, puffing and out of breath to be greeted by the High Commissioner, Guy Hewitt […]

Isle of Wight: Red Funnel Ferries Fleet Launch Red Jet 7

Isle of Wight: Red Funnel Ferries Fleet Launch Red Jet 7

I recently made the day trip by train to the Isle of Wight to attend the launch of the new addition high speed Red Jet 7  to the Red Funnel Ferries fleet. There are two way you can cross to the Isle of Wight with […]

Crete: Olea Villas Chania near Loutraki Bay

Crete: Olea Villas Chania near Loutraki Bay

Olea means olive in Greek. To offer an olive branch is to offer the hand of peace. Giving a bowl of olives to a guest at your home or at a restaurant is to welcome them and the owner of the luxury Olea Villas makes sure […]