Luxury in London: A Stay At The Corinthia Hotel

Luxury in London: A Stay At The Corinthia Hotel

One of the things I love about travel is the way it lets you step into alternative lives and, just for a moment, pretend you are someone else. When I stayed at the Corinthia Hotel…

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A Street Art Inspired Stay In Shoreditch – Review Of Qbic Hotel London City

A Street Art Inspired Stay In Shoreditch – Review Of Qbic Hotel London City

It’s been rather fun being in a tourist in the city I used to call home. I’ve only been away from London for 4 months but already I feel like I am seeing it with…

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Yoga In The Clouds At The View From The Shard

Yoga In The Clouds At The View From The Shard

The tubes were busy for 7am. Passengers jostling me into a cramped corner, a man muttering something in my ear I could not understand. But when I arrived at London Bridge all was forgotten. Two…

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The London Street Art Tour Review

The London Street Art Tour Review

When writing a recent post about my favourite street art around the world I realised I had never paid much attention to the magnificent work in my own city. I’d always seen it as a…

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A Blogger’s Guide To Surviving Hogmanay – New Year Celebrations in Edinburgh

A Blogger’s Guide To Surviving Hogmanay – New Year Celebrations in Edinburgh

For those of us who like to plan ahead you may already be thinking about where to see in the New Year. Maybe some of the coverage from Edinburgh’s Hogmanay has made you consider Edinburgh…

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Diary Of My First Time At Edinburgh’s Hogmanay

Diary Of My First Time At Edinburgh’s Hogmanay

New Year’s Eve began in the lazy way it should – with a lie in. Previous years have taught me that rising later increases the chances of being awake for celebrations into the early hours.…

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Edinburgh’s Hogmanay is Underway

Edinburgh’s Hogmanay is Underway

It turns out Edinburgh is my kind of city. Wandering around the multi-tiered, cobbled streets of the Old Town yesterday afternoon I found my idea of heaven – vintage fashion, second hand books and creamy…

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London’s Best Cake Shops

London’s Best Cake Shops

I’m a firm believer that cake eating should not be reserved just for special occasions. On the contrary, enjoying a good cake can turn a bad day into something to celebrate! I’ve lived in London…

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Things to do in Islington – my corner of London

Things to do in Islington – my corner of London

For many London is Big Ben, the London Eye, Tower Bridge, Buckingham Palace. It conjures images of iconic buildings and historical tourist attractions. As a resident for nearly 8 years now I often fail to…

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