The Best Christmas Light Displays in London | 2021

The Best Christmas Light Displays in London | 2021

I wanted to gather together the best Christmas light displays in London this year as a helpful blog post/walking guide. Gather a few friends, wrap up warmly and make your way to central London for some of the most beautiful Christmas lights in the world.  Just be warned that especially on weekend evenings it gets BUSY so bring a mask.  Oh, don’t forget a mulled wine/cider/apple juice or two enroute to keep those cheeks rosy… (if… View Post

Festive Spirits for Christmas | Cocktails at Home

Festive Spirits for Christmas | Cocktails at Home

We’ve been extensively testing a delicious array of festive spirits for Christmas – yes I know it’s early yet, but these things like cocktails need to be checked out thoroughly! [Disclosure: these were gifted, but I’ll definitely be getting all of these again on my own dime!]    Please drink responsibly and enjoy these in moderation.

The New Zealand Beer Collective | Craft Beers in …

The New Zealand Beer Collective | Craft Beers in the UK

Nothing beats a taste of home. Especially when you’re a homesick Kiwi stuck in your house, so it’s an absolute treat when you get sent an entire box full of New Zealand beer (and cider) to sip from. [Disclaimer: The New Zealand Beer Collective sent me this selection, but all enthusing and random stories are all mine.] When people think of New Zealand beers, they often default to the biggest breweries – and you will… View Post

Festive Drinks for Christmas and New Years

Festive Drinks for Christmas and New Years

Roll up, roll up, and welcome to the London Kiwi Lounge. We’re serving a litany of festive drinks for Christmas and New Years, all guaranteed to tempt you to sip a few glasses and linger in front of the fire (whether real flame or faux flickers – available on Youtube in a variety of choices.) [Disclosure: some of these were gifted.] There is something about winter that just calls for hearty, spiced drinks. They warm you… View Post

11 of my Favourite Christmas Traditions [Travel Linkup]

11 of my Favourite Christmas Traditions [Travel Linkup]

Every single year there are 11 of my favourite Christmas traditions that I insist we fulfil without fail. And if we can’t, I’ll find a workaround that somehow leverages them in, anyway – here’s looking at you 3-foot high neon green Christmas tree of ’15.   London is one of my favourite cities to spend Christmas in. Whether it snows or dawns a clear blue sky there is something magical in cool December days spent… View Post