Spotlight on: Luisa’s Vegan Chocolates

Welcome to my latest ‘Spotlight on’ blog, a series where I focus on different businesses in Nottingham that deserve to be shouted about. After going to Luisa’s Vegan Chocolates for the first time last week, I honestly couldn’t wait to write this blog! Run by Luisa and her daughter Isabella, the team at Luisa’s Vegan […]

10 Reasons why Nottingham is the Best City for Students

I’ve lived in Nottingham my whole life (apart from six months spent in Birmingham but that’s a story for another time!) and even though I love to travel, I can’t picture myself calling anywhere else home. There’s so many things that make Nottingham a great city and it’s an especially exciting place to live if […]

12 Laptop-friendly Coffee Spots in Nottingham

Working from home has its advantages (like no commute time and being able to start work while you’re still in pyjamas) but it’s easy to get bored of staring at the same four walls. Sometimes we all just need a change of scenery and coffee shops provide a great alternative to working at home or […]

Spotlight on: Roxy Ball Room

It’s time for another ‘Spotlight on’ blog and this time we’re headed to new entertainment venue and bar Roxy Ball Room (a.k.a Roxy’s), which opened at The Cornerhouse in Nottingham city centre earlier this month. I was lucky enough to be invited to the launch party where I tried out the games and taste tested […]

10 Things to do in Notts (for less than a Tenner!)

There’s so much to do in Nottingham, especially in the city centre where a variety of shops, restaurants and bars are waiting around every corner. When it comes to making plans with friends or family, you’ll never be short on choice. However the cost of social plans can quickly add up, which is why I […]

Spotlight on: Neon Wolf

Regulars here at Luce in Notts will know that I love recommending places to eat and drink in Nottingham. Until now, I’ve done that through lists (like my top 15 independent bars and the best places to brunch) but every now and then I discover a local business that I really want to shout about, […]

8 Seaside Towns for your next Staycation

There’s nothing more quintessentially British than a trip to the seaside. Who didn’t spend at least one family holiday in a caravan near the sea when they were a kid? For many millennials, it wasn’t until we reached our teenage years or even adulthood that we began travelling abroad and decided that the sunnier climes […]

The 15 Best Independent Bars in Nottingham

Now that hugs are legal again, I believe a celebratory drink is in order. As always, when it comes to the best food and drink in Nottingham, I’ve got you covered. The nightlife in Nottingham is among the best in the country and we’re fortunate to have a wide variety of independent bars to choose […]

Top 10 Places to Eat Out in Nottingham

For the last three weeks, Brits have been simultaneously living their best lives and freezing their tits off in pub gardens up and down the country because hallelujah food & drinks venues have finally re-opened! In honour of the occasion, I’ve put together a list of my all-time favourite places to eat out in Nottingham […]


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