Sophie

I’m Sophie, a writer and blogger living in London, traveling, eating, and telling you all about it.

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Staying in a Victorian Gated Village

A cosy cottage with log fire has to be the best place to be during a rain storm, especially when it’s in Rousdon, the self-sufficient Victorian estate.

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A Week in Vancouver Island, Canada

Whale watching in Victoria, kayaking in Tofino and fireworks at Butchart Gardens – a family holiday in Vancouver Island is all about the outdoors!

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A Christmas Trip to Paris

There are so many beautiful sights to see in Paris at Christmas – and after exploring the wintery city you have so many delicious ways of warming back up!

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Where to Eat in Richmond

The green spaces, the fab shopping, and the oh so many places to eat and drink – oh Richmond, how I’ll miss you.

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An Autumn Weekend in Paris

With all the parks and their yellow leaved trees, and all the galleries and museums in case the weather lets you down, Paris is the perfect city for a November getaway.

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7 days in Florence, Italy

A full week’s itinerary for Florence including basilicas, roofop bars, day trips to Siena and Bologna, and lots of coffee and pasta.

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9 things to do in Bologna

The bustling city of Bologna is packed with trendy cafes, authentic Bolognese restaurants and historic sights – the perfect day trip from Florence by train.

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Visiting Arundel Castle

This medieval castle overlooking the South Downs in Sussex is the perfect day out if you like history, views and fairytales.

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A Day in Siena, Italy

Winding stone streets with green shuttered houses, the stunning Piazza del Campo, the sweeping panoramic view from Torre del Mangia, and the elaborate marble of the duomo make Siena a historic day trip.

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The Day Matt Proposed

Flying to Florence, being proposed to, eating delicious pasta, spraying red wine on the ceiling… this is a story with twists and turns.

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Packing for Florence in Autumn

What’s in my suitcase (basics, essentials PLUS outfit ideas) and what’s on the itinerary for our week long autumn getaway in Florence, Italy.

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9 places to visit if you love steak

My all time leaderboard of steak from restaurants around the world including London, Lisbon, Cyprus, Majorca and Paris – ranked. Start drooling.

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