Have you seen those photos on Instagram of the beautiful bright purple rows of lavender in Provence, France? If not, you should Google and/or Instagram it and see what I’m talking about! One of these beautiful images I saw was on the wonderful Lauren Bath’s (@laurenepbath) Instagram account and it reminded me of giant purple worms lounging around the fields.
I soon discovered I wouldn’t have to jet over to France to see this magnificent site (although I still want to!) because just outside of London there are some amazing lavender farms for everyone to enjoy. My adventure last year took me to the Mayfield Lavender Field in Banstead, Surrey.
In August I was fortunate enough to visit one of my favourite places in the world, Hrvatska (or Croatia for us English speakers). Almost three years to the date of my first visit, I felt a certain excitement as I boarded the plane in London to set out on my little weekend getaway.
If you follow the (h)ubertasteof Instagram and/or Facebook accounts you may have seen that I recently spent a week in Edinburgh, Scotland.
I’ve written a post about my trip but decided that a dedicated post was needed just for the food and drink side of things! From a michelin-star lunch to trying a buffalo burger at the local farmers’ market, I definitely tried to make the most of my time eating my way through Edinburgh.
I recently spent a week in Scotland’s capital – the intriguingly beautiful and always vibrant Edinburgh.
It’s a pretty special place. I know many others agree by the response I got when I posted a photo on Facebook announcing my arrival in the city! It was my second visit, so there was less visits to top tourist attractions and more wandering around the city taking it all in.
I have a new nation’s capital!
Referring to London as my nation’s capital doesn’t quite roll off the tongue yet. Especially when I’ve just moved from Australia’s national capital of Canberra, which has been my home for the past eight years. Continue reading