the old bookshop best roast in bristol saints on a plane

The Old Bookshop: Best roast lunch in Bristol

Living in Bristol, the foodie capital of the south west of England, there’s one question that is bound to cause plentiful heated debates and fist-pounding around the pub table. The legendary Sunday Roast lunch is a classic English meal that many Brits love and miss when they go travelling because it’s wholesome, heart-warming and bloody […] Read more…

backpacking is like a holiday cocktail saints on a plane

Life is like a holiday cocktail

What fun it is to create metaphors to life, and try and underpin some parallels as to why obscure ones have such an apt comparison. We’re all familiar with the classic Forrest Gump quote, “My mama always said, ‘Life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.’ You can never […] Read more…

mercure holland house spa bristol saints on a plane

Treat Yourself!

With the internet nearly breaking from the weight of Valentine’s Day the other week, I thought sometimes it’s best to forget all about buying the cards, chocs and flowers, and treat yo self. Valentines was getting to the point of nearly making me pass out from the sheer volume of outfits, make-up, romantic destinations that was circulating […] Read more…

why stonehenge is disappointing saints on a plane

Stonehenge: A slight disappointment

A day trip to Stonehenge sounds like a delightful day out in the English countryside surrounded by historical landscapes and monuments, becoming one with nature and channeling your inner Time Team (that’s a UK archaeology programme for non-UK peeps)… But unfortunately, I was quite disappointed by the attraction that is Stonehenge. I can imagine by […] Read more…

1 2 3 8