Hotel Review – The Birch Community

Last summer, we stayed at The Birch Community, a relatively new boutique hotel set on a 55-acre estate in the English town of Cheshunt, occupying a heritage-listed brick mansion that dates back to 1763. We opted for their Midweeker deal (currently unavailable) where you pay for three nights and get the fourth night complimentary.  STAY…

Affordable UK City Breaks with Zeni Stays

We recently had a long weekend in Southampton where we stayed with Zeni Stays.  Zeni Stays is a newly launched affordable accommodation concept to help with the demand in UK staycations. They use off-peak high-end university accommodation, located in major UK cities and towns, as short-term holiday lets. A lot of their properties are in…

UK Seaside Staycation – 24 hours of Eating and Drinking in Deal.

The idyllic and charming seaside town of Deal was the last stop on our week-long trip to the Kent seaside (Margate, Ramsgate and Botany Bay). With the uncertainty of the pandemic still looming, a lot of places were still closed for business so we didn’t explore much from a culinary perspective. However, there was one…