London – Toast Rack, Wandsworth

Toast Rack is one of my favourite breakfast place in London, it is an artisan bakery, coffee shop and café right next to Wandsworth Common.  It is slightly off the main strip of coffee shops and retailers, which makes it an even better find. They sell naturally leavened sourdough and speciality breads that are baked on site, which you also …

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London -Queen of Hoxton Rooftop (Skye Halla)

Over the weekend I headed over to Shoreditch, where we visited the great Queen of Hoxton pop up rooftop bar, Skye Halla. The Queen of Hoxton is part of the Mothership Group which owns a collection of great bars located in and around Shoreditch, they have also recently opened doors in 2015 in the seaside city of Brighton with …

London – Battersea Firework Night

"Remember Remember the 5th of November!" Bonfire Night is a very English tradition, which is also known as Fireworks' Night or Guy Fawkes Night. It dates back to the Gunpowder Plot of 1605, when Catholic conspirator Guy Fawkes tried to blow up the Houses of Parliament and King James I. Ever since that night, people go out on …

London Day Out – Broadway Market

Broadway Market is one of London's best and kind of 'secret' markets, which is nestled into the lovely East London. Of course, there are plenty of hidden markets in and around London, nonetheless, markets such as Borough, Spitalfields and even Brixton markets are now full of tourists and actually not really that enjoyable, unless you like …

London – Here East, The Breakfast Club, Hackney Wick

The Breakfast Club/ Hackney Wick Weekends are all about brunch and having lazy mornings.  After spending 9 months travelling down the East Coast of Australia, there are ample day time, brunch, coffee shops and restaurants that serve delicious fresh/organic cups of coffee and all-day breakfast offerings.  However, returning to London it is a lot harder …

Amsterdam – Best Tapas Restaurant (Pata Negra)

I made a very quick, two day, trip to Amsterdam over the weekend. I have previously been to Amsterdam a few times and it definitely has to be one of the most charming cities that I have been to. I love its thin brick buildings, surrounded by often rainy skyline, an interesting history, and the people seem to have a very easy going …

Best Coffee Shop in London | Allpress Dalston

 I cannot say that I am the biggest coffee fan in the world.  However, I found this little gem of a coffee shop up in Dalston called Allpress. Allpress are Coffee Roasters and Espresso specialists, first established in New Zealand in 1986. They now own a multiple of roasterys across the world including Auckland, Dunedin, …