Author: TheTwoScoops

Review: Lough Eske Castle Hotel & Spa

Review: Lough Eske Castle Hotel & Spa

As I made my way through emerald-green countryside, the rugged Blue Stack Mountains in the distance lit up in a glorious golden glow as the sun punched through the misty clouds above, I could see straight away why Donegal is one of the most popular […]

Review: Gilpin Hotel & Lake House

Review: Gilpin Hotel & Lake House

Tucked away off a quiet country road, Gilpin Hotel immediately gives the impression of a hidden hideaway and I soon realised what sets it apart. The hotel may be high-end, but it’s also family run and retains a sense of homeliness and warmth; especially when it […]

Review: 42 The Calls, Leeds

Review: 42 The Calls, Leeds

The boutique hotel 42 The Calls – a converted 18th century corn mill on the banks of the River Aire – is situated in the winding, cobbled streets of The Calls, once the heart of the industrial revolution in Leeds. The building was saved from […]

The London Scoop: Yoga on Tower Bridge’s Glass Floor

The London Scoop: Yoga on Tower Bridge’s Glass Floor

Sarah experiences an adrenaline rush on Tower Bridge’s new Glass Floor attraction. Read on to see if you can handle a downward dog with a bird’s eye view.

Iceland: The land of fire and ice

Iceland: The land of fire and ice

Although only around four hours from the UK by plane, Iceland’s other-worldly landscapes feel like a world away.

Halloween horror on the Jack the Ripper tour

Halloween horror on the Jack the Ripper tour

Halloween is the time for horror and hocus pocus, ghouls and gore, so there’s no better time of year to discover the terrifying story of one of the capital’s most infamous serial killers – Jack the Ripper… The notoriously gory killer, who rose to fame in […]

Sunday Spa: Lausanne Palace

Sunday Spa: Lausanne Palace

Booking a spa break in Lausanne Switzerland might be the best retreat you could ask for! With its collection of luxurious spa hotels, spectacular views of Lake Geneva and the snow-capped Alps beyond and proximity to Geneva Airport, it’s hard to find a better spa […]

Swingers pop-up launch in Shoreditch

Swingers pop-up launch in Shoreditch

This week Nikki and I attended the launch of Swingers in Shoreditch. No, it’s not what you’re thinking… It’s a nine-hole crazy golf pop up, complete with a 1920s clubhouse bar and street food stalls! The venue, a converted warehouse, was incredible with the course […]

Brunch in SW London: Brickwood

Brunch in SW London: Brickwood

I’m currently sitting in the cosy surrounds of Brickwood. This tiny brunch spot, right in the heart of Clapham Common is fast becoming my new favourite place to wile away a couple of hours on a Saturday. And it could steal the title of ‘best […]

Sunday Spa: The Chelsea Day Spa King’s Road

Sunday Spa: The Chelsea Day Spa King’s Road

I am always in search of ‘The Facials Mecca’: a haven for people (like me) who are slightly addicted to the facials experience; where we will not be judged, mocked or shunned. Just pampered, treated and given aid for those giant pores, fine lines and […]

London’s best alfresco rooftop bars

London’s best alfresco rooftop bars

(Radio Bar, ME London) Like a cocktail with a view? From trendy pop-up bars to under-the-radar summer hideouts, rooftop bars are the best place to soak up the atmosphere of London when the sun is shining. Here’s our pick of London’s best rooftop bars! Cuervo’s Cantina […]

Baking: Mary Berry’s Swiss Roll

Baking: Mary Berry’s Swiss Roll

I don’t know about you, but I am so excited that The Great British Bake Off is back on our TV screens. I’ve missed the puntastic Mel and Sue, Mary Berry and her bright, floral blazers and even Paul Hollywood’s seriousness amid a room of cake […]