• Emma Victoria Stokes Fishmore Hall Ludlow Country Drive
    Travel,  Uncategorized

    Some Of The Most Beautiful Drives In The UK

    In collaboration with Lease Car UK There’s no denying that Birmingham, West Midlands is a fantastic city to live in. As new restaurants and shops continue to pop up each month, there’s so much to see, explore and do. But every now and again, I like to escape from the city; from my normal routine and head out on a country drive somewhere in the UK. Over the last couple of years, I’ve made it my mission to visit at least two new places every 12 months. My most recent trip was a surprise weekend trip to Salisbury where we saw Stonehenge, the cathedral and stayed in a gorgeous shepherd’s…

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    Travel

    Four Simple Tips to Help You Feel Confident on Your Holiday

    Sponsored post and links With Summer fast approaching, I’ve started to incorporate some new fitness and lifestyle changes into my daily routine to help me feel more energised. Considering I spent 99.9% of my time at my desk right now, exercise seems to have slipped right out of the door. From drinking 3 litres of water per day to going on daily walks, I figured now is the perfect time to get myself into shape ready for the upcoming holidays. As a lover of both organisation and pre-planning,  if you are anything like me you will already know where you are going for your holidays. I love to travel, so…

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    Jojolapa Nepalese Bar & Kitchen: Birmingham Review

    Famished Brummies looking for a sleek, cosy-chic space ideal for dinner dates and cocktail parties need look no further than Jojolapa on Frederick St, Jewellery Quarter. Since its recent shift to the Jewellery Quarter from Newhall Street, it’s a place I’ve walked past dozens of times. Ashamedly I’ve never actually visited Jojolapa, not even in its former destination. I wasn’t interested before, purely for the fact I never actually knew much about them, or what type of cuisine they serve. After a recent meal at Jojolapa, I will hold my hands up and say, my bad. It was sheer laziness on my part for not venturing here sooner. The outside…

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    Food,  Travel

    10 Best Restaurants & Places To Eat In New York City

    With over 26,000 eating establishments in New York City including restaurants, takeaways, delis and cafes – where on earth do you start when planning a trip to one of the most popular cities in the world? New York City is best described as a melting pot of culture and cuisine. With so much to see and do at every turn, it’s not surprising to learn that you might not even cover it all, even if you have lived there for over 20 years. In February 2019, my boyfriend and I headed out to NYC for 5 days of fun, sightseeing and restaurant hopping. We’ve never been to New York before,…

  • Emma Victoria Stokes Mother's Day Gift Guide
    Food,  Lifestyle

    Mother’s Day Food & Lifestyle Gift Guide 2019

    They’re superheroes aren’t they? They carry us for nine months, feed us, water us, clean us, so the least we can do is show them some love in return. This doesn’t mean spending hundreds of pounds, but perhaps a little thought into buying something a bit more unique and wonderful for your lovely parent on Mother’s Day. This year in the UK, Mother’s Day falls on Sunday 31st March. If you haven’t already bought yours something to say ‘thank you’, then hopefully my little food and lifestyle gift guide can give you a gentle nudge in the right direction. As part of this creation, some of the the companies featured…