Five ways to liven up your lunch break

As I work a desk job where I’m online all day, it’s really important to my well-being to take a proper lunch break and go outside to get some fresh air. I’m guessing many of you work desk jobs too, stuck in front of a computer all day. Instead of munching on your lunch at your desk, do yourself a favour and take a proper break. Your mind, and body, will thank you for it! Not sure what to do on your lunch break? Here are five things I like to do to liven up, not only my lunch break,…

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Cape Town – the jewel in South Africa’s crown

I was fortunate enough to grow up in Durban, which has a beautiful coastline and is less than a three hour drive to the awe-inspiring Drakensberg mountains but it’s Cape Town that I keep wanting to return to. It’s hard to describe the vibe that Cape Town gives off but I urge you to visit it if you’re planning a trip to South Africa. Here are five reasons why: 1. Table Mountain Arguably the most iconic landmark in South Africa and boasting panoramic views over the city – it’s also the most photographed landmark. There are two ways to get…

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The best tapas in London

So far my experience of Spain has consisted of an Easter Weekend spent in Barcelona and a day trip to San Sebastián when I was in Biarritz, so I certainly cannot claim to be expert in authentic Tapas. However, I’d like to share my favourite Tapas restaurant in London with you – Ibérica. Although it’s a chain (five in London and one in Manchester), each restaurant is unique – and I should know as I’ve been to three of them. My favourite is the one in Marylebone, a mere 5 minute walk from Great Portland Street tube station. My next favourite…

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Palermo – the ultimate long weekend break

We’ve been to Palermo, in Sicily, once before – for one night only – on our way back from Favignana, an island in Sicily. We’d been looking to book a long weekend away in Italy for a while and it was whilst watching Ainsley Harriot’s Street food Palermo episode that we decided to return for a long weekend. A mere two and a half hour flight from London and you’re in a place that has the best of both worlds – a city full of history plus magnificent beaches. We flew out with Ryanair and landed around 9pm local time.…

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