Monthly Archives: January 2018

Haggis Hunt | Holyrood 9A

Next stop on the Edinburgh haggis hunt is, Holyrood 9A, an Old Town pub where the grub is burger and the beer is craft. Continue reading

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Haggis Hunt | The Royal McGregor

First up among my haggis hunt highlights is the majestic breakfast I had at The Royal McGregor. Continue reading

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On the Haggis Hunt in Edinburgh

On the hunt for haggis? Have a look at the best I tried during a recent Edinburgh expedition. Continue reading

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What Expats in London Need to Know

Fortunately, making London your new home is not as daunting as it might seem. Continue reading

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Samoa | Culture and Customs

Petra Shepherd selects Samoa in her search for Treasure Island and shares the cultural bounty of her trip with us. Continue reading

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Win a Valentine Sleekster Box of Chocolates from Hotel Chocolat

Have a happy Valentine’s Day with that special someone enjoying a Valentine Sleekster box of chocolates from Hotel Chocolat. I’ve got one set aside as a prize for one lucky tikichris reader. Continue reading

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The Cheapest Countries You Should Visit in Central and South America (Going Places)

Here’s a list of countries in Central and South America for you to adventure to without completely emptying your bank account! Continue reading

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The Civil Rights Trail: A Journey Through America’s Painful Birth to Social Justice (Miles Away)

The United States Civil Rights Trail was launched on New Year’s Day 2018 – a significant date because it is the anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln’s decree that freed slaves during the Civil War. Continue reading

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Anne-Sophie Pic for Sushi Shop | Episode 8 | #TCTalks

Episode 8 of tikichris Talks features two interviews from back in October when I had the pleasure of attending a sneak preview of the three Michelin Star Chef Anne-Sophie Pic’s collaboration with the Paris-based upscale takeaway restaurant group, Sushi Shop. Continue reading

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Detox Destinations for a New You in a New Year (Miles Away)

If December’s festive excesses have you feeling like you need a chilled out, health conscious, and contemplative break before truly diving into 2018, have a look at these lovely and laidback locations in the US and across the globe where daily digital doings are a no-no, yoga is a big “yes” and delicious vegan dishes are in splendidly abundant supply. Continue reading

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Ljubljana Lux | Index

I hope enjoyed the slowing down to enjoy some of the finer things in Slovenia with me. Continue reading

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Clamato Kitchen | Sriracha Sloppy Joes

Searching for a sloppy joe recipe with some bite and and an extra savoury depth of flavour? You’ll love my recipe for Clamato sriracha sloppy joes. Continue reading

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Ljubljana Lux | Movia Wine

Though there’s hardly enough produced to ship much to the UK, Slovenia is renowned for its excellent wines. During my visit to Ljubljana, I managed a quick jaunt out of town to the award-winning, family owned and run Movia Estate to have a taste for myself. Continue reading

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Catching up with Difference Coffee Company

My August 2016 introduction to Difference Coffee Company and its founder Amir Gehl has now gone cold and requires a top up. But rather than a refill, Difference deserves a new cup as Amir has upped even his own game. Continue reading

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Ljubljana Lux | Strelec Restaurant

Exquisite food and magnificent views were experienced in full force at Strelec Restaurant in Ljbubljana, where my lunch turned out to be one of the best meals I had in 2017. Continue reading

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Clamato Kitchen

I’ve teamed up with the makers of famously clam-flavoured Clamato tomato juice for Clamato Kitchen, a series of recipes (and maybe more) about cooking with Clamato. Continue reading

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Ljubljana Lux | InterContinental

In sharp contrast to Ljubljana’s largely low rise look, the sleek modernist 20-storey InterContinental Ljubljana certainly stood out as a gleaming landmark during my lux weekend break in the Slovenian capital. Continue reading

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Good Stuff #72

Here’s the low down on some fine things to see, sip, savour and more – all of which I’ve recently come across and thought were worth sharing with you. Enjoy. Continue reading

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Ljubljana Lux

Twee Slovenia’s tiny capital Ljubljana saw a city break upgrade near the end of 2017 with the launch of the InterContinental Ljubljana – the city’s first ever five star luxury hotel. With the hotel’s opening came the chance to discover in newly established style one of Europe’s most accessible yet least explored cities. Continue reading

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2018 Resolutions

Hello 2018. I’m resolved to make the most out of you. Continue reading

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