Cotswolds: Woodstock & Blenheim Palace

While I was still in Edinburgh, I met a friend of a friend who grew up in nearby Chipping Norton. Having a local in my grasp, I of course grilled him for recommendations. He told me about a pub I could walk to, a pathway that was great if I could find a dog to borrow, and a gorgeous poppy…
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Cotswolds: Daytrip to Bath

I’ve always wanted to explore the city of Bath, and since we had her dad’s car on loan for the weekend I jumped at the opportunity to take a day trip from Kingham! After a winding drive through beautiful country lanes, we parked the car at what is perhaps the most iconic part of Bath- The Royal Crescent. Having lived in Edinburgh…
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Cotswolds: The Wild Rabbit, Kingham

In the UK, everyone has their ‘local’. It’s the neighbourhood pub they’ll retire to after a long day for a pint, or to gather on Sunday with friends and family for a roast. The Wild Rabbit is mine. The Wild Rabbit might just be the most beautiful pub you’ve stepped foot in. Owned and designed by the same Lady Bamford of…
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Cotswolds: Luxury Retreat at Daylesford Farmhouse

I love London, I swear. It’s got an incredible energy, with endless opportunities beckoning to you around every corner. But the older I’ve gotten, the more I’ve appreciated being able to escape it all. Luckily, my best friend has a cottage in the most beautiful corner of the world: the Cotswolds. And not just that, she’s got a place in Kingham,…
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Italy: Giolitti, Rome

I had a lot of espresso in Italy, each one seemingly better than the last. The atmosphere varies widely from cafe to cafe, each with their own eccentricities and vibes. Of all of the ones I visited, Giolitti was probably my favourite. Giolitti is somewhat of an establishment in Rome. Just a stone’s throw from the parliament, it’s somewhere you’ll often see…
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