What to do in Da Nang

For the final leg of our two week trip in Vietnam, we decided to spend a few days relaxing in Da Nang. We spent four nights in Da Nang, staying at Funtastic Beach Hostel on the East side of the town. The reason we chose it was because it was a two minute walk to the…

Two days in Hanoi

Hanoi is the capital of Vietnam and the second largest city. Situated in the north, 1000 miles from Ho Chi Minh City, the best way to reach it is by air. The flight takes just over 2 hours and is better than a 35 hour train ride! We flew from HCMC early morning arriving by…

Chao Chao

Chao Chao is an oriental takeaway in West Bridgford, aiming to become the freshest, cleanest and greenest Southeast Asian takeaway you find out there in the market. I headed down last week to see what was on offer at this vibrant fast food restaurant. The place is incredibly fresh with a street food feel as…

Harts Restaurant – Nottingham

Hart’s Restaurant is somewhere I have always wanted to visit… in about 10 years time. The impression I have always had is that it is sophisticated fine dining that I will love, but not until I am older. I have no idea why I have this impression, maybe because whenever anyone tells me how much…

Nottingham Food Festival Wollaton Park 2018

This morning I headed along to the Living Heritage food festival at Wollaton Park for the third year running. I absolutely love the mix of creative stalls, food stands and of course foodie bits to purchase! We arrived at 11.30am and it was pretty packed, in fact the food tents were rammed. It’s always good…

Mowgli Street Food – Nottingham

Mowgli in Nottingham has been on the cards for a while and last week it finally opened. Located in Hockley at 1 Stoney Street (The big pink building on the corner opposite Void and across the road from Ice Nine) it is a three storey building standing out from the crowd. Would Hockley, known for…

Valentina Harris at the School of Artisan Food

Valentina Harris is an expert in Italian cooking, and at the start of July I was very lucky to be invited to attend a cookery class with Valentina at the School of Artisan Food, located in the stunning grounds of Welbeck Estate. The School of Artisan food is a registered charity and has been open…

Rikshaw Urban Indian Kitchen – Sherwood

Having seen all the Instagram and Facebook posts, I was super excited to try out Rikshaw Indian Kitchen, at 615 Mansfield Road. The food looked amazing and the menu sounded fun, so I messaged on Facebook asking to book a table for myself and 2 friends. Silly me! Turns out it is a takeaway! Their…

East Midlands Airport Review

When does your holiday start? As soon as you finish your last day of work and put your out of office on? Getting through security at the airport? Putting your key in the hotel room door and sipping your first cocktail? I doubt anyone would answer ‘Waiting in line at airport security’. I’ll be honest,…

Guest Post – Three Austrian Mountain Passes That You Have To Visit

Whilst I am off exploring Vietnam with Eleanor (keep up to date with my travels via INSTAGRAM and TWITTER) I have some bloggers taking over my site! Here is Susanne talking about Three Austrian mountain passes that you have to visit! “I am Susanne from https://www.floralcars.com/ – a motorsport enthusiast, rookie road tripper, and blogger. I regularly…

Sushimania All you can eat – Nottingham

A few weeks ago I wrote about how Sushimania had opened in Nottingham. I ordered a takeaway one lunch time to try it out. Read about it HERE. One of the main reasons Sushimania has been so popular in Nottingham is that it offers an ‘all you can eat’ sushi experience for £16.80! It sounds…

The Hockley Arts Club – Nottingham

The Hockley Arts Club is located through a nondescript alleyway on Carlton Street. If you didn’t know it was there, you may never find it. Hockley Arts Club is the place to go for amazing cocktails in a stunning setting, but is it the place you should be going for fantastic grub too? I was…