From Bean to Bar: York Cocoa Works Factory Tour & Chocolate Bar Making Review

From Bean to Bar: York Cocoa Works Factory Tour & Chocolate Bar Making Review: April 2019

Sophie, founder of York Cocoa Works is a skilled and dedicated chocolate enthusiast.  Using her extensive knowledge, Sophie has created a bespoke, quality, yet relaxed chocolatey hub for chocolate lovers alike to learn, live and love all things Chocolate.

Get hands on and learn to temper chocolate and then excitingly experiment with different flavour combinations as you create your very own chocolate bar loveliness.

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Super Sam, our chocolate master for the session, a fab chirpy chap created a relaxed fun vibe, providing an interesting, interactive and informative session.

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Red Letter Days The View from the Shard & Afternoon Tea at H10 Waterloo Sky Bar – Review

Red Letter Days The View from the Shard & Afternoon Tea at H10 Waterloo Sky Bar – Review: April 2019

Tour London in style the easy way with Red Letter Days, the ideal place to buy all your sightseeing tickets and experiences in one easy place.

The View from the Shard for Two

Soar to new heights and see lovely London from the highest viewing deck in the United Kingdom.

The Shard is the tallest building in Western Europe was designed and developed by the amazing Architect Renzo Piano.

Boasting an impressive 360 degree view, that spans upto 40 miles, the Shard measures a massive 800 feet from street level.

Take a picture at the beautiful fabulous and fresh floral arch, where the theme changes according to the season.

Stand in the shadow of the Shard and see iconic London Landmarks such as Tower Bridge, The sky Garden building over at Fenchurch, St Paul’s Cathedral, the London Eye and much more.

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Escape Hunt Manchester Samurai Vs Viking: The Fourth Samurai and The Last Vikings Escape Rooms – Review

Escape Hunt Manchester Samurai Vs Viking: The Fourth Samurai and The Last Vikings Escape Rooms – Review

Get your game on at Escape Hunt Manchester city centre and prepare to become a super Samurai or victorious Viking.

Go back in time to ancient Japan, and prepare to defeat the evil warlord Tanaka Masamune, by order of the imperial emperor.

Protected by an all-powerful curse, Tanaka is no easy feat, steal his mysterious and magic stone from his sword and escape the dungeon to be victorious.

Prepare yourself warriors, as this is not all about physical strength, to win freedom, your mind must be sharper than the sword.

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Breakout Manchester Town Hall The Detective Office & Madchester Games – Review

Breakout Manchester Town Hall The Detective Office Game – Review: March 2019

Right in the heart of Manchester city centre, just a hop, skip and jump away from Manchester’s iconic Town hall, Breakout Manchester is an exciting Escape room brand providing an escape from reality with challenges and puzzles to test your mind and imagination.

On arrival the set up looked top notch, with the door to the detective’s office clearly marked and looking like some criminal activities had clearly taken place.

Right from the start, Matt our marvellous games master had bags of energy and enthusiasm, making us motivated and ready to channel out inner Sherlock Holmes and Watson to solve the case.

Grab the tissues, as sadly a young detective has been murdered in his office, but prepare to play the game to perfection, as YOU, yes YOU have been framed as his killer.

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Drive into 2019 with TeamSport Manchester go Karting – Review

Drive into 2019 with TeamSport Manchester go Karting – Review: March 2019

Grab the Girl & Guy squad and head down to the Team Sport Go Karting Multi Level Circuit, in Manchester city centre, for the race of a lifetime.

Meg and Clo welcomed our team, assisted with the pre-driver registration, making the process for you and your mates’ super-duper easy!

Aim for the fitting rooms, get kitted up and then prepare for the safety briefing meet and DVD, prior to track time.  Adrenaline flowing, head down to track and get ready to gear up for a track thrill.

Helmeted up, lower your visor, prepare to buckle up and take on 550m of Team Sport track, with karts capable of 40mph speeds, high-octane straights and 15 bends.

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Escape Hunt Manchester Cowboys Vs Pirates: Wild West & Blackbeard’s Treasure Escape Rooms – Review

Escape Hunt Manchester Cowboys Vs Pirates: Wild West & Blackbeard’s Treasure – Review: February 2019

Exciting Escape Hunt Manchester, located in Manchester city centre, is where all the action takes place.  Cowboy or Pirate, you decide and prepare for a wild west ride or swash buckling adventure.

I am sure you will be warmly welcomed by the team, just like on our arrival, and their game masters are awesome.

Howdy partners, the wild west tiny frontier town of East Victoria, has struck gold, so celebrations throughout town are rife.

Not everything that glistens is gold though, as with this news, the bloodthirsty Bill French Gang are riding their way into town to claim the gold and kill everyone in East Victoria.

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Luxury York Guide with Visit York and The Judge’s Lodging – Review

Luxury York Guide with Visit York and The Judge’s Lodging– Review: January 2019

Founded at the confluence of the rivers Foss and Ouse, with an eclectic mix of Georgian, Medieval and Victorian characteristics, the wonderful walled city of York, with winding quaint, narrow streets and snickleways, has been perfectly preserved making it a picturesque location which combines historical heritage with sophisticated, contemporary amenities.

Known as Eoforwick to the Saxons, Eboracum to the Romans and then invaded by the Vikings who coined the name Jorvik, York is a city steeped in history and charm, an architectural Aladdin’s cave of all things historic, but is an ever-evolving city which offers a range of exciting events, activities, museums and restaurants.  Take on the wonderful wall walk and see if you can complete the complete circuit.

Where to stay

The Judges lodging

Think relaxed luxury, charm and elegance, the Judge’s Lodging located in an enviable postcode in the centre of York, in north-east England, perfectly situated in the main hub for easy access to all the city’s main attractions.

A gorgeous Grade I listed building, a Georgian townhouse steeped in charm and history, whereby the building’s origins date back to 1710 when it was built as a private residence.

Eventually, after the passing of the owner, the building became the residence of judges attending the Assize court sessions and remained so until around 1976. This stunning residence has a restaurant, two bars and some super special character rooms.

The Clifton was a super sensational cosy classy room rich in detail and historic charm.  Décor a mix of subtle neutral shades, quality furnishings, fine fabrics with a touch of chic added with the fab vintage telephone.

Immediately, walking into a lovely lounge, well appointed, with some super scrummy shortbread, water, tea, coffee and also fresh milk.

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