Coworth Park

The lure of the English countryside sometimes just proves too great, so this weekend I hopped on a train for 40 minutes out to the Surrey/Berkshire border and Coworth Park. I don’t want to spend too long waxing lyrical on how much we loved the hotel (possibly my top UK country retreat… see my full … Continue reading

High Tea vs Afternoon Tea

So, this topic seems to raise more than a little confusion. This delectable mid-afternoon snack, invented in 1840 when the Duchess of Bedford felt a little peckish around 4pm – what to call it? The vote is split. In the UK, we tend to refer to it as Afternoon Tea, but our US friends more … Continue reading