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Fabrique, Notting Hill Are you into breakfast spots? I have recently discovered my passion for small cafes in the morning. I guess I never really had time to do this before but now taking a little break allows me to explore and share with you. Fabrique is a really tiny bakery and cafe in Notting Hill. It originates from Sweden and is known for producing the best buns. It has now been brought to London, and I just had to try them. I woke up early, early 2 weeks ago and went on a little Insta walk before I headed…

Icebaby ice cream van You might be aware that I spend significant amount of my time on Instagram, discovering places I have never been to and accounts I would love to follow. What you may not know is that I absolutely ADORE ice cream. It is one of those things in life that makes the world go round (in my personal view). So, imagine my delight when I found Icebaby’s account – gorgeous places to visit + ice cream. This must be one of the happiest feeds I have ever seen, and ever since that day I am a dedicated…

Mari Vanna London I have passed by Mari Vanna hundreds if not thousands of times. Somehow I have never noticed it. Before I discovered Instagram, I think I was too busy looking at my feet rather than looking around. I believe this explains the fact that in the past 7 months I have seen more of London, than in the past 6 years I have been living here. A friend of mine discovered Mari Vanna online and said he wanted to go. Given my Bulgarian roots I was curious to visit and see what is it. I have never been…

This Sunday The Culture trip, together with Michelle – one of the loveliest Instagrammers out there – organised a festive themed walk around Mayfair and Marylebone. Early Sundays mornings are a great time to march around London. Shops open late, which means almost no tourists, clear shop fronts and empty-ish streets. I also got the chance to meet some other lovely ladies, whose feeds I have been following for ages and never met in person. My favourite Instagrammers and their magical feeds: Who are The Culture Trip? The Culture trip is a great media start up,…

I rarely visit the area around King’s Cross. This is primarily because King’s Cross scares me as a station. All the tube lines, all the trains, the Eurostar. It has crazy amount of people, rushing in and out, long tunnels connecting the lines and it is generally crazy busy. This weekend I made an exception though, as I really wanted to visit Drake and Morgan. I have seen a lot of cool pictures and I was really curious. Drake and Morgan is on Pancras road, and it is also positioned to the right of Google’s UK HQ. The place is…

Being on Instagram in London means you must have seen the craze around Farm Girl cafe in Notting Hill. Literally everyone is there snapping and Boomeranging and story-ing and so on. Having some Insta FOMO I was really excited to go there and check it out. Being finally back in London this weekend I decided – I am going to Farm Girl on Saturday and that is it. The experience was nothing short of disappointing to be honest. There was a queue (OK I guess it is that popular) at 10:15. I had to wait about 25 minutes for a…

The Dorchester, Mayfair I guess this is one of the good things you can do when you have your blog – talk about whatever weird topics you want to. So, I want to share some of my favourite bits of food that happened last week or so. I am always on a diet and at the same time I am always eating, sometimes it is too confusing. During the week I had the pleasure to have a working breakfast at The Dorchester, London. They have some of the best scrambled eggs ever, and the breakfast always comes with a pastry…

I went out for a stroll to Notting Hill market yesterday. An activity I do not indulge into often enough, due to the masses of tourists that flood the area during the weekend. Here is a quick guide to all the yummy food available on street stalls. From the Caribbean to Tokyo, you can find anything you crave on the road. Get some Sunday inspiration below. The Italian Extravaganza, mamma mia: Paella, segnoritas? Or possibly some Caribbean touch is needed, to brighten up this dull day? Or the simple, sausage and salad? And my favourite corner, SWEETS: Bread…

When you come to London, you get surprised by the food. Breakfast is usually bad and expensive, as well as limited in terms of creativity. English breakfast is a great thing but I only utilized it, if I am recovering from the night before. I cannot really imagine eating for a heart attack every day. Coming from the continent, I like simpler breakfast items, which I can mix and match. I also do not consider breakfast being an expensive meal, so it does frustrate me when I need to pay more than a fiver for it. I struggled for some time,…

Food in London can be a challenge – this is not because of some sort of scarcity but because you will need to know where to look for what you want. The easiest choice seems to be to go for Tesco, Sainsburys, Iceland, Cooperative and so on. BUT… there is a big but and that is the quality of the food offered by those chains. If you are coming from a place, where you had access to healthy and real food, the mass chain stores in the UK will seem like a joke to you. The bread, the pastries, the…