Newcastle Quayside

Newcastle City Guide: The Quayside

It was Kieran's birthday last week and for occasions I love to go away somewhere, what better excuse is there? But due to other plans, and limited time off work for two days midweek we had to stay local. Although I'm under strict instructions not to write a birthday post on him, I am allowed to let you know what we got up to. I've been asked a number of times to contr[...]

Revolution, Newcastle

Soul on Sunday at Revolution, Newcastle!

There's nothing I enjoy more than a weekend in Newcastle, and especially a Sunday Funday out and about in the city centre. For me that includes leaving the car at home, getting the metro up to town, a good, traditional Sunday dinner somewhere with an atmosphere, and plenty of cocktails! Last Sunday that's exactly what we got when we went along to the launch of Soul on[...]

El Patio Dreams Tulum

A Review of the Dreams Tulum Restaurants

I decided to do a separate post for the Dreams Tulum restaurants from my general hotel review, simply because there were just so many food options that were so good, they deserved their own! My Unlimited Luxury at Dreams Tulum post was also a mammoth post it was getting a bit long! The hotel advertises as having six a la carte restaurants as part of the resort and the[...]

The Botanist view

My 5 Go To Restaurants in Newcastle

So at this time of year everyone is eating and everyone is also looking back at the past year so I'm combining the two and have come up with my five favourite places to eat, in Newcastle based on my 2016 eating out habits. Narrowing it down to five is actually really difficult, and I've shocked myself that there isn't an Italian on the list. Newcastle has seen a huge[...]