Afternoon Tea at Julien Plumart, Brighton

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Julien Plumart Cafe et Patisserie. 48 Queens Rd, Brighton BN1 3XB. Afternoon tea for four.

To celebrate my Mum’s birthday we spent a surprisingly sunny day in Brighton and enjoyed afternoon tea at Julien Plumart on East Street. A bit different to traditional afternoon teas I’ve tried at places like The Grand Brighton Hotel and South Lodge Hotel, this French patisserie was really something special. View Full Post

Where To Find London’s Best Street Art

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I go up to London a lot and if I can, try to see what can be done around the city for free. There’s lot of museums and art galleries, but it can be more of a struggle if you’re looking for free things to do outside. There is the nose tour if you’ve heard of that, where you follow a trail of noses around the capital… not something I’ve done yet! View Full Post

Sunrise Breakfast at the Duck & Waffle

Duck and Waffle Breakfast

Duck & Waffle. 110 Bishopsgate (Heron Tower), London EC2N 4AY. Breakfast for two.

For our 7th anniversary, I booked us a table for two at the now legendary Duck & Waffle, a luxurious restaurant located on the 40th floor of the Heron Tower in central London. Most people who end up here at the break of dawn have little choice due the waiting list for dinner, but I wanted to make the most of a weekend in London and an early start here seemed perfect. View Full Post

Visiting the Cereal Killer Cafe, London

Cereal Killer Cafe Exterior

Cereal Killer Cafe. 139 Brick Ln, London E1 6SB. Saturday afternoon cereal for two.

One of the best things about going on holiday is breakfast at the hotel where you can mix cereals. It’s just not the sort of luxury you have at home very often and opens up a lot of tasty possibilities. For this reason, after the media hype had settled down, I visited the Cereal Killer Cafe and enjoyed mixed cereals in this unique environment. View Full Post

5 Tips for Photographing Historical Sites

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When we travel it’s an exciting time to explore and a great opportunity to put photography skills to the test. Historical sites, such as Pompeii or Stonehenge, are often hugely rewarding to visit and offer little gems for keen travel photographers.

With that in mind, here are my top tips for photographing historical sites, along with some advice on how to plan ahead for the best opportunities. View Full Post