Category Archives: Travel

This is a post about perfume that begins with a story about the ballet: I trained classically until I was in university and to this day, few things get my heart going as much as seeing the maestro’s wand go up, the curtain rise and the first point shoe peak out on stage. (We won’t delve into […]

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This post is going to clearly indicate my age. Rewind a fair few moons ago and you would find new-to-Europe Jessica: in Paris, fresh with a French-English dictionary, an A-Z guide to town and a pocket full of travellers cheques. I arrived in Paris the year that the euro was introduced so its fair to […]

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Welcome to what might be the world’s longest post on Prague. Truth is – Prague deserves it. It is one of those magical cities that – despite having visited before – I still found myself wishing I had more time to explore. I want to go back in every season. Its a place of beauty […]

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Fact: everyone should visit Prague at Christmas once in their lifetime. This is what my fellow Londoners Jo (CandidsbyJo), Jacintha (Urban Pixxels), Geraldine (Little Big Bell), Christina and I immediately figured out upon arriving for a stay at The Augustine, a Luxury Collection by Starwood hotel with a very special past and present. Here is a first […]

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As soon as I told my cab driver I was in town to write a guide for 36 hours in Edinburgh, he chuckled and said in his delightful brogue “I can write it for you: everything in Edinburgh is just grand.” Fast forward 36 hours later – one thrillingly wet visit from Storm Abigail, one fantastic museum discovery, […]

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