Travel blog & tips on a budget from a 30 year old blogger

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Paris on a Budget

Posted: December 11, 2011

We are deep in the credit crunch, but that shouldn’t stop you from wanting to go abroad.  Here are my recommended tips to get you to Paris on a budget. 1) Book the Eurostar early  Taking the train from St Pancreas to London, Gare du Nord, takes 2.5 hours.  However, if you leave it too…

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Jamie’s Italian – Eating out in London

Posted: November 24, 2011

Jamie’s Italian restaurants have opened up everywhere.  I have been to the one in Kingston upon Thames, Shaftesbury Avenue and then walked past the one in Threadneedle Street. If you are looking for a good quality meal at a reasonable price, pop over to Jamie’s. Jamie’s gets really busy so I would suggest you get…

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Domestic Goddess – Learning to Cook Jamie’s style

Posted: November 16, 2011

I am the typical modern gal – working lots of hours, going to the gym, going out with friends and therefore have little time to cook.  I am what my mother says “domestically challenged”. I had been living (until recently) with my sister and soon to be brother in law who loves cooking.  My sister…

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Hen Weekend in London

Posted: November 13, 2011

I am planning a hen weekend and I know how hard it can be to come up with new and different things to do for your hen party.  I therefore decided to share my experience here on Chocolate making This was a great idea for a hen party.  We went to My Chocolate which…

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