The Steam Room in Southsea opened in 2020 mid pandemic and is a welcome addition to Portsmouth’s vibrant coffee scene.
This cosy set up on Elm Grove became an instant hit with speciality coffee and an amazing camp fire hot chocolate. It’s an experience I’m totally smitten with!
Find out why The Steam Room should be on your list of cafes to visit next…
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Farm Kitchen in Southsea was a little treat in between lockdown restrictions. This was my very first visit to the restaurant and my first brunch in a very long time, for obvious 2020 reasons!
Like Mediterranean and Middle Eastern food? Well, Farm Kitchen’s twist on breakfast might be for you…
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Southsea Deli is a great spot to pick up essentials, treats and a hot drink from in Portsmouth.
This awesome independent has plenty of products to fill your pantry with. It also hosts food making workshops to teach you new skills and will cater any events you might have.
Don’t forget the Southsea Deli Truck, the mobile arm of the store, that makes its way to popular spots around the city and sea front.
Have you stopped by Southsea Deli yet?
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Up your ‘at home’ coffee game with this helpful directory of Independent Coffee Roasters in Hampshire!
We are incredibly lucky to have a thriving coffee roasting scene in the county, offering a fantastic range of single origin and blended coffees.
I’ve listed local roasters by area to help you easily find a new morning brew to try. And, all of them deliver straight to your door!
Let your journey into Hampshire coffee begin…
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[AD] Latin Food At Home is a Colombian takeaway available for collection or delivery in Portsmouth.
Catalina and Hernan are a husband and wife duo producing excellent authentic Latin food from their kitchen.
If you’ve never had Colombian food, now’s your chance, take a look at the food and how to order…
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Titchfield Abbey is tucked away on Mill Lane near Fareham, outside of Portsmouth.
The ruins and grounds are so pretty but, even if you’re local, there’s a good chance you’ve driven past this spot and not realised it’s even there!
This guide will help you plan a trip, make some useful suggestions and give you a few pointers if you’re not familiar with the area.
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This Hampshire Travel Christmas Gift Guide 2020 is here to help you find the best experiential gifts for the travel lovers in your life.
This guide will help you navigate shopping local and online this festive season because let’s face it, the majority of shopping is going to be done from home. Weirdest year ever, right?
Supporting local businesses, creators, causes, charities and institutions is particularly important this year so they are all still there, once the pandemic is under control. Supporting them will ensure our towns and cities stay diverse fun places to explore.
Here’s some of my favourite local travel experiences to inspire your gift giving this year.
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Where to get real Christmas trees in Hampshire is your handy guide to finding the nearest place to you.
When I have been looking for real trees, I found it hard to find a good round up of the places across the county. I hope this guide helps you find your perfect tree this year.
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Here’s 10 zero waste shops in Hampshire that will help you make a few changes to your basket.
Sustainable shops are becoming increasingly popular and with good reason. I mean we’ve all watched the latest David Attenborough documentary, seen that turtle who has a straw stuck in his nose or the seahorse wrapped around a plastic cotton bud, haven’t we?
If you want to make a few changes here’s some great shops that will help you on your way….
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Are you wondering where you can go pumpkin picking in Hampshire this Autumn?
Here’s a handy guide to the wonderful farms and fields across the county, where you can pick your own and live your best Autumn life!
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