Just a stone’s throw from London, the impressive estate of Luton Hoo offers a chance to indulge in a spot of luxury. We’re talking spa, afternoon tea, fancy dinner, top notch hotel kind of luxury. After sampling afternoon tea at Luton Hoo a couple of months ago, I was back on…

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Monkey Island Afternoon Tea

As a treat for my boyfriend, I thought it’d be nice to take him for afternoon tea. We’d already decided we were going to spend the day at Windsor Castle, so decided it’d be good to look for somewhere in that area. Windsor and the surrounding areas are lovely, so…

Ben’s Cookies

In this world there are cookies, and then there are Ben’s Cookies. Located in several cities across England, with a number of shops in London (thankfully!), there are plenty of opportunities to sample the delights on offer in store. Each shop I’ve been to – maybe four? – has been…

La Costa Tapas Bar, Tenerife

I love tapas. It might even be my favourite food. So whenever my boyfriend and I are in a Spanish country, we try our best to sample the local tapas. La Costa is just one of the tapas bars we have visited, but it offers so much more than just…

Afternoon Tea at The Wolseley

Spending a few hours at the Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition is a great way to work up an appetite, and before long it was time to get our fill of sophisticated finger sandwiches and cakes at The Wolseley. A cafe-restaurant in the high-end Mayfair area of London, The Wolseley…

La Tasca, Windsor

Tapas is my favourite meal, no question about it. But tapas can vary so much, that you can’t always be sure what you’re going to get. As far as I’m aware, the traditional tapas is Spanish, but when trying to find a tapas bar near my home I stumbled upon…