I have always travelled widely with my parents while living in the UK but has been a little bit lazy since I got married. Not in terms of travel, but in terms of venturing our of London and looking[...]
Last week was supposed to be easy, doing the errands, writing, amusing my son and visiting family and then on Thursday I was supposed to go to Paris! The visit was planned in advance, I had a ‘maybe’[...]
It is wonderful to have good friends for many reasons but mine never cease to surprise and inspire me.
A few days ago a dear friend of mine, who is also a neighbour, came over to bring me a jar[...]
It’s a proven fact that chocolate makes most of us happy and there is so much of it, be it on the supermarket shelves or in chocolate selling shops, scattered around London. But there is[...]
If you are like me and like pizza as an occasional treat, then Pizza Express’s new collaboration will offer your taste buds something new.
Their menu is full of choices but their guest chef, Francesco[...]
There is a new Russian guest in London but I think this one will be very welcome to stay….
Last week, without much fanfare, a small Russian delicatessen with a european decor was open in Knightsbridge.[...]
If you wanted to have a cup of coffee in London 15 years ago you wouldn’t have had much choice, as no one has heard of Starbucks or Costa coffee back then. Today there is a cafe or coffee house on[...]
No one can dispute that travelling with small kids can be tiring to say the least. But there is one thing that I started doing last summer that makes me a little bit more secure. If you are travelling[...]
Galina Atchkassova-Portianoi packs a stylish outfit and a pair of flip flops to tackle the Finnish island archipelago for the christening, sauna and eating Finnish style.