When private chef Lee Pennington came to cook for us at the Blog House, I was a little disappointed to find there was no vegetarian option – but that was all but forgotten when I saw the dessert. The cute little chocolate and raspberry filled cups were out of this world delicious.
It’s time for my pick of October’s best travel blog posts. Some time spent at TBU and TBEX in September meant I got introduced to a lot of new gems, which is where many of these came from… Read more
Travelling in the olden days, by which I mean 10 years ago, used to mean guaranteed internet-free periods. You’d have to seek out a fluorescent-lit hole filled with god-forsaken PCs struggling along on Windows 98. Nowadays, a laptop is almost as common as Imodium on every traveller’s packing list. A hostel without wi-fi is like a cafe without coffee, and travellers sit fixed to their Facebooks or downloaded episodes of Breaking Bad. Read more
On what would have been my Mum’s 54th birthday, Steve and I went up to the Cerro San Bernardo in Salta and made a toast while watching the sun go down. It felt like she was talking to us through the light.
Dan and Audrey are the creators of one of my favourite blogs, Uncornered Market. I was delighted to hang out with them on a trip to the Douro Valley in Portugal, and couldn’t resist interviewing them for If I had a Superpower. Read more
My heels hover above the ground in downward dog, I wobble in tree and tortoise looks like a distant dream, yet in a few days time I start a month-long yoga teacher training course. This might sound akin to someone rubbish at gymnastics becoming a gym coach, but there are a few differences. Read more