Cotswolds: The Wild Rabbit, Kingham

For my American friends reading this, I’ve got to give you a bit of background. In England, everyone has their ‘local’; it’s the neighbourhood pub they’ll retire to after a long day for a pint, or to gather on Sunday with friends and family for a roast. The Wild Rabbit is mine. The Wild Rabbit might just be the most…
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Cotswolds: Luxury Retreat at Daylesford Farmhouse

I love London, I swear. It’s got an incredible energy, with endless opportunities beckoning to you around every corner. But the older I’ve gotten, the more I’ve appreciated being able to escape it all. Luckily, my best friend has a cottage in the most beautiful corner of the world: the Cotswolds. And not just that, she’s got a place in Kingham,…
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Scotland: Mary’s Milk Bar, Edinburgh

Scotland is known for many things – whisky, haggis, bagpipes. Ice cream has never exactly made the list, and given the overcast weather here I don’t blame them. But Mary’s Milk Bar changes all of that. Mary’s Milk Bar is a cosy little vintage space on the Grassmarket that serves up gelato and chocolate made every morning by Mary herself.…
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Scotland: Narcissus, Edinburgh

Today I was helping my friend move into a new flat, and at the end of her street we discovered a little florist that was just too adorable not to share! Narcissus is located at the north-end of New Town, surrounded by cute cafes. You can buy any of the potted and pre-arranged bouquets outside, or step in and work…
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Québec: Bretzel & Compagnie, Saint-Léonard

This morning Kate & I got up early and took a quick drive to the northern Montréal suburb of Saint-Léonard to check out Bretzel & Compagnie. Montréal is famous for their bagels, so when I heard that I could get pretzel bagels I couldn’t resist. What is a pretzel bagel? Everything you could ever hope for. Crispy on the outside, moist and fluffy…
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