The Four Seasons Hotel Hampshire & Wild Carrot Restaurant

This afternoon Dan and I had been invited on a special treat.  We’d been offered a stay at the  Four Seasons Hotel Hampshire including dinner, to try their new menu at the Wild Carrot Restaurant.  The Four Seasons Hotel Hampshire is a restored 18th-century manor set in 500 acres of picturesque grounds.  When you come…

Royal Savoy Hotel, Lausanne, Switzerland

Recently, I spent a beautiful Foodie weekend in Lausanne, Switzerland to experience everything that the area has to offer.  I visited ‘Les Caves Ouvertes‘ (a wine tasting festival) and sampled many of the local wines.  We tried many restaurants, food fairs and generally ate and drank our way around Lausanne.  Our base for the weekend…

Palazzo Ducale Venturi – Minervino di Lecce, Puglia

This weekend Dan and I were in Puglia to celebrate the festival of the Tavole di San Giuseppe.  ‘The table of St Joseph.’  We’ve been to Puglia before but never to the Salento region (the very South part).  We were lucky enough to be staying in the beautiful Palazzo Ducale Venturi in Minervino di Lecce. …

The Kallima Spa at the Hilton Syon Park Hotel, London

This weekend my mum and I were spending a night at the Hilton, Syon Park.  We were booked in for a Spa Treatment at the Kallima Spa.  This would be followed by a 3 course dinner in the Marco Pierre White Restaurant and an overnight stay. The bit I was most excited about was the…

The Swan Hotel Newby Bridge, Lake District, Cumbria

A few months ago, when I was last in the Lake District for a wedding, I entered a competition on Instagram to win a free night’s stay at The Swan Hotel Newby Bridge.  It’s a beautiful Spa Hotel just on the southernmost tip of Lake Windermere, and well, I WON!!  Dan and I started planning…