Ping Coombes’ Breakfast Club at Chi Kitchen, London

Food has this amazing way of triggering memories, don’t you think? Apple pie reminds me of my mum (because her homemade one is the best ever), goulash make me think of my losing bet on Hungary for Eurovision 2014. So…

Travelling by Ferry Between New Zealand’s North and South Islands

The day I boarded the ferry over to New Zealand’s South Island, I wasn’t feeling too pretty. A 6am departure meant getting up super early, but it also meant leaving behind beautiful Wellington – a city that I had shown…

Craft Beer Tasting at Hof Ten Dormaal Brewery, Leuven

Imagine a brewery and what kind of place comes to your mind? Metal containers, huge vats and a sterile environment. Sure there might be a great bar attached to it, but from my experience, breweries are either in an industrial…

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The Trip I Really Don’t Want to Take

I’ve always been proud of my heritage. As I grew up, I always knew the privilege of being half-Jamaican; experiencing a different culture from the day I was born, albeit second-hand. Despite knowing my background and being pretty well-travelled, I’ve…

Traditional Claypot Rice at Four Seasons, Hong Kong

Hong Kong is a city that fascinates me in its juxtaposition of modern and traditional, and there’s no expression that shows that any more clearly than in the variety of food available. I’ve had wonderful brunches in Hong Kong that…

Staying in Beautiful Montmartre, Paris

On my first trip to Paris, I stayed in Montmartre. Accommodation was organised by my friend who has been there before, I just kind of tagged along for the ride, put the address into Citymapper and navigated the Metro to…

Pre-Flight Relaxation at No.1 Airport Lounge, Gatwick

Being a frequent flier, I don’t find airports as stressful as I used to. Flying alone means I have my routine nailed: I know what clothes set off alarms, I know what I have to take out of my carry-on…

Nine Amazing Foods to Try at Salamanca Market, Tasmania

The incredible Salamanca Market in Tasmania is, without question, the best food experience I have ever had. To open a post with that line is one hell of a statement, but the variety of foods on offer meant we literally…