Cafes, Casual Dining, Food

A La Mexicana

A La Mexicana - tacos

I’d say this little Bearwood eatery was a hidden gem, but that would be a lie. A La Mexicana has been there, quietly serving amazing food for a few months now, literally ten minutes from my front door. Then suddenly, it got discovered, and everyone and their cat has been shouting about how great it …

Days Out, Travel

Is Legoland Windsor Worth Visiting Without Kids?

Is Legoland Windsor Worth Visiting Without Kids

Once again, I’m visiting the kind of attractions people usually take their kids to. Like West Midland Safari Park and Warwick Castle before, this time I’m investing whether or not Legoland Windsor is worth visiting without kids. Dave is a huge Lego nerd and had been making some noises about wanting to check out Legoland …

Arts and Culture, Days Out, Lifestyle, Travel

Is Warwick Castle Worth Visiting Without Kids?

Is Warwick Castle worth visiting without kids?

Days out in the UK can be a challenge if you’re don’t have children. A lot of tourist attractions are heavily aimed at families, and it can be tough to work out if there will be enough for adults to do. Last summer I tried a child-free trip to West Midland Safari Park. A few …

Casual Dining, Food, Foodie News

BA-HA Pop-Up Coming To Pineapple Club

Pineapple Club

If you’re looking for vegan food in the city centre, you need to head to the Great Western Arcade. Already home to a vegetarian and a vegan restaurant, the arcade is about to become an even bigger vegan hotspot. The award-winning BA-HA, fresh from a stint in Digbeth, will be popping up at The Pineapple …

Disney, Travel

Which Disney World Park Is Best For Adults?

Best Disney World Park For Adults

Disney’s just for kids, right? WRONG. There’s plenty to do at Disney World for adults, and lots of good reasons why should you hit the parks without anyone under the age of 18. Disney knows this too, so there’s plenty to do in all the Disney World parks for people of all ages. What if …

Days Out, Travel, UK Breaks

Seven Things To Do In Portmeirion Village

Portmeirion

Portmeirion Village is one of the prettiest, but most surreal places I’ve ever been to. If your UK vacation is taking you to the area, you might be looking for things to do in Portmeirion. Don’t worry. I’ve got you covered. What Is Portmeirion Village? Portmeirion is a small village in North Wales. In fact, …

Food, Restaurants

The Oyster Club, Birmingham

Seafood Tagliatelle

I’ve been dying to eat at The Oyster Club since it opened, but thanks to lockdowns getting in the way, I’ve only just made it. The Oyster Club is by Adam Stokes, the chef behind Adam’s, so you know you’re going to get great food and great service. Inside, the restaurant is all soft blues, …

Casual Dining, Food, Restaurants

Where To Eat In Barmouth

Celtic Cabin food

Whenever I go anywhere, I always want to know where’s good to eat. Barmouth might not have a reputation as a foodie hotspot, but with a bit of Googling and much staring at menus, I found some excellent places to go. All tried and tested during my holiday, here’s where to eat in Barmouth. Isis …

Fine Dining, Food, Restaurants

Ad – Restaurant at Birmingham College of Food

UCB Restaurant - Gressingham Duck

Fine dining can be a fantastic foodie experience, but it’s not always affordable. If you want the quality, but not the cost, you need to visit the newly rebranded Restaurant at Birmingham College of Food. The restaurant is based in University College Birmingham and is staffed by students from the college’s chef, bakery, food service, …