Review: Mr White’s English Chophouse, Manchester

  Once in a while, Mo and I will visit a new place, experience a new activity or discover a new restaurant that makes Mo jump with joy and unleash his inner writer. Having missed the launch night as it was during Ramadan and we were fasting, a few weeks…

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Review: Gourmet Burger Kitchen, Oldham

  “How far is too far to travel for burgers?” she asked. “We will go anywhere” they said. “Anywhere you say 😏 How about Oldham?” **Spoiler alert** Oldham is officially the best place in the UK for halal burgers – the best by a mile. And this is no exaggeration.…

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Making Mocktails with Thaikhun, Manchester

As regular readers of this page will know, my better and far more beautiful other half has been whisked away by a major airline to Myanmar for a couple of weeks. And as she knew that I would spend my days wandering from empty room, to empty room, smelling her…

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Rio Tour: A guide to booking a guide in Rio

  I am doing something completely out of the ordinary today – I am letting someone else speak on my blog! It was not an easy decision, but I really wanted to share with you our experience of having a local guide during our stay in Rio de Janeiro, and…

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