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Latitude, my first festival

Latitude, my first festival

30 years old and off to my first music festival! We camped…in a friend’s backyard. We danced…to Mumford and Sons. We drank…craft beers. So by all accounts it was not your traditional music festival. But Latitude was so much fun and perfect for us; chilled, a bit hippy and perfectly sunny. We also took the … Continue reading

Best Pal-ermo!

Best Pal-ermo!

Continuing the glam of our “year of 30ths”, the girls headed for a long weekend in Palermo, Sicily for Naomi’s birthday. Mondello to be precise, a gorgeous beach just 20 minutes drive from the centre of Palermo city. Mondello has an incredible soft, bright blue beach, a lovely long esplanade lined with cafes and cool … Continue reading

Tex Mex

Tex Mex

So from liberal NOLA on to the conservative neighbour state, Texas. We decided to go to Texas mostly because of the fabulous things we’d heard about Austin…I need a whole separate post for that! But we certainly learnt a lot about the state in our few days travelling the triangle between San Antonio , Austin … Continue reading

Crazy ‘Bout Crawfish

Crazy ‘Bout Crawfish

After a few days exploring the bright lights of the Big Easy, we were excited to hit rural Lousiana and find us some real swamp, alligators and, of course, crawfish. We were a little bit on the back foot from outset with our car choice… …but we managed surprisingly well getting around. We found that, … Continue reading

Only in NOLA 

Only in NOLA 

New Orleans was our first stop on the trip of a lifetime to explore one incredible, unique and legendary corner of the deep south United States. A trip so GREAT I’m going to drag it out over four posts. There’s so much to say! A mixture of tropical weather, mysterious food recipes and, most of … Continue reading

Bella Marbella

Bella Marbella

We visted Marbella over Easter long weekend…I’ll be honest, for the most part we were those ‘Brits on tour’ down at the port side. However for one beautiful day we checked out the old town of Marbella and, well, you can see where it got it’s name! I can highly recommend Bar Altamirano for amazing seafood … Continue reading