Purnell’s Bistro & Ginger’s Bar

Oh well, everyone in Birmingham (and beyond?) hearts chef Glynn Purnell. But if it’s not everyone that can make (yet) his Michelin- starred restaurant Purnell’s, the good news is: Purnell’s Bistro & Ginger’s Bar are both also magic and very affordable. I had to tick this restaurant off my bucket list. So, let’s pretend that […]

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Birmingham: its people, its history

Back to 2006 when I visited Birmingham for the first time, diversity was the word that I had in mind to best describe the city. Birmingham is diverse in so many ways, and it can be seemed in its history and people, for sure. Thinking about this rich history,  Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery put […]

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Meet the Business #15: Kitty Angels

Those who have a cat (or two) knows how difficult the task can be of planning holidays, and at the same time make sure your beloved pet will be looked after properly while you’re away. We travel quite a lot during the year so, sooner or later, we were prepared to face this challenge with […]

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24 hours in Amsterdam – What to do and see

Amsterdam is considered one of the greatest planned cities in northern Europe. That’s the reason it looks extremely organised, functional and beautiful at the same time. But is it possible to make the most of it in just one day? My first trip to the capital of The Netherlands was supposed to be longer, but […]

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Craft beer Christmas indulgence by Beer 52

I got a bit more into artisan beers when I moved to Europe in 2011. You can find a good selection of craft beers practically everywhere you go in Birmingham. From micro-breweries to pubs and restaurants that are not afraid of saying big a no to bog-standard beers. It’s now important part of the pub […]

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Brazilian menu at KLM flights: Sao Paulo – Amsterdam

  If you read this blog frequently, you already know that Schiphol Airport is my destination when I go to Brazil on holidays every year. Schiphol is hub for KLM, the airline company that I have chosen to flight to my country for the last three years. I like the service, the ticket price and […]

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De-stressing with Optrex Warming Eye Mask

We know trouble sleep is never a good sign. Stress is one of the symptoms that can affects your sleeping pattern for good. A bad night of sleep can change your routine, mood and health. Fortunately, there are many tricks in the market that can be helpful to that moment when you just need to […]

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Home Pampering Ideas: Wax Melts by ScentChips

Wax melts are something that help me in the difficult task of relaxing at home. There is nothing cosier than chilling with a glass of wine, a book and a warm fragrance to scent your favourite room. Wax melts should be in the list of essential item for a perfect pampering treat! Luckily, there are […]

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Luxury goods in Europe: a steady market

  After facing difficult times from 2012 to 2014, the market of luxury products has showing a slow but steady growth in Europe. The third Annual Power of Luxury Goods global reports published by Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited identifying world’s top 100 largest luxury goods companies. Overall, the market has a slow but steady growth […]

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