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Small pleasures | Week 4

A Roman Holiday

 

As I mentioned in my previous Small pleasures post, me and my boyfriend Jim went for citybreak to Rome this week and had the most wonderful time. We ate amazing food (honestly, I didn’t have one bad meal during the entire trip!), walked so many miles and fell in love with the city’s colourful architecture. I can’t wait to visit again!

 

Dinner at my favourite restaurant

 

I think my favourite restaurant in London has to be Boqueria in South London. I try to visit new restaurants as often as I can, but something draws me into this place time and time again. They have the best patatas bravas I’ve ever had (although these ones at Brindisa were very close) and their pan con tomate is just divine. Much, much recommended!

 

Christmas lights

 

As I’ve already said before, I’m a massive Christmas fan, so all the Christmas lights being lit up around the city this week makes me so, so happy. The Oxford Circus ones are beautiful and sophisticated as always, but I also love the quirky and colourful ones of Carnaby Street – they’re perfect for the area.

 

Trying out Raclette

 

One of my best friends is French, and this Friday she invited me to a raclette party which is basically an excuse to eat copious amounts of melted cheese on top of different things like potatoes and brussels sprouts. I absolutely loved it and thought it was such a fun experience – I’m definitely a convert now! I also really want to try Fondue now… ALL the cheese!

 

What little things have you been loving this week?

 

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6 comments so far.
  • So glad to hear you had an amazing time in Rome! Love the architecture too! xx Vivian
    http://www.viviantse.net

    • The architecture is amazing, isn’t it! So much history everywhere you go xx

  • Your holiday looked sooo lovely! I havent done much of Italy so looking forward to hearing all about it! x

    • Thank you! I hope you get to go to Italy one day – it’s one of my favourite countries! xx

  • Raclette is so much fun… but honestly, beware of those cheese dreams lol!

    • Hahaha tell me about it! Totally worth it though 😀 xx