The Royal Clipper

After our week in Barbados my husband had booked us onto our first ever cruise. Now I was very pessimistic about the whole thing, preferring to sit by a pool or on a beach all day doing what I want to do, but I admit I was pleasantly surprised. Yes we were near enough the…

Barbados. Spice, rice, rum and ice.

Never having been to the Caribbean, I wasn’t sure what to expect from the food on Barbados. I think I expected rice, fish and fruit. What we found was so much more exciting. We enjoyed everything from low key burgers and wings, to top notch sushi and shellfish. We stayed in a family run hotel…

Six by Nico, Liverpool

My husband booked us into this place for lunch. I was surprised then when he informed me that it was going to be a six course lunch on a Friday afternoon. It would appear this small chain of five restaurants picks a theme, creates a six course tasting menu based around it, sticks to that…

Etsu, Liverpool

This cosy place has been one of our special occasion destinations for a few years and is somewhere we like to go as a couple. After both finishing work for Christmas we travelled into town to enjoy some Japanese food and a drink or two. So it was a shock when we arrived this week,…