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Cape Town: eat & drink

I hadn’t expected so many great restaurants and cafes in Cape Town, there’s a real scene for cute lunch places and health food. Below are some of my favourites from the trip: The Kitchen Great little spot to stop off for lunch. We had fresh salads and falafel- and homemade hummus. Pick 5 of the…

Cape Town: Wine tasting

On our last day in Cape Town our local friends arranged for us to take a trip out to the Stellenbosch area – around 45 mins drive from Cape Town centre – to try some of the finest wines in the South Africa. Wine tasting has long been an activity I’ve wanted to experience and…

Travel: My long-haul flight hacks

Long-haul flights can be stressful, uncomfortable and leave you drained before you’ve even got there!
Here are my 20 long-haul flight tips to leave you feeling smug and rested on board.

Photo: February 1st

February. I’d like to say it’s come around quick, but January has been a long, cold slog for me. And so today -the first of February – feels like a fresh start. So welcome to my blog – Laurahatesmushrooms.wordpress.com – starting now It’s Monday, and I’ve taken the day off work for what my friends…

Paris: Guerrisol thrift store

Around 4-years ago when I took my first ever trip to Paris as a fashion student I hunted down this shop after reading about it in a shopping guide. I love to do my research you see! It was described as having “more of a whiffy jumble-sale flavour” but that designers looked for inspiration here and…

East London: by bike

For those who aren’t so familiar with the area here are some of the places I like going to…