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

Best Sightseeing Day Trips from Sydney Australia [Guest Post]

One of my few regrets in the last few years was only getting to spend a couple of days in Sydney. Raki, an experienced local tour guide, asked if he could share his recommendations of the best sightseeing day trips from Sydney which only sparked my wanderlust even more.  With an iconic skyline familiar the world over, a serene and picturesque harbor, botanical gardens, numerous landmarks and accompanied by architecture befitting its iconic status, Sydney… 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 that I’ve felt compelled to write this London love letter. After exclaiming at my British accent (for some reason I seem to be at pains to tell people I am of antipodean origin) people… 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