Stockholm – Fika for two in the Swedish capital

Maybe it was just the pristine blue skies, but the people of Stockholm seemed happy, with the positive vibe contagious from one street to the next. Encouraged by the conditions, and with Stockholm City passes to hand, we headed water bound, taking maximum advantage of 48 hours unlimited use of the city boat system which,…

Summer in Catalonia, the home of Game of Thrones

After a glorious visit to Barcelona in 2015 it was obvious the Catalonia region of Spain has a lot to offer with unique cuisine, bundles of history and fantastic coastlines. And with Girona’s historic charm showcased in Game of Thrones, plus its proximity to the coastal haven of Palafrugell, we were sold on a two…

Wright Brothers Spitalfields – Bombay Sapphire Terrace

We all love a trip to Spitalfields. Whether its browsing market stalls, sampling authentic street food, exporing the surrounding Shoreditch or all of the above. And with the introduction of The Kitchens providing new locations for existing London restaurants and a permenant home for graduating street food vendors, there’s even more to explore under one…

Bovino Steakhouse – Quinta do Lago

The latest addition to Quinta do Lago’s already thriving gastro scene, Bovino Steakhouse serves up the finest local dry-aged beef in a stunning location, neighbouring sister restaurant Casa Velha. Bovino’s chic interior designed by internationally renowned Lázaro Roza-Violán,  uses traditional materials such as coloured tiles and Portuguese ‘calçada’ ooring, combined with a contemporary urban approach…

Casa Velha – Quinta do Lago

Awe inspiring views of the Ria Formosa Nature Reserve play the perfect backdrop to Quinta do Lago’s fine dining restaurant Casa Velha. The long-standing and much celebrated culinary venue re-opened in 2015 with a brand new look, retaining its class and incredible flavours. Casa Velha is headed up by Chef Yannick, who’s creative style of…

Quinta do Lago – Laranjal Golf Course

A round at Quinta do Lago’s Laranjal course is any golfers dream. Immaculately maintained, the championship course takes no prisoners with precision play demanded from would be victors. Add to this the sophisticated white leather, GPS enabled buggies with distance to pin stats and Laranjal’s as standard TaylorMade M2 rental set and you may, after…

Quinta do Lago – The Emerald of the Algarve

A trip to the Algarve has long been on our list of must visit destinations combining unique cuisine, rolling landscapes and a global reputation as a leading golf and leisure destination. Focussing on the central Algarve, Quinta do Lago’s shining reviews could not be ignored, no easy feat in an area renowned for some of…

Tejaprana Resort & Spa – A jungle oasis

Think of Bali and images of jungle wonders, perfect beaches and abundant culture and cuisine are sure to come to mind. So on booking flights to this South East Asian Oasis the pressure really is on to find the right stay that will grant a magical trip to be remembered. With so many unique stays…

JinJuu, Hong Kong- Soju Brunch

We are massive fans of Chef Judy Joo’s, JinJuu in London, so when were invited to try the new weekend Soju Brunch at JinJuu Hong Kong we were thrilled. Brunch seems to be the ‘in’ thing at the moment among the foodie crowd, and when it involves unlimited booze and KFC (Korean Fried Chicken) we…

Gastronomy alive and well in Caleta de Fuste – Restaurante Volcano

Fuerteventura proved the perfect location for Summer ’16 sun worshiping, but did it have the food to match? A brief stroll around Caleta de Fuste revealed a swarm of curry houses, some sitting below Hong Kong diners creating intertwined kitchen scents that lingered like lost ghosts. We are huge fans of curry, however, after a…