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2019 – The Year of Travel

Nothing cleanses my soul like a good holiday! Whether it’s a staycation in the UK, a couple of weeks with family in Tuscany or a romantic city break with the hubby, I always feel revitalised, re-motivated and content after some time away. Working for myself technically gives me the flexibility when it comes to travel, however we’re becoming bound my school holidays and the busier both the hubby and I get at work, actually leaves less time for big holidays. BUT, I don’t want to compromise on travel, as I know it truly makes us happy and I feel the cultural experiences are so beneficial for the kids at this age. I’ve therefore vowed that 2019 will be the year of travel for us and here’s where I want to go!…

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in Couples Getaways, Travel

Babymoon at Swinton Estate, Yorkshire

If you’ve followed me on here or on my social media for a little while, you’ll know I’m due to give birth to our second child any day now. You’ll also know that I run my own business and have found juggling the work-life balance, whilst pregnant, quite tough. It’s been hard to let go, stop working and rest-up when my body has been telling me I need to! So it took me until I was 37 weeks pregnant to arrange a babymoon at Swinton Estate, Yorkshire…long overdue!Continue reading

in Food Lovers, Foodie Posts, Italy, Travel

An Enchanting Dinner Party in Florence with EatWith

Our recent escapade to Tuscany for nearly a month was so fantastic. We revisited our favourite spots and discovered new ones. But one of the stand-out memories for me was the most amazing dinner party in Florence, which we were invited to by EatWith.

As you’ll know, I love a foodie experience, particularly an Italian foodie experience. When EatWith got in touch with me to tell me about a number of their hosts in Tuscany, I couldn’t say no to an invitation to dinner at somebody’s house in the hills surrounding Florence. And that’s the beauty of EatWith, you have dinner at someone’s house, so it’s as authentic as you can get!

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