All posts tagged “travel

Balkan Bliss

A sunny summer holiday is nourishment for the body and the soul! Time to slow down, relax, do nothing for a few days; something I, no doubt like many others, am really not very good at day to day. But sat on a balcony staring […]

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Blossom in Japan

The delicate petals of the cherry blossom trees are seen as a sign of hope in Japan, but also serve as a reminder of the fragility of life with their short life span. Whilst we were in the country, severe earthquakes hit in the south, […]

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Vitamin D in Florida

I had a short trip to Florida last week for work. Lucky me! A great chance to top up on some vitamin D and gorge myself on fresh tropical fruit (in between meetings of course…). With my first trip of the year being to Finland […]

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Spice Island

Last year I was lucky enough to visit Zanzibar, which is also known as “Spice Island” thanks to the abundance of spices grown there and exported around the world. I think herbs and spices are such an important part of cooking and I love experimenting […]

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Freezing in Finland

The year started with a trip as far north as I have ever been, to Finnish Lapland. We fly through a beautiful sunset above the clouds and land to deep snow and temperatures of minus 20C. Dinner is a perfect warming feast; deliciously pink duck […]

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