10 Quirky Day Trips From London (That you can easily turn into weekends away)

People often worry that to be a travel blogger they have to jet off to all corners of the world every weekend or they won’t have enough content. Well, to that I say phooey. There are so many amazing quirky day trips from London that you can take in England (even turning them into leisurely weekends away.) This isle has wizards, giants, knights, princes, castles, Raven warders and ancient stories that never cease to amaze. It… View Post

10 of the best day trips from London – last-minute and no car required

For a destination to make my ’10 of the best day trips from London list’, they have to have 3 characteristics; 1) are less than a 2 hour journey from London 2) be interesting 3) have good food (though really, that goes without saying). As we’re typical Londoners who don’t need a car everyday, I’ve compiled a few of my favourite more public transport friendly trips where I can sink into a good book for… View Post

The Best Cats in London | A Feline Guide to my adopted city

Cats. According to one of my misquoted sources, they run the internet. What I can confirm is that one definitely runs our home – and I just had to put together a list of the best cats in London – both real and sculptural. They’re historical, mischevious, know exactly how to wrap their humans around their paw, and are really rather cute. – Kaspar the Cat at The Savoy Hotel, The Strand – Not only… View Post

A London Love Letter From An Incorrigible Expat | Why I Live In London

My Dearest London, I feel like I’ve said why I live in London a hundred different times and in a hundred different ways. After all this time I utterly adore you. Even when you drive me crazy. It’s all your fault. After exclaiming at my British accent (for some reason I seem to be at pains to tell people I am of antipodean origin) people always ask me how I ended up living on the… View Post

Daytrip to Rochester

I loves me a quick escape from London, so when a curious pixie (or should I say THE Curious Pixie) hit me up for a cheeky weekday wander-filled daytrip to Rochester I was absolutely up for shaking off the shackles of my desk and hitting the road. Well, technically we hit the train tracks, hopping on a quick locomotive from London Victoria to Rochester (it’s 40 minutes or so, the perfect length of time for a natter… View Post