Westminster and Big Ben
My South African adventure has now officially ended, and I’m back in London for at least the next 6 months. Hoorah! Even though it’s not as warm and exotic as South Africa, a part of me is glad to be back. There’s something eerily fascinating about rainy, gloomy London,...
Road Trip Pemberton, Canada
This month, I’m looking back at my travels of the past 12 months. I wrote about my 3 favourite citytrips this year in my previous post and now it’s time to reveal my 3 favourite road trips from this year. I love exploring a country by car; you can stop wherever you want and discover areas you otherwise...
I wasn’t planning to visit the Real Food Market today, but I’m happy fate brought me to the Waterloo area (A bit of an embarrassing tale, which I won’t be disclosing here). The Real Food Market is a small but cozy market near the Southbank and is open from...
Punting in Cambridge - River Cam
A few days after visiting Oxford, it was time for Cambridge to also give us some insight into its university history. Founded in 1209 and consisting of 31 constituent colleges, Cambridge University is consistently ranked among the Top 5 Universities in the World. Apart from visiting the colleges, there are plenty...
Hotel Barcelona Princess Rooftop Pool
Barcelona is quite a sizeable city, with plenty of hotels to choose from. The city measures 102.15 km2 and has over 2500 hotels, making it a little tricky to find a good hotel. On my 5 day trip to Barcelona we stayed at Hotel Barcelona Princess, a 4 star hotel near the Forum, Congress...
Boats in Hastings - Things to do in Hastings
Living in London has its perks, it’s a vibrant city with plenty of things to see and do. However, after living here for a number of years, I started looking into day trips from the capital, looking for something different. Luckily, London is very well located and has many transport...
Winter is a great time to visit the capital of England, especially over Christmas time. Cosy Christmas markets, streets decorated with holiday ornaments and Christmas songs playing everywhere you go. If you’re lucky, the city might even have some snow. Your visit, however, can take a turn for the worse if...
Carrick-a-rede bridge panorama
If you love dramatic coastlines, make sure to add Northern Ireland to your bucket list. With over 200 km of beautiful and diverse coastline, numerous castles bulging with history and dramatic cliff landscapes, you'll be filling your SD cards in no time. We spent 3 days in Northern Ireland, and even though...
Poppies in London
888,246 Ceramic poppies have been planted around the Tower of London in remembrance to those who have fallen during the first World War. It’s an incredibly beautiful display of strikingly red poppies, which many tourists and locals have visited since the poppies were gradually installed over the summer. I visited the Poppy installation today, and...
Things to do in Oxford - View of Oxford - Radcliffe Camera
The recent bank holiday gave us the opportunity to visit a few cities not too far from London. We decided to explore 2 of the most famous University cities in the world: A day trip to Oxford and Cambridge. They both have a long-standing history, which is reflected in...