Favourite Amsterdam Houses

I went to Amsterdam for my birthday this weekend and also got to visit my dad who was there on business – best birthday present ever! As I had already spent a few days there last autumn I didn’t have any typical touristy things to tick off the list this time, so I mostly spent […]

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Côte d’Azur Day 4: Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat

Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild

Another magical place I had seen on social media recently was the Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild on the Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat peninsula a short bus ride away from Nice. This pink mansion was built between 1905-1912 for a Rothschild Baroness and is filled with artwork and rare porcelain. As this was our last day in France and we had […]

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Côte d’Azur Day 3: Menton and Monaco

Menton, France

The last time I came to the South of France I was told to give Menton a miss because there were prettier towns to explore during our limited number of days there. However, after seeing so many pictures of that iconic view from Quai Impératrice Eugénie, I decided to make the journey there one morning […]

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Côte d’Azur Day 2: Èze-Village

Èze-Village, French Riviera

I’ve already written a post about the incredible hilltop village of Èze – it was back in 2014 at the end of my semester abroad in Paris and I was completely blown away. You can read that blog post where I describe how to get there and see some pictures from a much foggier day […]

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Côte d’Azur Day 1: Nice and Villefranche-sur-Mer

Nice, French Riviera

I almost had to split this post into two parts because I seemed to take a ridiculous number of photos on our first day in the Côte d’Azur (the excitement was real) but finally I was able to edit them down to a reasonable number. We began our day’s walk by strolling along the Promenade […]

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The Ivy Soho Brasserie

Last week I was lucky enough to be invited to the Ivy Soho Brasserie preview with my lovely friend @meanderingmacaron. If you’ve followed me for a while you’ll probably know that I love the Ivy Chelsea Garden, especially for a leisurely weekend breakfast, so I was so excited to try the Ivy’s newest offering. The terrace […]

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