This month for the travel linkup we’re talking all things take-aways; souvenirs, lessons, that sort of metaphysical meandering. But, I’m going to go a little more literal. Travel Takeaways. As in actual foods, usually found in cartons, that have been spoilt by visiting their country of origin or somewhere that really surprised us. It’s the gourmet equivalent of meeting your heroes, and once you start travelling you’ll always look back on amazing food that you… View Post

A (Too) Quick City Break in York.

A (Too) Quick City Break in York.

Much like the Grand Old Duke of York, who had ten thousand men and marched them up to the top of the hill, and then marched them down again, I can’t get enough of York… (because he visited repeatedly, that was obvious, right?) Having visited nearly half a dozen times over the years, and somehow not managing to share it on my blog over the years, I would say that although you could visit from… View Post

10 things you have to do in New York

10 things you have to do in New York

*Warning I: This is definitely not an insiders guide to New York City* **Warning II: Don’t lose your camera in the airport at the end of your holiday** ***Warning III: Don’t relive memories of old travels as they will make you misty eyed*** I was asked the other day for must-dos in New York – I’ve only been once so I’m definitely no expert, but my favourite spots we visited were all utterly quintessential. It… View Post

Katz’s Diner – New York Restaurant Review

Katz’s Diner – New York Restaurant Review

Oi Vey! One thing we had to try when we were in the Big Apple was Katz’s Pastrami on Rye sandwich, found in Manhattans Lower East Side.. Just how good can a sandwich be? (Ps. check out the sign top left hand corner) Proper pastrami, fresh and hot from the oven. None of that cold refrigerated plastic supermarket stuff here thank you! I’m not going to bother describing this sandwich. Look how tender it is (and… View Post

#foodporn adventures in New York

#foodporn adventures in New York

WARNING, this post will make you hungry & possibly cause your credit card to jump out of your wallet and book a flight to NYC.  FroYo – Cake Batter, Original, Pistachio & Double Chocolate. Mmmmmmmmmmmm  We came, we saw, we explored, we loved and we ate. oh boy we ate! The brilliant thing about holidays are how much you walk. Sightseeing, lack of transport familiarity and getting lost between the sightseeing places. Oh,… View Post