Category Archive: [SPOTTED] Europe

Spotted / London / Story Deli

I kept passing a shop on a street corner that never appeared to be open. The white space seem to be filled with a selection of rustic and minimal home decor items. Strangely… Continue reading

Spotted / London / Treacle

This sweet shop located along the East End’s Columbia Road offers the most delightful cupcakes, cakes, jams, tea, as well as both classic and contemporary ceramics and serving accessories. I had been exploring… Continue reading

Spotted / London / Labour and Wait

I saw this shop in a magazine so many years ago and I was thrilled that I finally had a chance to stop in. The concept is simple, classic, quality, well-designed and functional… Continue reading

Spotted / London / Jones Dairy

What was formerly a dairy at the turn of the 19th century is now an old fashioned shop carrying a small variety of pantry staples and gourmet treats sourced locally from other small… Continue reading

Spotted / London / The Hoxton

As I mentioned earlier, I spent several days exploring London and would love to share some of the gems I discovered out there. I’ll be posting many of these throughout the weekend and… Continue reading

Spotted / Italy / Chianti / Campocorto

A small local producer of amazing wine and olive oil located in the Chianti region of Tuscany. This is where I ordered bottles and bottles of both and had them sent home. A… Continue reading

Spotted / Italy / Pienza / Il Casale

An organic farm and agriturismo located on the picturesque hillsides just outside of Pienza, dedicated to helping guests get closer to the source of their food. Spend some nights and work the fields,… Continue reading

Spotted / Italy / Cinque Terre / Via Dell’amore

Love secured along the Via dell’Amore (Lovers Path) in Cinque Terre. * All images by me, Leslie.

Spotted / Stockholm / Story Hotel

Years and years ago I saw this hotel featured in Emmas Designblogg and it was then I felt the urge to visit Stockholm. But it wasn’t until I met my Swedish beau a… Continue reading