London may be a bustling, modern city but, in all the ways it counts, it really feels like the same city it was hundreds of years ago.
Spend a day touring the city’s main attractions, like St Paul’s Cathedral, Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, the Tower of London, Buckingham Palace or the British Museum.
Even better, wander the cobbled streets and alleys in the city centre to get a real sense of this city’s incredible history. And then there’s the food, the drink and shows in the West End.
London is best explored by foot - slowly and with curious eyes. There are surprises around every corner, as my latest London walk confirmed. Beginning at Postman’s Park and ending at St. Dunstan in the East Church Gardens, I encountered many beautiful gardens and buildings along the way.
A visit to Kew Gardens is always a good idea! There is so much to see and do at these expansive botanical gardens - and you’ll love every moment of exploration - but be sure not to miss these highlights!
My mum made her first visit to London. Determined to show her how fantastic this city is, I put together the ultimate London itinerary. Two weeks in London with mum went like this...
Sitting on the 38th floor of the third tallest building in London, Duck & Waffle is a restaurant defined by its inability to be defined.
It’s not just the location that makes The Barge House so highly sought after. Famous for its ‘Breakfast in Bread’ brunch menu, the name (almost) speaks for itself.
Have something to celebrate? Put on your best dress and take up a booth at Bob Bob Ricard. And don’t forget to press for champagne.
An afternoon tea you won’t soon forget. Experience Sketch by David Shrigley before this ever-evolving venue transforms into something else entirely.
I almost missed my flight from Luton Airport to Amsterdam due to sheer carelessness. This leads me to introduce my latest guide: How to get to Luton Airport.
No preparations can save you from the hardship that is settling into the UK. Here’s a list of my hard-learned lessons.
I booked my first ever Airbnb - a private room. Immediately after, I booked my second - an entire place. If you've ever wondered about the benefits of a private room versus an entire place, this is my experience of both.
I'm a little slow to jump on board trends, which probably explains why in 2017, I booked my first Airbnb. I can now say that I am wholeheartedly converted.