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How to visit the Louvre with kids

The Louvre in Paris is the world’s largest art museum. It’s so big in fact that it would actually be impossible to see all 380,000 pieces the museum exhibits in one day.

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An evening with Pandora at The Ritz

When an invitation for afternoon tea at The Ritz celebrating Pandora’s new collection lands in your inbox. What’s a girl to do?!  View Post

The Arch Hotel: A London staycation

London is home to some of the most luxurious hotels in the world. Being a Londoner I have to admit I hate to feel like I’m missing out just because I live in this incredible city. If you’re in the mood to treat yourself to a staycation or fancy a trip to London The Arch Hotel, near Marble Arch is the perfect spot.

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L'Ami Malo - A modern creperie in Spitalfields

On a cold February evening when you’re offered a crepe fix there really is only one answer. So, an invitation to L’Ami Malo a new stylish all day creperie and bar was too good to refuse. The French duo Emilien Lesourd and Vincent Couvreur bring a slice of Brittany to the back streets of Spitalfields in Artillery Passage.

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Little Angel Theatre - The Singing Mermaid

In an Islington back alley you’ll find the Little Angel Theatre, home for puppetry since it opened its doors in 1961. We’re frequent visitors and have enjoyed a rollercoaster of emotions through a range of performances at this cute theatre over the years.

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The last time I hurtled down a snowy mountain on a pair of skis I was a carefree teenager. School ski trips to France and Austria firmly imprinted the thrill of the piste in my adventure DNA. Similarly a snowboard hasn’t graced the feet of Mr S since he left Switzerland nearly 15 years ago. Rusty. That’s the word that springs to mind. Well, it all changed in February!

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Fridays nowadays revolve around all things Curious Pixie related. It’s the one day I have where I utilise my hours between 09:01 and 15:00 writing, photo editing and researching for the next post. Although I have been known to be lured away from my pride and joy. Usually the mention of food and drink does it. Well, a girl’s gotta eat! View Post

Winter la dolce vita in Trentino, Italy

Trentino might not immediately jump to mind when considering a winter sports break. It tends to play second fiddle to the usual suspects – Switzerland and France. Well, guess what? You’re all missing out as it’s home to the one of the most striking mountain ranges in the world. View Post