Eats & Explores: Venice doesn’t have to be pricey!

Confession time. I love Venice! Many people don’t. People will often say it’s smelly, there are too many tourists, it’s too expensive, or perhaps all three. I disagree! The smelly thing – I’ve now been twice when it’s very hot (July and an unseasonably warm September) and another time in the rain (also September) and…

Eats & Explores: My Padstow Top 5

Last weekend my husband Chris and I decided to make the most of a rare child free and work free weekend to take a trip to one of our favourite places – Cornwall. Unfortunately due to it being the school hols, our options were somewhat limited with prices inflated and a number of places imposing a…

Eats & Explores: A night in Mumbles

Last weekend I decided to take advantage of having been ‘abandoned’ (Hubby and munchkins have escaped to Tropical Islands Germany, guest post from them coming soon) and whisked Mum away for her first ever AirBnB experience. Being the first Friday of the school holidays I didn’t want to drive too far, so chose Mumbles as it’s…

Explores: My Barcelona Top 5

A year ago today was the last day of my incredible Barcelona Hen Do, organised by my amazing Maid of Honour Jen and Bridesmaid Kerrie. I was lucky enough to find out the location a week before our departure over a glass of prosecco (🥂 what else?!) and I was super excited to visit Barcelona again,…

Eats: San Martino, Cardiff Bay

Last weekend I was treated to a day out in Cardiff from my bestie Jen (@jen.on.tour on Insta), for belated birthday celebrations, culminating in a meal at San Martino. NB: My birthday is in Jan – but hey, we’re not that organised! 🙈 Plus the weather was slightly better than it would have been 😎 Jen…

Explores: Gromit Unleashed (2) – What’s it all about?

If you know anyone from Bristol – online or in ‘real life’, you may have noticed beautifully decorated sculptures of Aardman characters Wallace, Gromit, and Feathers McGraw popping up on your Facebook/Instagram/Twitter since the weekend. Many of you know all about it, but for the benefit of those like my lovely (when she wants to…