Arts and crafts in the mountain town of Breckenridge

Arts and crafts in the mountain town of Breckenridge

Meeting locals, asking their advice, chatting with craftsmen and women and artisan food and wine producers, not to mention craft beer brewers, is one of my favourite aspects of travelling. I love stumbling across communities where such businesses thrive from...
A Trio of Giveaways for Travel Addicts!

A Trio of Giveaways for Travel Addicts!

While I wouldn’t describe myself as a comper (a person who regularly enters competitions as a hobby or career) I do love indulging in the occasional travel giveaway and I’ve won some wonderful things over the years. What’s more I enjoy running them on my blog as much as entering them and I’ve a great little giveaway of my own at the end of this post but first I’d like to introduce you to the Matthews…

A sneak peek behind the scenes with the Blog Hop

A sneak peek behind the scenes with the Blog Hop

I was recently nominated by two lovely travel bloggers to take part in the ‘Blog Hop’ and share a brief behind the scenes look at ‘Travel With Kat’ by answering the following questions and then nominating another blogger or two to pass on...
Eating, dancing and chatting with Mama Irini

Eating, dancing and chatting with Mama Irini

Walking along the seafront at Kamari on the east coast of Santorini, I hear someone singing, an older voice, soft and sweet. Dressed all in black, as is the tradition for widows, her face shaded from the sunshine by a wide-brimmed straw hat, the singer, Irini, returns...
Racing along the frozen fjords with the huskies

Racing along the frozen fjords with the huskies

“There are moments when you feel nothing else other than being outside together with your dog-team. You forget about the concerns of daily life. You just feel. Moments when the Northern Lights show up, the moon is shining, the ice-crystals in the twigs are...
Zest for Taste! A fantastic foodie find in Chichester

Zest for Taste! A fantastic foodie find in Chichester

Zest for Taste is a wonderful shop, I stumbled upon quite by chance, in the lovely cathedral town of Chichester. When I noticed the large amphores full of oils and vinegars through the shop window catching the sunlight, I couldn’t resist a peek inside. As I...
China: When to go, what to see and where to eat!

China: When to go, what to see and where to eat!

As you may already know if you have been following my blog for a while I have a personal interest in China even though I have never been there. Tara, who I got to know on Twitter, works for a company that organises private day trips in a number of destinations...
Memories of India

Memories of India

Kathryn, travel photographer and author of Travel With Kat, shares her memories of India which she describes as the most exciting country in the world.

Smile

Smile

This week’s travel snap is also my entry for Round 46 of Travel Photo Roulette with the theme of ‘Smile’. If you’d like to enter you’ll find all the details and all the entries on the website 2Away who are the hosts for this round. I...
Put some music in your food

Put some music in your food

Interview with celebrity Carribean chef, Levi Roots. Levi Roots, creator of the popular ‘Reggae, Reggae Sauce’, is well known in England as a celebrity chef, musician and dragon slayer following his appearance on BBC’s Dragons Den. When I saw that he...
Interview: International chef Jonathan Groves in The Gambia

Interview: International chef Jonathan Groves in The Gambia

Have you ever cooked for 900 people for a wedding and have 1,500 turn up! No, unsurprisingly, me neither. Jonathan Groves, the superb chef at Ngala Lodge has. Last month, while staying at this beautiful boutique hotel in The Gambia, West Africa, I was lucky enough to...

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