Restaurants in Windsor

Restaurants in Windsor and Eton The Flaming Cow There are a number of restaurants in Windsor but quite a few are chain restaurants. We wanted some hearty grub so chose The Flaming Cow just over the bridge on Eton High Street. The atmosphere was relaxed and the staff were friendly which is always a good…

Things to do in Windsor and Eton

Things to do in Windsor and Eton Windsor is only a 25 minute train journey from London Paddington so easily accessible for a day trip or overnight stay. We visited for the Christmas festivities on a crisp sunny winter day! Hotel in Windsor We stayed at The Eton Mess Boutique bar, restaurant and rooms, one of…

Bars in Mykonos

Bars in Mykonos Mykonos is renowned for its awesome night life, mainly in the form of beach parties! As we visited in October, the official party season was over. That said, we managed to find one beach party still open a numerous bars in Mykonos serving fantastic cocktails. 180 Sunset Bar 180 sunset bar in…

Things to do in Mykonos

Things to do in Mykonos Boat Trip with Chios Yachting There are so many great things to do in Mykonos! We booked a day trip with Chios Yachting as we wanted to visit another Greek Island whilst we were in the vicinity.  We opted for the Mykonos – Delos – Rhenia – semi private cruise which…

Restaurants in Mykonos

Restaurants in Mykonos Before I visited Mykonos, I was told how expensive it was. Living in London this is something I am used to so you just need to do your research. The restaurants in Mykonos that I set out below range from high end fine dining to local cafes where you can get a…

Hotel in Mykonos

Hotel in Mykonos Hermes Mykonos Mykonos is not a large island but it can be difficult to travel around by foot and taxis can be rare and expensive! We therefore decided to stay in Mykonos Town so we had a number of amenities near us. Hermes Hotel in Mykonos is a 4 star hotel situated…

Restaurants in Florence

Restaurants in Florence Mercato Centrale Mercato Centrale Firenze was the brainchild of Umberto Montano, who launched the project with Claudio Cardini. It gave Florence back one of its most important locations: the first floor of the covered market in the San Lorenzo neighbourhood. The market reminded me of Mercato Metropolitano in London which is unsurprising…

Things to do in Florence

Things to do in Florence Florence is one of the most beautiful cities to visit in the world! We travelled there for a wedding 30 minutes outside Florence in Pontassieve. Set out below are a few of the best things to do in Florence: Half a day trip to Pisa We travelled to Pisa on…

Hotel in Florence

Hotel In Florence We stayed in Locanda Dei Guelfi, a bed-and-breakfast / hotel in Florence situated around a seven minute walk from both the train station and the Duomo. It was situated on the third floor of a building that does not have lifts so be warned of the climbing. If you want your luggage…

Things to do in Brighton

Things to do in Brighton I may be biased after attending the University of Sussex but Brighton is one of the best places in the UK! The town is bustling and vibrant and situated only one hour outside London. Even better, if you book your tickets in advance you can get a return ticket for…