Just the Tonic

The Fat Duck, Bray

Our reservation for lunch at one of the world's best restaurants by one of the most crazy, forward thinking and innovative chef's of modern...
the bar at heathrow t5 fortnum and mason

The Bar at Fortnum and Mason, Heathrow Terminal 5

  Before every long haul flight, there has to be a moment of tranquility. A moment when the holiday truly begins. A glass of champagne...
Superbude Hotel and Hostel, St Pauli

Superbude Hotel and Hostel, St Pauli

Hostel? Well, that’s a new one on me. We have never stayed in a hostel during our travels so this was going...
Milan Duomo, Milan

Duomo Climb, Milan

Duomo Climb, Milan Piazza del Duomo, Milan Milan’s most famous building, other than perhaps the San Siro stadium, is it’s Cathedral or Duomo - Duomo di...
The Director's Hall, Showcase Cinema De Lux, Leicester

The Director’s Hall at Showcase Cinema De Lux, Leicester

Following on from our magical experience at Luna Outdoor Cinema at Chatsworth House, we headed indoors for a more traditional evening at the movies....
Il Palagio Four Seasons Hotel Florence

Il Palagio – The Four Seasons Hotel, Florence

Our experiences of Italian fine dining are few and far between. An excellent effort by restaurant Rubacuori at Chateau Monfort in Milan on...
Mole Antonelliana, Turin

Mole Antonelliana, Turin

The Mole Antonelliana is one of the stand out figures in Turin’s skyline. A large dome complete with spire sits proud against the backdrop...
Trofie Pasta with Genovese Pesto

Trofie Pasta and Genovese Pesto

This takes me back to my time in Liguria, Italy. In particular the city of Genoa, famous of course for it’s vibrant green pesto....
Or Tor Kor Market Bangkok

Or Tor Kor Market

Or Tor Kor is a large undercover market famed for the quality of its produce. Here you can find a wide range of ingredients...
The little tourist train of Colmar

The Little Tourist Train of Colmar

City tours can be expensive, especially guided tours. If you have trouble walking or generally can’t be bothered then there is a superb alternative...
Adams Restaurant Birmingham

Adam’s, Birmingham

The midlands is fast becoming a hotbed of Michelin star restaurants. One of the newest additions to the collection is Adam’s Restaurant based in...
The Boca Juniors Tour, La Bombonera

The Boca Juniors Tour, La Bombonera

Boca Juniors. One of the most famous football teams in the world. Thanks in large part to one man. Diego Maradona. In...