Escape from home this New Year

What a year?! Here are some suggestions for getting away from it all this New Year, or some ideas for a post-New Year break.  There’s…

New Year trip to Namur, Belgium – Day 2

Day 2 in Namur Day two of our sojourn in Namur, Belgium.  I think we were the only ones in the city with clear heads!…

A restaurant for the New Year in Paris – Les Fous …

Celebrating New Year in Paris Paris is a popular New Year destination. But where to eat?  Here’s a suggestion for a restaurant for celebrating New…

New Year trip to Namur, Belgium – Day 1

Bonne Année from Namur, Belgium Just like that, another year has passed.  Happy New Year! We hope that you aren’t too sad to be back…

What is Hogmanay?

A quick guide to celebrating New Year Scottish style It’s the end of the year so time to celebrate and Scotland celebrates it with so…

Celebrate Chinese New Year with Jimmy & Julie

Join Jimmy & Julie to celebrate Chinese New Year at SWG3 It’s Chinese New Year soon and one way to celebrate is with Chef’s Jimmy…

Recipe: Steak Pie for New Year

Home-made steak pie for New Year Growing up we always had our steak pie at Hogmanay, probably to keep us going for the long night…

5 of the best places to celebrate New Year in Europe

Celebrate New Year somewhere different! Have you planned what you are doing for New Year?  Since sitting at home watching the TV with the relatives…

Celebrate Chinese New Year

Happy Chinese New Year It’s the start of the Chinese New Year today (Friday 16th February) and so we end a busy week (Valentine’s Day,…

New Year Escape 2018 – Day Five

Our last day in Bratislava 😭 After the village pub tour on day four, Mr Foodie had booked another tour with Authentic Slovakia, this time…

New Year Escape 2018 – Day One

  New Year can be a bit of a sad and boring time to spend at home watching Jools Hootenanny whilst slowly getting drunk, well…

5 Chinese New Year Traditions

  It’s Chinese New Year on Saturday 28th January and we’ve put together, with the help of our Chinese sister-in-law, some traditions to help you…

Happy New Year!

Well 2016 certainly wasn’t the best of years for famous folks…just as we thought we’d be able to slip out into 2017 there goes George…

New Year Excitement Edinburgh and beyond

  New Year is all about celebrating with good food and drink, here are some suggestions if you still haven’t decided on where to head…