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How to have Christmas as a sad lonely person in London

Oh Christmas, a time of year that that strikes fear into the heart of every expat. From New Zealand you think its going to be all ice skating, mulled wine and Christmas jumpers. Wait, actually it totally is all those things. But what you don’t think about is the sudden horrifying fact that you are […]

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Coffee and food

How to afternoon tea

Step 1: If at all possible win a competition in which the prize is the hottest afternoon tea in town; the Scents of Summer afternoon tea at the Intercontinental Park Lane. Step 2: Call to confirm your booking and have the man on the phone promise you free prosecco because you booked online. Promptly forget […]

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Travel

Where to stay in Paris: the Mama Shelter edition

When I was looking into my Paris trip, Mama Shelter was recommended to me by multiple tweeps so I knew that I was in for something cool. And by cool I mean seriously hipster. Mama Shelter specialises in the concrete and black carpet look that just screams ‘I have a beard, bow tie and always pack my […]

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Coffee and food

Christmas in September

There are many strange things about blogging; stalking people on twitter, it being socially acceptable for your food to get cold while you take photos of it, not to mention the overuse of the words awesome/brilliant/amazing. But among the strangest is the ability to get a preview of a Christmas afternoon tea in September, complete […]

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Travel

Where to stay in Glasgow

Y’all know I love a cool hotel, I would go as far as to say that finding Citizen M decided my destination. Citizen M is a chain of hotels that specialise in the young traveler – we want different, we want easy and we want effortless branding. From the  moment you walk into a Citizen […]

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Travel

Where to say in Brussels

You may have seen my twitter explosion a few weeks about, about how I fell in love with Hotel Bloom. When I was planning my trip to Bruges and Brussels (the secret is out, my two day-trips were actually over a weekend) I was looking for a cool hotel to stay in. You know, one […]

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