A Warm Welcome from Foyles, London

A Bookstore Tour of London

London is a paradise for book lovers. The iconic city is home to everything from small, dusty independent booksellers to giant retail chains. On a recent visit to the city, I set myself up around Covent Garden and Piccadilly to check out some of the capital's best bookstores. Similarly to my Bookstore Tour of Barcelona…

Cool Cafés to Visit in London

London is a huge city and has no shortage of good cafés. Between the many chain coffee shops there are plenty of quirky, interesting places if you know where to look. Most of the suggestions below are in central London (though exactly what constitutes central London in such a large city could be debated). Of…

Where to Find Great Vegetarian Food in Florianópolis

Florianópolis is located in the south of Brazil. It has become an increasingly popular destination for tourists in recent years, both Brazilian and international. It also has a strong student population. Watersports, health and fitness are popular amongst the locals and the tourists, and in this context you can find an incredible range of health…

Best Cafés to Work from in Barcelona (With WiFi)

As a freelancer and a lazy person who likes it when other people make food for her, I spend quite a lot of my work time in cafés here in Barcelona. Here’s a list of some of my favourite spots in the city for working, coffee drinking and snacking, in no particular order…   SandwiChez…

Where to Find the Best Cake in Barcelona

Cake, glorious cake. My cake consumption has taken a hit recently. I've been trying to eat less dairy products, so my cake options are becoming more limited. My quest to reduce my refined sugar intake is also (and rightly) having an impact. So, as I sit here on a sunny Sunday afternoon drinking my almond…

South Africa Safari – September 2017

It's taken me far too long to write this post about our South Africa trip last year. My excuse is that the trip was so incredible that it was difficult to sum it up in a way that did it justice. The post that follows is definitely too long to be classed as a summary,…