eat local – the raeburn

“The Raeburn was built in 1832 as an elegant Georgian family home and has now been transformed into an exquisite boutique hotel, boasting ten bedrooms, bar, restaurant, library, private dining and conference room and outside terraced area, the only one of its kind in the area.” –   I am always looking or great […]

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The Yacht Week 2016

What a week. If you don’t know what Yacht Week is then look it up. This was my third trip to Croatia, the first being a 5 day stop during interailling, the second was 4 years ago on my first holiday with Tom where we first got a taste of Yacht Week and finally got […]

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China Throwback – Part 2 Breakfast

    I have always been told that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Meeting people from all over the world and sharing the blessing that is breakfast together I wanted to find out how everyone eats at home. Lunch/dinner/afternoon tea/midnight snacks I feel are interchangeable (a little) between countries but breakfast is something […]

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China Throwback – Part 1 – habits

Stumbling across my old travel diary from my business/language exchange in Shanghai last summer reminded of some very interesting comparisons between our very (sometimes overly) polite British habits and Chinese habits. These are some habits to be aware of if travelling to China for the first time. Spitting & Hauking This habit I could not get […]

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