Archive of ‘Travel & Culture’ category

Outlander: Ultimate Autumn TV

Hailed ‘the feminist Game of Thrones’ I’ve had my eye on fantasy period drama Outlander since it came out in 2014. Based on the bestselling historic novels by author Diana Gabaldon it’s been nominated for several Emmy’s and a Golden Globe but since it was only available on Amazon Video and I didn’t have a subscription I never really got […] Read more…

Things To Do This Bank Holiday

If you are like me you probably have plans for the bank holiday ( wedding + a family day at a country fair) but the bonus of an extra day means you are feeling breezy about them, they feel like ‘loose plans’ and the weekend still has that feeling of possibility. Maybe you can fit […] Read more…

Greenpoint, Brooklyn Design Guide

Welcome old readers and new, re-charged and inspired after my annual break, I’m back with an abundance of design inspiration for you, starting with our glorious trip this summer to Brooklyn. In April, a serendipitous Facebook status and a spontaneous spirit started the wheels in motion for a house-swap in New York. I’ll spare you the logistics […] Read more…

Mini Margate + Ramsgate Guide

A few weekends ago – Easter weekend actually – the three of us visited Margate and Ramsgate for the first time and fell in love with it’s vintage seaside allure. Amongst the exodus of Londoners moving to the rapidly gentrifying ‘Kent Riviera’ as it’s fast becoming known – many of our friends have moved down from […] Read more…

28 Kothi Guesthouse, Jaipur

28 Kothi is a boutique guesthouse in Jaipur. When I spied this unusual beauty on my Instagram Feed last week I felt a most visceral draw to the space. I hadn’t seen a guesthouse in a long time… you see a ‘guesthouse’ in India is a very specific type of establishment, it’s closer to a B&B than a hotel […] Read more…

INDIA TRAVELS : MINISTRY OF NEW

I had been dying to visit the most talked about new spot in Bombay – the Ministry of New ever since I wrote about their interiors on Design Sponge and finally managed to orchestrate a pit-stop during our annual Christmas holidays to India at the end of last year. Launched in 2016 by Dutch art director Marlies Bloemendaal […] Read more…

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