The Wacaco Minipresso Portable Espresso Machine

The Wacaco Minipresso Portable Espresso Machine

In case you hadn’t noticed I’m an outdoorsy type. I love going for long walks by the sea or in the Sussex countryside. I’m also into my coffee so I was intrigued when I heard about the Wacaco Minipresso Portable Espresso Machine. A portable coffee maker so you can enjoy fresh Espresso on the go wherever you happen to be? Sounds just like my cup of, err, coffee.

Imagine, a coffee fix on the beach, at the top of a mountain or in the middle of nowhere. Anywhere in fact. Read on for the chance to win a Wacaco travel coffee maker for yourself in partnership with Steamer Trading.

Wacaco Minipresso Espresso Maker

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Rustic Ritz – Camping in Ilbarritz

Rustic Ritz – Camping in Ilbarritz

Camping Ilbarritz

I’m back from my camping Ilbarritz trip to Yelloh Village Ilbarritz near the French town of Biarritz in south west France. It was my first visit to Pays Basque and my first experience of camping in France. We usually head to the French Alps for winter skiing. I was looking forward to discovering what the region had to offer and seeing if the Basque region differed from the rest of France. I wasn’t disappointed. Fabulous beaches, the friendliest of people, excellent food and a few surprises along the way made it a brilliant weekend. Let me tell you about camping in Ilbarritz and what the area has to offer. (more…)