Edinburgh Castle

Edinburgh Castle Canon
No trip to Edinburgh is complete without a trip to its castle on the rocks. One look at this ancient stronghold as you walk up the Royal Mile towards its sprawling esplanade is all you need to appreciate why this fortress is Scotland’s most popular tourist attraction. Agreed, it’s not…
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Harajuku Kitchen

A lot of people don’t know this but there was a time I used to be obsessed with everything Japan. I even spent two years at university learning Japanese, which by the way is a very very difficult language to master. What really introduced me to Japan and its wonderful…
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Edinburgh Christmas Markets

A few weeks ago Travelodge very kindly offered to send me on a weekend break to Edinburgh to experience Christmas in Scotland. Ofcourse I said yes! Although I do visit Edinburgh quite a bit with work, I haven’t really had a chance to come up this wonderful Scottish city when the lights…
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St. Moritz, Soho

Everybody loves a good fondue. It’s not the most refined or complicated food out there but we all know there is something really satisfying about hot bubbling cheese in a pot. Since visiting Androuet in Spitalfields market back in March (full review here), I haven’t really had a chance to…
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Market Hopping in London

Weekends in London are made for market hopping. As a Londoner I am spoilt for choice too; from Borough Market to Brick Lane; the options are endless. With Aanchal visiting London, it felt wrong not to go market hopping when she was here. So we put on our coats, wrapped up…
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Thames Foyer, The Savoy

After my recent visit to the Gerogian at Harrods for a spot of afternoon tea (blogpost here), I have slowly become obsessed with the notion of afternoon tea. So when Aanchal told me she was visiting London, the first thing I did was ring up the Savoy and book us…
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The House of Ho

I have always been a foodie. I have learnt to appreciate great food a lot more in the last few years than I did when I was younger but it’s always played a really important part in my life. I grew up watching food shows on TLC and the Discovery…
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Poppies and Prayers

This week, one of my best friends was visiting from India. As it was her first trip to London, I wanted to make sure she made the most of it. Yes, it meant lugging around my camera and going to the tourist hotspots that I generally try and avoid –…
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Dinner by Heston Blumenthal

Dinner By Heston Blumenthal has gone from strength to strength since opening its doors in 2011. This 2 Michelin star award winning restaurant at the Mandarin Oriental hotel in Knightsbridge lands at #5 on the The World’s 50 Best Restaurant List this year. That is two spots higher than last year…
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Jackson+Rye, Soho

It’s really hard for a restaurant to stand out in the crowded neighbourhood of Soho. Every other shop front in Soho is now a new trendy resturant introducing London to the the latest cuisine from the other side of the world or a chic bar serving up their signature cocktails…
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