Around the world at dinner – Panda Mami Chester review


  Way back when it still used to be tucked neatly away on Newgate Street in Chester, I used to absolutely love Buffet City. I mean who doesn’t crave for an all-you-can-eat Chinese buffet every now and again? So when Buffet City was no more I felt like there was a restaurant sized hole in my culinary choices in my…

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5 tips to get more out of your travel money


  Alright, I know it’s barely 2017 but I’m already planning all the holidays hubby and I are going to be taking this year. Firstly, obviously, is the long overdue return to the motherland. I haven’t had a chance to visit Finland for two years now, and that is two years too many if you ask my momma or my…

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Breakfast pit stop: Loving the Edinburgh Larder


  Right. This post is unashamedly basking in the glorious light that is The Edinburgh Larder. The breakfast game is strong with these guys and I’ll tell you exactly why.   Launched in 2009, The Edinburgh Larder Café professes to love making homemade granola, porridge cooked to order with a selection of toppings, or wedges of toast with homemade jam.…

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None of this New Year, New Me b*llocks


  It’s a little belated, but Merry Christmas and a happy New Year y’all! You may have noticed I took a little break of blogging during the festive period and it was totally on purpose. No, it really was – I needed a break from the computer and wanted to concentrate on friends, family and festivities for a few days…

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About beer and why more women should drink it


   “Hi, my name is Kat, and I like beer.”   No, I’m not a member of the AA (Alcoholics Anonymous) or even of the AB (Anonymous Beerlovers), this is how I usually introduce myself when I meet new people. Why? Not because I think beer drinkers are an identifiable group like Lambrini Girls, but because beer is what I…

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Christmas lunch at the Faulkner


Every year a girlfriend of mine organises a whopping large group of us to get together for a Christmas lunch, where we raise a glass to celebrate friendship, the holidays, and loved ones who are no longer with us. Don’t get me wrong, it’s not a sad affair. It’s very festive and it’s about celebrating friends and family, past and present…

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Christmas Beer Tasting


  Ho ho ho y’all! If there’s anything screams “Noel” more than Christmas beer, mince pies, piggies in blankets and cheese I don’t really want to know about it. Needless to say the Christmas beer tasting session I hosted in Chester Beer and Wine yesterday ticked all of my festive boxes.   It was all “ho, ho, ho” and not…

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The Liebster Award – Discover new Blogs


  Aww you guys! I’m kinda stoked that I’ve been nominated for a Liebster award by the girlies behind IntotheCity and The Wandereuse. Cheers girlies. You rocked my little socks with your super kind words 😊   So what’s it all about then? The Liebster Award is a way of recognizing fellow bloggers for their efforts and accomplishments, and spreading…

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