Category Archives: Travel

Sussex Day Trip – Milne’s Enchanted Place & The Five Hundred Acre Wood

February 18, 2019

I have gone a little off tangent from our usual interiors related fare here, this isn’t even a design guide to a destination we’ve recently visited, and my son appears (I think) for the first time in a post, but don’t worry I’m not about to start mummy blogging

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Travel Guide: Postcards from Puglia

January 14, 2019

Puglia Travel Guide, family holiday in Southern Italian countryside (1)

Its January, we are deep in the doldrums of winter, which is just when it’s traditional to get wanderlust. So, today on the blog, I thought we’d take a trip back to the sun baked days of a Puglian summer.

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Antwerp: A Design Lovers Travel Guide

April 11, 2018

Antwerp Design Tour Bloggers Travel Guide Art Deco and Nouveau architecture10) (2)

If you saw my post on the prettiest cafes in Antwerp last week then you will have gathered that we absolutely loved our recent city break to Antwerp.Read More

5 of the Prettiest Cafes in Antwerp

April 4, 2018

Antwerp Design Tour Bloggers Travel Guide Barchel Cafe (1)


Image: Design Soda



Antwerp is having a bit of a fashion moment appearing on people’s radars as a ticket destination for design-filled city breaks where one can still discover a city that isn’t already saturated in our minds. Read More


Travel: Day Trip to Polesden Lacey in the Mist

January 2, 2017

polesden lacey, surrey, in the mist, formal gardens gate angle, National Trust properties tourImage: Design Soda


Happy New Year people, hope you all had good ones, I’m easing myself into 2017 with a gentle post today on our recent day trip to Polesden Lacey, near Dorking. This is exactly my kind of daytrip, a place with nature and a house that reminds me of the countless interwar novels I’ve read, with an interior I could feel at home in and all coinciding on one of those days we’ve had recently where the outdoors is engulfed in beautiful delicate clouds of ethereal mist. Winding down country roads, with trees above our heads forming arches and silver birches lining borders, all surrounded in enveloping mist, made for the very definition of other-worldliness in my eyes and just what I needed the week before Christmas. 

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