Lauren Kate Hughes

Lauren Kate Hughes is an experienced journo who loves nothing more than getting down and dirty with a great story. As well as finding out hidden travel hotspots, she loves eating her way around the world. As a lover of great stories, a love of books comes naturally, and she's also the lead on books at House of Coco.


May 3rd, 2023

The Disappearing Dining Club at the Dartmouth Arms is redefining date-night dining

Disappearing Dining Club at the Dartmouth Arms is an unassuming spot for what turns out to be a very high-brow dinner with an inventive menu, in a setting that’s perfect for a date night.

March 1st, 2022

Lady Whistledown requests your presence at the Bridgerton x Secret Cinema with Fever ball

Bridgerton fans, rejoice! The talk of the Ton is that Lady Whistledown is hosting the biggest ball yet – and we’re all invited. […]

February 13th, 2022

Valentine’s dine-in options that make a romantic meal at home easy

Make Valentine’s Day extra special… without leaving the house. […]

February 10th, 2022

Indulgent Valentine’s Day gifts to buy yourself because self-love is the best love

There’s no need for Valentine’s Day to be met by a collective groan from singles. […]

June 25th, 2021

Forget the staycation, could 2021 be the year of the sexcation?

Get ready for the long, hot summer of love 2021…

November 6th, 2020

48 hour guide: enjoy a dose of northern soul in Manchester

I’m of the opinion that Manchester is the best city in the UK; but then again, I am biased. […]

October 26th, 2020

The most decadent London champagne bars for a luxurious glass of fizz

The festive season is just around the corner – and what better way to celebrate the most magical time of year than sipping a glass of champagne somewhere luxurious. […]

October 22nd, 2020

An insider’s guide to Toronto: why I fell in love with the city

House of Coco chatted to a former Leeds resident about upping sticks and moving across the pond to Canada.

September 29th, 2020

The place that shaped my childhood: why France will forever evoke happy memories

Is there a place that springs to mind when you think of your childhood? […]

September 29th, 2020

Classic reads from America’s greatest authors to inspire your next big trip

The best thing about books is that they can transport you to somewhere else entirely. […]

August 4th, 2020

Five incredible experiences that will put Malta on your must-visit list

For many of us, the desire to travel is bound up in the chance to escape the everyday. […]

July 28th, 2020

6 classic films that will transport you to somewhere else entirely

Looking for a bit of escapism? We’ve got you. […]

July 7th, 2020

Living with uncertainty can feel deeply uncomfortable – here’s how to get through it

While we like to try and always greet the future with optimism, 2020 has landed us all with an almighty curveball. […]

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