CAKE AT VERSAILLES

As charming as I find the Marie Antoinette reference, please don’t be terribly upset that there are in fact no photos of actual cake on this page. We had croissants (in the plural) for breakfast and found some beautiful macarons if that is any great consolation! Does anyone remember the Marie Antoinette film starring Kirsten Dunst from a while back…
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3 HOURS IN LJUBLJANA

In spite of the transport difficulties and the rain, we did make it to Ljubljana which was eerily quiet owing to the Feast Day holiday but very atmospheric nonetheless. Check out these beautiful canals to rival Amsterdam (could be controversial!) We took a simple bus from Lake Bled to Ljubljana which was straightforward to organise and isn’t too far a trip.…
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A WEEKEND IN BUDAPEST

Budapest is a stunning and an interesting choice for a weekend away, rich in history, with wonderful food and nightlife. Budapest developed as two distinct cities of Buda and Pest. The Buda side today is more beautiful, calmer and more residential whereas Pest houses a lot of the nightlife and restaurants. Szechenyi baths There is a great deal of choice when…
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AUTUMN LEAVES IN LITTLE VENICE

I couldn’t resist an autumnal trip to Little Venice in Paddington this week! I had never actually been before surprisingly enough so only knew what to expect from Instagram. The Little Venice area is a short walk along a stretch of the Grand Union Canal home to several waterside boat cafes and pubs. I’ve always thought how terribly interesting it…
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