5 Day Hikes In and Around London

Sometimes, you just need to escape all the concrete in our great Metropolis and head into nature for a bit of a reboot. Strolling through Hyde Park just doesn’t quite do it. Luckily for us, there are quite a few places quite close to London where you can “get back to nature” hiking trip. Within an hour from London, there is quite a choice of day hikes. Some you can… [Read More]

Exploring Mystical Bali

There is no doubt that Bali is a very Mystical place. It is almost tangible. Besides the 5 star beach resorts, there is a lot of culture to absorb on this beautiful Island.

Bay Area Day Out: Hiking in Mount Tamalpais Marin County

One of the most fun things to do in San Francisco is to venture our into the great outdoors for the day. These Northern Californians are spoilt for choice with things to do around the Bay Area. The locals in the Bay Area and all over California have been rejoicing since El Nino has been blessing them with daily rain storms, ending their 4 year drought. Not so much if… [Read More]

15 things to see and do in San Francisco and the Bay Area – Instagrammed

Take a cable car to Fisherman’s Wharf and marvel at the Sea Lions on Pier 39. Stop by at the new Sea Lion Centre there for some educational info on marine mammals. Hello sea lions! #pier39 #fishermanswharf #visitcalifornia #travel #bestpicsofsf A photo posted by May London (@eatcookexplore) on Dec 24, 2015 at 11:41am PST Grab brunch and work it off with a hike up to Twin Peaks. Detour via this… [Read More]

Mad about skiing – A ski resorts roundup

I do love skiing. I have been skiing for quite a few years, much longer than I have been blogging. I don’t have a lot of pictures from the earlier ski trips but I do have some insights and opinions of the places I have skied before. Here is the roundup of some ski resorts from around the world : Skiing in France Learning to ski in France is great as you… [Read More]

Ski Planning: Luxury Ski Chalets in Val d’Isere

Win Pol Roger Champagne. Planning my next ski season, thinking of these luxury ski in/ ski out chalets in Val d’Isere with outdoor hot tub and 5 star chefs cooking the dinners.

Milan Expo 2015 Launch

In case you missed the memo, the Milan Expo 2015 is well under way. It’s a great opportunity to visit the Expo so close to home. A visit to the Expo will showcase hundreds of booths by indisivudal countries highlighting their best food and drink cultures and traditions, in line with this year’s theme, “Feeding the Planet, Energy For Life”. The Milan Expo was launched in London at a glittering cocktail… [Read More]

The Colours of Dubai in Pictures #MyDubai

The Colours of Dubai in Pictures. Where we see a whole different side to the modern Dubai of gleaming shopping malls and jaw dropping skyscrapers.

The Queen names Britannia Cruise Ship and a first look inside

The Queens officially names P&O’s new Britannia Cruise Ship as a bottle of Wiston Estate Sparkling wine explodes. Here is our first look inside as we stay on board, take a tour of the ship, enjoy the Inaugural Celebrations black tie gala dinner with Olympians, celebrities and P&O’s Food Heroes.

Exploring P&Os new ship Britannia in pictures

This is a picture tour of P&O’s newest cruise ship and their biggest – Britannia. It’s maiden voyage is due to sail on 15 March from Southampton.

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