Cold but Beautiful: Remembering Christmas in Belgium

A few years ago my husband and I spent 10 days driving through Belgium over the Christmas holidays. We drove from London to Dover where we took the ferry to Dunkirk, and then journeyed through Ostend, Damme, Bruges, Antwerp, Mechelen, Brussels and Ypres. The weather was cold and windy which almost dampened our spirits, however […]

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Whitby and Camping in North Yorkshire

Sometimes when the daily stresses of work and life are taking its toll, you can get crazy ideas into your head, like deciding to go camping. That is exactly what happened to me and group of friends when we took it upon ourselves to go camping up north when winter was only just beginning to […]

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I Heart Hong Kong

A holiday to Hong Kong is a great city break. It has a lot to offer the curious traveller: great food, an endless variety of markets, bizarre fashions, reflexology, and plenty of interesting things to see and do. I’ve been to Hong Kong many times but my recent visit was the first time back in more […]

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Oi Hanoi a blight on Whitechapel High Street

Whitechapel has changed a lot in the past few years, which has its pros and cons for the locals living here. Every other week a new restaurant or cafe pops up. One of the most recent editions to Whitechapel High Street is Oi Hanoi, which claims to be an authentic Vietnamese restaurant with street food […]

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