Life In Geordieland

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A Big Day Out with the Go North East Toon Tour (featuring commentary by yours truly)!

(AD – this post is sponsored by Go North East) Open top bus tours are a great way to explore a city, I’ve experienced them in Barcelona, London and Prague but never did I think that one day I...

Super Grainger Market!

I’ve been a huge fan of the Grainger Market ever since I moved to Newcastle. This bustling covered market hall has been providing locals and visitors with an eclectic shopping experience since 1835. Tradition is still at its heart...

Restaurant Review: Colonel Porters

*AD – Gifted When it comes to cocktails and dancing in Newcastle, Colonel Porters is one of my favourite venues. I’ve had so many amazing nights out there in recent years I have lost count. I even chose to...

5 of My Favourite Hidden Gems in Newcastle

Newcastle is bursting with hidden gems, I could write a book on all the cute little coffee shops, independent businesses and quirky buildings that are just waiting to be discovered off the beaten track. Although, seeing as this blog...

Wild Intrigue Bats and Pizza Night at Wild Northumbrian

*Ad – Gifted I’m a big believer that spending time in the great outdoors helps your mental well being. Whenever I force myself off the sofa and out in to nature I always feel reinvigorated. So when the lovely...

Days Out by Bus with Go North East

*AD As much as I love my little Figaro car, it is often more practical and far less stressful to plan days out by bus, especially when the family come to visit. If you haven’t been on board a...

Re-discovering Newcastle’s Foodie Scene with Triple A Food Tours

(AD – Gifted) A little while ago I noticed a new account on Instagram that made my tummy rumble with pics of yummy food from some of my favourite places in Newcastle. I soon discovered the account was promoting...

A Day Out in Whitley Bay and Tynemouth with the Stagecoach Seasider

(AD – This post is sponsored by Stagecoach) One of the things I love most about living in Newcastle is the close proximity to the coast. As soon as the sun peeps out from behind the clouds, James and...