Where Newcastle’s Instagramed milkshakes come from: The Great British Cupcakery

The Great British Cupcakery has been a local Instagram source and lunchtime hideout since it first popped up on Newcastle’s Quayside. With its cheerful, modern Victorian deco all in pastels, walking into the cafe feels like you’ve arranged afternoon tea with the Ladies Charity committee. It is lovely and bright, decorated with motivational quotes framed in French Renaissance picture frames, fine China teapots and flowers. … Continue reading Where Newcastle’s Instagramed milkshakes come from: The Great British Cupcakery

Meanderings in York: A Visit to the Heart of Yorkshire

Originally posted on The Tales Of Yaya:
York is one of my favourite places in England – it is a perfect blend of the past and present blended into one in its charming hidden streets, quirky little shops and grand historic sites. My trip began, as all trips should, with a much needed breakfast. The day started a very wet one, so quickly after arriving… Continue reading Meanderings in York: A Visit to the Heart of Yorkshire

Crafting the perfect Travel Journal

Going on a holiday this summer? Wanting to capture your memories on the page? Travel journals are a great way of crystallising your holiday in a much more creative way than simply just printing a few photos, but how do you get started? Read the helpful tips below to help you decide on your travel journal of choice . 1. Think about the type of … Continue reading Crafting the perfect Travel Journal

The Cold Beauty of the ‘Coal Coast’ at Side Gallery

Sandwiched between the restaurants that decorate Newcastle’s Quayside (pronounced Key-side) you will find the Side Photographic Gallery. Tucked away down an old crooked alleyway complete with worn down steps, this young gallery is quite hard to spot unless you’re deliberately looking for it, but well worth a trip if you are venturing down to the river. Although a small gallery, it is warm and welcoming, the … Continue reading The Cold Beauty of the ‘Coal Coast’ at Side Gallery

A Taste of Sunday: FARM Bistro Cafe

If you have your eyes peeled, walking down Oxford Street in Harrogate you’ll find FARM Bistro and Bakery. Aimed to echo the owner’s farming childhood, this first floor cafe with its almost hidden entrance boasts a rustic charm and warming atmosphere that is a reassuring sight once you’ve made it up its stairs. With the horrible weather this week more closely resembling November than July, this bistro … Continue reading A Taste of Sunday: FARM Bistro Cafe