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Thompson Chicago Hotel bar

Having never been to Chicago before, we were looking for a hotel that was in a good location, had a spacious room, was decorated well and had a good bar. We found all of this and more at the Thompson Chicago when we stayed six nights over New Year. Situated

Lullaby book

Ten happy things – January 19


At the end of each month I like to look back and reflect on ten things that made me happy and that I’m grateful for. Here’s my ten happy things for January! Ringing in the New Year in Chicago We spent New Year in Chicago and loved it! What a


For our two week holiday last year, we visited Mumbai and then the Seychelles. We stayed six nights at the Four Seasons Desroches and then one night at the Four Seasons Seychelles on Mahé as we had an early flight home the next day. Here’s what we thought of our

Fresh pasta dishes from Lina Stores

I’ve been wanting to go to Lina Stores for ages but every time I went to book, they didn’t have any availability! That’s how popular it is. I finally managed to get a table for lunch on Saturday, so was it worth the wait? Lina Stores, the deli on Brewer

Seychelles Desroches beach

Growing up in South Africa, the Seychelles or Mauritius was always a popular holiday destination for people as they’re only about a five hour flight away, yet I’d not been to either. In November we combined Mumbai with a week in the Seychelles – a bit of an odd choice,

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