Winterville entrance
If you are looking for a Christmas market in London, you're better off visiting Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park or the Christmas market on the South Bank. If you rather visit an alternative, hipster market, you've come to the right place. Winterville in Victoria Park oozes East London vibe. Its...
Brussels Waffle on Belgian food tour
One of the main things I’ve missed about Belgium since moving abroad is the food. It’s what I indulged in when I returned there recently for a quick family visit. When I was presented with the opportunity to join a Belgian food tour in Brussels, along with City Discovery, I...
Where to see the Northern Lights
The aurora borealis is the colorful phenomenon created when electrically charged particles within the earth’s magnetosphere collide with particles in the solar wind. The Northern Lights, as they’re also known, are best seen in late August through April from countries near the North and South poles. These neon ribbons of light...
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...
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,...
Barcelona citytrips
As the year 2015 is drawing to an end, it’s time for me to start looking back at my travels of the past 12 months. First up is a roundup of my 3 favourite city trips this year. Having a full-time job makes it difficult to travel for longer periods. Short city trips are perfect for...