The View From The Shard

31st August 2015

This month Avios have launched their #DoMoreWithAvios campaign, where you can send a friend or loved one a personalised message inviting them to spend your points with you – Avios are a reward points company in which you can earn points when you spend money on groceries, holidays and wine. As part of this campaign […]

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Kew Gardens, London

20th July 2015

After having seen this outfit post of Olivia’s a couple of months ago, I had been desperate to visit the beauty that is Kew Gardens. Last weekend, whilst the weather was glorious, Stew and I caught the over ground to Richmond. We had a little wander round Richmond’s high street, before heading over to Kew […]

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Travel | Chinese cooking class in Yangshuo

11th March 2015

Whilst staying in a town called Yangshuo in the south of China we decided to spend one of our last days rustling up some delicious Chinese dishes on a Chinese cooking class. There were only a small group of 6 of us including two fellow Brits and a Spanish couple. We were firstly taken to […]

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Travel | Giant Panda Sanctuary in Chengdu, China

8th March 2015

I have been looking forward to posting about this for weeks!! Because of China’s ‘Great Fire Wall’ I hadn’t been able to get on to any social media or here for the entire 3 weeks we travelled there. In some ways it was a nice escape from my phone and laptop but it was also […]

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Travel | Summer Palace, Beijing

4th March 2015

Another must see site in Beijing is the Summer Palace. Often overlooked in tourist brochures this beautiful palace and it’s grounds are home to fantastic traditional Chinese architecture and breathtaking views. If you’re looking for something typically Chinese this is the place to go! Full to the brim of temples, gardens, pavilions, lakes, bridges, gate-towers […]

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Travel | The Great Wall of China

1st March 2015

Our first stop on our China travels was the capital city of Beijing. The city itself was a little underwhelming. There is almost a constant smog lying over the city and it’s not surprising with the amount of people that live there. With a country of over 1 billion it’s understandable that the major cities […]

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Travel | Japanese Cuisine

23rd February 2015

Sorry I’ve been a bit mia recently. All social media and Google is blocked in China so it’s been impossible for me to get online. So be prepared for an overload of blog posts coming up 🙂 I just had to share a food diary style post of our time spent in Japan eating quite […]

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Travel | Tokyo Skytree

8th February 2015

If there’s one thing you must do in Tokyo, it’s visit the Tokyo Skytree. This huge building quite literally towers over the city as it’s the world’s tallest tower! Tokyo is a huge city in terms of landmass but because it doesn’t have too many skyscrapers and the tower is located out of the business […]

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Travel | Tokyo, Japan

4th February 2015

We have now left Japan and are beginning the next chapter of our travels in China. Japan is a beautiful country and I would highly recommend visiting if you haven’t already. It’s steeped in natural beauty, fantastic architecture (both old and new), phenomenal food and home to wonderful people. Nothing was ever too much trouble […]

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