Celebrating Pancake Day – A UK Tradition

For houses across the UK, tonight marks the last-minute scramble to buy all things sweet and empty the cupboards of anything that could be used to top this sweet (increasingly savoury) treat. Bonus points if you remembered to buy the eggs, well done you!

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The Roaches Tea Room – Tea Shop Walks in the Peak District

Perfectly placed in Upper Hulme, just off the Leek to Buxton road through the Peak District is the dreamy Roaches Tea Room. Overlooking endless natural vistas in this Staffordshire beauty spot, the tea room has undergone a number of changes over the years.

From the Wednesday outings where I would be taken for tea by my grandparents as a child to my own hikes through the Roaches, this tea room has been my go-to spot for tea (and perhaps a slice or two of cake).

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Hetty's Tea Room, Froghall – Tea in Staffordshire

Living in the heart of the Potteries, Staffordshire, I’m lucky to have a number of lovely tea rooms nearby. Perfectly placed in Froghall Wharf in the Staffordshire Moorlands, Hetty’s Tea Room is a dream of cosy interiors, homemade scones and incredible oatcakes.

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Escape Lounge at East Midlands Airport – A Review

Jetting off on holiday always feels special, but sometimes you want a bit of added luxury to your stay. Heading out of East Midlands airport recently for a stay in Zakynthos, we booked into the fantastic Escape Lounge. Here’s what we got up to and why it was worth every penny.

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Manchester Christmas Markets 2019

It’s creeping towards that time of year again. The leaves are falling, the weather is getting colder and those mince pies are calling. In what has become a yearly tradition, my friend Leah and I made plans to partake of some yuletide joy at one of my favourite markets. The Manchester Christmas markets run from the 8th November to the 22nd December for 2019, here’s what you can expect from this year’s festivities.

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Birmingham Back to Backs

Heading off to Birmingham this weekend, a friend and I decided to check out a sight I had been meaning to visit for quite some time. Right in the centre of Birmingham is a trip back in time, full of tin baths and old-fashioned sweets. Book in on the tour and you’ll find out everything from what a ‘gazunda’ is to exactly how many people you can really fit in a ‘two-bedroom’ house.

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Greece Trip Planning – We’re off to Zakynthos!

Getting older has that weird knock-on effect of spending less family time together. Whilst my siblings and I have all gone off in search of our own adventures, we realised that we haven’t had a ‘family’ holiday in YEARS! Having ticked off our fair share of countries visited between us, we were after a week-long sunny escape for four that wasn’t going to break the bank. Particularly for the student traveller in our group. Enter, Greece.

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Exploring Alton Towers Resort – The UK’s Biggest Theme Park

One of the few perks of full time office work is taking part in brand-hosted training days. Today’s trip took us to the incredible Alton Towers Hotel, Staffordshire. After a morning filling our brains, we headed to the UK’s biggest theme park to check out some of my favourite rides.

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Afternoon Tea in the West Midlands – The Lewisham

Ever one to search for new afternoon tea spots, today’s adventure took us to the lovely Dartmouth Golf Course for tea at The Lewisham. A dream of climbing floral displays and quirky lights, this was the perfect spot to experience that great British tradition.

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