7 Things to Do in Lima's City Centre

I'm back home in Lima, Peru! It's fantastic to be back and to see how much the city has grown and developed. This foggy jungle, traffic jams and all, is a wondrous convergence of modernity intertwined with history and heritage.


Beers & Darts at Flight Club Bloomsbury

Flight Club Bloomsbury London Darts Bar

There's this man cave of a social bar just off Tottenham Court Road station. A place to hide away from the sunlight and descend into a wonderland of bright lights and darts. You read it right.

5 Chilled Brunch Spots in Clapton

5 Chilled Breakfast Spots in Lower Clapton

Weekend breakfasts get me excited. There's nothing like the thought of rocking up in my jeans and t-shirt to a local chilled-out cafe and get served the most luscious, well-balanced, nourishing and great-tasting fresh food. Here are some of my favourites and some tips to get you tasting the winning dishes. All doggie-friendly!


Vegetarian Indian Spiced Rice

A quick and easy 30-minute recipe, perfect for a weekday. It may not look like much, but it packs a punch!


Weekday Lunch at Hakkasan

(c) Sami Darling-Rock 

The opulent Hakkasan on Hanway Place is the original of the Hakkasans around the world. A dark cave of luxury, the Michelin-starred Cantonese restaurant is partitioned with carved wooden panels into smaller areas, giving it a dramatic air of a vast expanse yet intimate dining. Walking in feels like walking into a James Bond film.

Japan: The Ultimate 2-Week Itinerary

Japan took me by surprise – I didn’t expect to love it as much as I did. It has everything: the most stunning landscapes & mountains, delightful fresh food, an intriguing history & culture and tons to see and do.

It’s tough to pick only a handful of places to visit on a first trip, and though the below itinerary might feel like it’s too much, it actually allows for relaxation, plus all the essential things you can't miss!


Jardin des Plantes, Paris

Jardin des Plantes Paris journographie travel blog

The Jardins des Plantes are an exotic world of their own, in the middle of Paris.

Spring Strolls in Paris

Nothing like a little weekend trip to Paris with your best friends to perk you up. This time around we had my friend Karina’s fiancé as a guide – and he’s a Parisian! – so we did the less touristy things. With this trip Eiffel in love with Paris even more!

Let me take you on a weekend break to Paris.