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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Home Sweet Home, Manchester: Review

  There are no shortage of places to eat out in the Northern Quarter. All with their own unique style, branding and that little bit of Northern-Quarter-Quirkiness. When we decided to celebrate my sisters pre-birthday meal out at a place of her choice she knew exactly where to go and…

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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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Dough Manchester Review

Dough Manchester Review   I am a bad, BAD blogger. I have been writing for over a year now on new places I’ve discovered. New places I’ve seen, stayed and places I’ve enjoyed eating and socialising at. BUT – I have not dedicated any blogspace whatsoever to the places I…

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Our family friendly stay at the Sheraton, Corniche Road

You can imagine when this Sheraton opened in Abu Dhabi as one of the first few hotels in the late 70’s it would have fit right in. But now? it’s a world away from the surrounding modern, glass, obnoxiously tall skyscrapers that dominate the centre. Some Tripadvisor reviews have described its…

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