They say in the Azores that you can experience every season in one day. So you can imagine our surprise (and smugness) when every day for the first five days we woke up to blue skies and sunshine. However finally on day six our luck ended and we experienced the true Azorean weather - of … Continue reading Ponta da Ferraria, Azores
Everywhere in the world has what I call its "postcard picture": for France it's the Eiffel Tower, for Peru its Macchu Piccu, for London its Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament. Well for the Azores it's Sete Cidades, the famous blue and green lakes on the west side of Sao Miguel: We visited Sete … Continue reading The Fire Lake, Sao Miguel
Last week RBJ and I were lucky enough to spend a few days at Soho Farmhouse for a friend's wedding. The Farmhouse is part of the chic Soho House group, which has hotels around the world including London, Istanbul, Miami, NY and Barcelona. As it's a members only club, they only do weddings on Thursdays … Continue reading A little bit of luxury @ Soho Farmhouse
I first stumbled upon Siam Beauty as a recommendation from one of my sisters. She had been living in Wandsworth for a year before RBJ and I moved to our first London flat in Clapham and told us about this place on Lavender Hill where you could have a one hour Thai or Swedish massage … Continue reading The cheapest massage in South London?
With nine months to go until "I do", RBJ and I are feeling pretty on top of the wedding plans: venue, photographer and caterers are all booked, bridesmaids and best men have been asked (and said yes!), wedding dress is bought and as of last Saturday, we have our ceilidh band. HURRAH! However there is … Continue reading The Best Sauna in the World (according to Google)
It was while travelling in South America in 2009, that RBJ and I discovered our love for the hot waters of this world. I dug out some photos of the first hot spring we ever visited; Las Aguas Termales de Laguna Salada in Bolivia at 4800m above sea level, and fell in love all over again: springs = … Continue reading It all began at 4800m…