Browsing Category

Tourist Attractions

Tourist Attractions Travel

London || Sherlock Holmes Museum

I’ve mentioned before what a huge Sherlock Holmes nerd I am. I legitimately even wrote my college entrance essay about him. My love began at a young age by obsessively watching the “Great Mouse Detective” before later delving into…

Tourist Attractions

How To Spend a Rainy London Afternoon

Today I have the incredibly nice (you can take my word for it, I’ve met her in real life) Miranda, from Miranda’s Notebook guest posting on how to best utilise your rainy days in London. Take it away, Miranda!…

Tourist Attractions

Climbing the O2

For my birthday, one of my treats from Sam was tickets to climb the O2 around sunset.  You’ll have to excuse the subpar quality of photos for this post. You aren’t allowed to bring anything up with you besides…

Tourist Attractions

Visiting William Hogarth’s House

A little while ago, I spent the day in Chiswick, in west London. It’s probably the part of London that I’m least familiar with, and this was actually my first time in Chiswick itself. Huge error! Chiswick Park is…

Tourist Attractions Travel

Top of the Shard

The Shard in London is an 87 storey skyscraper. It’s currently the tallest building in Europe. It took nearly 3 years to build and the top deck is a privately owned viewing platform. Several weeks ago, I was lucky…

Tourist Attractions Travel

Kensington Palace

Kensington Palace is divided into two parts: a private wing where current members of the Royal family live (like Will, Kate and the utterly squeezable George) and the public section. There are 4 separate public sections of Kensington Palace…

Expat Life Tourist Attractions

First Live Premier League Game

If you follow me on instagram you’ll see that I attended my first premier league game on Monday night. Sunderland vs Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park. (The Crystal Palace grounds.) Now why that game of all games? One, Sam…