Articles by Alicia

Alicia Drewnicki is a writer, video host and the founder of

bar 160 brixton

Bar 160 – Fine Dining with a Twist in Bohemian Brixton

What happens when you combine a world-class chef who specialises in gourmet cuisine and an entrepreneur who’s worked in luxury hotels and the catering business her whole life? A unique fusion called Bar 160.  The brainchild of Rob Probst and Carol Lee Edwards – Bar 160 is all about experiencing good quality gourmet food but without the eye-watering central London prices….

The Sweetest Suite

‘The Sweetest Suite’ – A Snapchat Search for the Coolest Luxury Accommodation in The World

Today I’m excited to launch a new video series – ‘The Sweetest Suite.’  Whenever I travel to new places – you can get behind-the-scenes updates via my Snapchat account: AliciaExplores. (For those of you who are curious to learn more about Snapchat – check this out: I’ll be showcasing some of the most unique places to stay…

Alicia Snapchat main

Why YOU need to pay attention to Snapchat

Over 100 million daily users. Over 10 billion daily video views. …and an estimated net worth of $16 billion. Still think Snapchat isn’t worth paying attention to? Experiment with the platform and you’ll soon realise that most of your preconceived ideas are FALSE. It’s NOT just for teenagers and it’s evolved far beyond messages of…

Sorbet salon

Power Mani Pampering at Sorbet Salon

‘You’re in for the power-mani? That includes a warm soak, a lemon grass exfoliating scrub, moisturiser, nail treatment and polish too…’ Talk about the full monty. Sometimes with the stresses of every day life, it’s easy to forget to step away from work and R-E-L-A-X. I’m particularly guilty of this. Being a writer, I spend…

Imperial City Festival Rothenburg

Videos: Imperial City Festival in Rothenburg

Rothenburg ob der Tauber – one of Germany’s best preserved towns situated in the heart of the Franconian region of Bavaria. Famous for many reasons – including being the ‘Christmas town’ of Germany (with a Christmas shop/museum being open 12 months a year), a highlight of the Romantic road and the inspiration behind the town in Walt…

Park life 2

Video: Park Life Must-Haves

To round off the trio of videos for eBay and Time Out, I headed to the park to take part in some outdoor fun! Here are my top park essentials: 1) You can’t beat the old childhood classic ‘Aerobie Pro’. Have a fun game of frisbee with friends and relive your childhood… 2) Have fun pranking your pals with a…

TimeOut and Ebay

Video: Garden Party Essentials

Following the video on Staycations, I teamed up with eBay and Time Out once again to give my top tips on garden party shopping essentials. 1) Invest in a good outdoor picnic set and make sure your guests have a drink in their hands when they arrive… 2) Celebrate with the old British tradition – Pimms! A party isn’t really a…

beach london

Staycation Ideas in London

Craving a break from your routine and some summer fun? Rather than having a supreme spending spree on flights and hotels – why not plan something closer to home? Staycations are fun, cost-effective and you’ll be able to have all the fun of going on holiday, without actually going on holiday! I recently teamed up with eBay…