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Food and Travel, Travel, Travel in Europe

Travel: What to do in Budapest

Exploring Budapest So today I’m taking you to the beautiful city of Budapest – the capital of Hungary and home to around two million people. It’s a sprawling and diverse city on the banks of the River Danube which was officially created in 1872 with the unification of three separate settlements – Buda, Pest and […]

Competitions

Competition: Win a stylish bottle and travel mug

Competition time Today on Eating Covent Garden it’s your chance to win a fabulous stainless steel bottle and travel mug from Rex London. I love taking my own containers when I get my daily (at least) coffee. So much better for the environment – and some coffee shops even give you double stamps. Double bonus! […]

Food and Travel, Uncategorized

Loving the fabulous food of East London

So today I’m heading east to explore London’s vibrant East End. And I’m going on an eating tour – seriously my favourite way to learn about a new area. My Eating London Food Tour started at beautiful Spitalfields Market, where we all gathered on a chilly December day, ready to take in the sights, scents […]

Chewton Glen: Indoor pool
Food and Travel, Travel, Uncategorized

Our dream stay at glorious Chewton Glen

Happy new year everyone! Here’s to a fabulous 2019 filled with incredible journeys, fun times with friends and everything you’re dreaming of! I’ve taken a bit of a blog-break over the festive season (which I spent in India – more of which later), but now eatingcoventgarden is back and there’s so much exciting stuff coming […]

Hotels, Travel, Travel in Europe

Living the fairytale life at Hotel Chateau du Grand-Luce

Glorious Hotel Château du Grand-Lucé From the moment I disembarked at diminutive Tours Airport I could feel I was in for something special. Driving through sunflower fields and idyllically sleepy villages I felt my sense of expectation growing as we headed deeper into the verdant Loire Valley. Final destination? The village of Le Grande-Luce. It’s […]

Restaurants, Restaurants in London

Lunch high above London at the Sky Garden

 Darwin Brasserie at the Sky Garden The ever-changing face of London includes the myriad new towering architecture thats’s adding to the dramatic skyline of  this beautiful city. South of the river, The Shard is London Town’s tallest building (and possibly my favourite) at 306m (95 storeys). The views are truly spectacular down and across the […]