The British Library: James Cook The Voyages

A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of being invited to the British Library for a private tour of a new exhibition: James Cook- The Voyages! The exhibition tells the story of Captain James Cook’s three world-changing voyages (Endeavour, Resolution and Discovery) through original documents, many of which were produced by the artists, scientists and sailors…

Take me to the Beach

It’s been a bit of a heatwave recently here in the UK. The past few weeks everyday has been >23 degrees and the weekends have even gone as high as 30 degrees! I absolutely love it when it’s warm but I am just dreaming of the beach. If I was home in Lithuania, I would…

The Perfect Summer Aperol Spritz

It’s the drink of the summer. The bright, vibrant and refreshing orange cocktail that has gained popularity in recent years. Most of you may have seen it on my blog before, or enjoyed it yourselves. Yes, I’m talking about Aperol Spritz! Originating from Italy, Aperol is an infusion of herbs and roots with two of…

A Lunch Date for Two at The Ivy

After a week of being home alone, Jonas finally came back from a conference in the US 🙂 To celebrate this and my day off on Monday, we went out to the Ivy Castle View in Guildford for a celebratory lunch. The weather was absolutely beautiful- hot and sunny and we were both a bit…

Summer Picnic Ideas!

Did you know that this week is National Picnic Week here in the UK? 🙂 Well I didn’t know until I checked my work marketing calendar that I have on my desk and right when I saw it I thought- what a PERFECT idea for a blogpost! Some of you may be big picnic fans…

Photos that make me smile #43

It’s been a while since I’ve posted as I was away on holiday the other week in the beautiful highlands of Scotland and then went straight into work! So sorry about that, but don’t worry- I will share loads of holiday pics in the next few weeks 🙂 As I relax on this lovely Sunday…

Restaurant Review: The Ivy Castle View Guildford

Last week Jonas and I had the pleasure of visiting the Ivy in Guildford! I was originally invited to go to a blogger’s brunch but on the day they were holding it I had work so was unable to make it. Nonetheless, I was then invited to come in for a complementary lunch and review…

Nutrition 101: Eat the Rainbow!

You must have heard that we should all eat our greens. However, it’s much more important for all of us to eat a rainbow. Not skittles or M&Ms in fact, but a variety of fruits and vegetables of different colour! “Why?” you ask? Let me explain 🙂 Plants have various components such as phytonutrients which…

Photos that make me smile #42!

Hey everyone! Sorry for  bit of a break from blogging. It’s been so busy with work, friends, the British Summer weather and more that I only now got to sit down on my blog in 2 weeks. I’ll be sitting down for a bit longer tomorrow to get as many posts ready for next week…

Nutrition 101: Easy ways to stay hydrated

One way of making sure you get enough water in throughout the day and stay hydrated  is to work by dividing your day into segments based on you lifestyle! So today I’m sharing quick little tips of how you can ensure you get enough water throughout the day! 🙂 1. Hydrate right when you wake…