The Spice Island | Why Grenada is a Great Destination for Food Lovers

Cocoa Pods, just harvested from the tree, Grenada

The Caribbean is best known for its pretty beaches. But Grenada, known as the Spice Island, has far more to offer, especially to those of us who love chocolate, spices and tropical fruit, delicious food, lush green rain forests, and some of the most welcoming people in the world. Read on to discover the best Grenada attractions for food lovers. ... Read more »

Abergavenny Food Festival 2019

Since its inception in 1999, the Abergavenny Food Festival has become a wonderful celebration of all things food, bringing together chefs, farmers, food producers, food and drink book authors and journalists, restaurateurs, and many more with a foot in the food industry. Find out what makes it one of the best food festivals in the country, and enter our giveaway for tickets to this year’s festival. ... Read more »

Tapas Twist | Spanish Tapas in Abergavenny

Chorizo, Tapas Twist Spanish Restaurant

Recommended by many locals, Tapas Twist on Abergavenny’s Frogmore Street offers a tempting menu of tapas plates for lunch or dinner. Ask staff for advice with the menu, and take advantage of the lunch deal for great value. ... Read more »

7 Awesome Things to do in Cartagena

Palenqueras (the women of Palenque) in Cartagena

Cartagena is one of Colombia’s most visit tourist cities and very rightly so. As one of the first Spanish colonies in the Americas, Cartagena was once a powerful port city for the Spanish conquistadors. Today, Cartagena and has many things to do and see for all types of travellers. Whether looking for a luxury getaway or travelling on a backpackers budget you won’t be disappointed. ... Read more »

Run, Don’t Walk… to Abergavenny’s newest restaurant, The Gaff

Sticky banoffee pudding dessert at The Gaff Restaurant

A new restaurant’s just opened in Abergavenny and it’s an absolute cracker! No surprise that it’s so good; The Gaff is run by owners Dan Saunders and Danielle Phillips, formerly head chef and front of house manager at the michelin-starred Walnut Tree Inn, just 3 miles North. They definitely know what they’re doing and it shows. ... Read more »

Curado Bar | Tapas Bar in Cardiff City Centre

In the mood for a lingering lunch with lots of little plates, during a weekday visit to Cardiff, we drop into Curado Bar, a tapas restaurant, bar and deli in the city centre, just 5 minutes walk from Cardiff Castle. Arriving just as it opens for lunch means we can nab the only regular table ... Read more »

Unusual Cocktails in London and Where to Find them

Château de Saumur at Oriole in London

London has no shortage of cocktail bars but sometimes you want something a little bit out of the ordinary. Enjoy some of London’s most unusual cocktails at cocktail bars that rip up the rule book, ignore the classics and come up with something rather brilliant in the process. ... Read more »

Boonta Too Thai Restaurant, Abergavenny

Thai Beef Salad

The only Thai restaurant in Abergavenny, Boonta Too Thai has a loyal customer base, many of whom recommend it for its solid Thai cooking and friendly service. Located above a flower shop, the first floor restaurant has a homely and slightly dated feel about it, and no alcohol license means a (no-charge) BYOB policy. Chicken ... Read more »

The Best City Breaks in Scandinavia

Malmö City Hall

Scandinavian cities are a perfect choice for a summer citybreak getaway. We explore the five best cities across the Scandinavian region to visit. Each of our chosen Scandi cities is beautiful, and offers a wonderful mix of city bustle and a serene natural environment within close reach. ... Read more »

Small Plates Menu at The Hardwick

Grilled Wye Valley asparagus, pasteurised egg yolk, pancetta at The Hardwick

The Hardwick, near Abergavenny is now offering a Small Plates menu of delicious, inventive and affordable little dishes, an alternative to its well-loved a la carte. Small Plates customers can take a seat at the bar itself, or at one of the tables in the bar room for lunch or dinner. ... Read more »