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How to spend 36 hours in San Francisco

This June, I visited California for the first time as an adult, and as part of that, I spent just under two days in San Francisco (not counting airport time!). A gorgeous city… Continue reading

Dining at Arzak – 3 star Michelin dining in San Sebastian, Spain

It was a beautiful sunny day in San Sebastián, and I couldn’t help but feel a little nervous. After all, today was the day I would be dining at Arzak, a restaurant that not… Continue reading

In conversation with Elena Arzak – 3* Michelin chef from the Basque Country

In April of this year, I had the incredibly good fortune to dine at Arzak, a 3* Michelin restaurant in San Sebastian, Spain. I have written a full review of the meal here,… Continue reading

Spinach-halloumi pasta with caramelised onions

In the last 10 months, I have succumbed to takeaway far more often than I’d care to admit… the reason for this is not my inherent laziness, but rather the Munich supermarket timings!… Continue reading

What I do and don’t miss about living in London

I lived in London for six years, and during that time, it was always a love-hate relationship. Love mostly prevailed, and I even wrote a love letter to this great city a couple… Continue reading

Luxury in the heart of nature at Heritance Kandalama, Dambulla (Sri Lanka)

Those of you know me are aware that when I travel, I don’t tend to stay in luxurious acommodation very much. However, what I love to do is to intersperse basic accommodation with… Continue reading

Taking the train from Kandy to Ella (Sri Lanka)

The prelude to this train journey was plentiful. It was in every guide book, blog, and Instagram feed. The inevitable question from every traveller was “You’re doing the train, right?” It would be… Continue reading

Exploring Sri Lankan cuisine with Jessica Heath and NC Supper Clubs

Some of you may not know this about me, but I was an extremely fussy eater growing up, and my palate only really developed after the age of 20. I’ve been trying to… Continue reading

Little Kolkata supperclub – Bengali home cooking at its finest

When it comes to your own culture and cuisine, it is very difficult for a restaurant to measure up to your standards. And whilst I do not proclaim to be an expert on… Continue reading

The Swindian recommends: London breakfasts

Breakfast might be my favourite meal of the day (though I’m rather partial to a spot of lunch and a decadent dinner, too), and the abundance of London establishments that offer it has… Continue reading