Renaissance Cafe Bar Restaurant, Penzance


Back in April we went back to my home town of Penzance to celebrate my birthday and to see my friends before we had the baby (we knew we wouldn’t be back home for a long time once we’d had him).

I wanted to get everyone together in one place which meant that I needed to find a suitable venue to accommodate a large group, as well as one that could cater for my dietary requirements.

Situated in Wharfside Shopping Centre overlooking Penzance harbour, I’d been to the Renaissance Restaurant on numerous occasions both before being diagnosed and since then, so I knew that they could safely cater for a coeliac, making it the perfect choice. Continue reading


Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel, Gothenburg, Sweden

This post is a continuation of my main post about my trip to Sweden, which can be found here.

DSC02118From a selection of hotels located in central Gothenburg I decided to book the Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel for the second part of our Swedish trip, as the hotel looked amazing. It is a little pricey, but as this was our first holiday abroad I thought it would be nice to treat ourselves.

The hotel includes a swimming pool and a gym, although there was an extra charge of 50 SEK (approx. £5) if we wanted to make use of these facilities.

When we first checked in to the hotel, I was delighted with my choice! The interior is very grand, with the bar, restaurant and conference facilities all located within the central atrium of the hotel. There’s even a piano in the middle of a stream and it all looks amazing lit up at night! Continue reading