Highgate Cemetery

Highgate Cemetery should be a top London tourist priority if it’s not already on your list. In my almost 14 years here it’s probably one of the nicest things I’ve done in London, and a guaranteed option for peace and tranquility, even at weekends. There’s not many places you could say that about in the … More Highgate Cemetery

A London Christmas- what to do during December in the UK capital

There is no place in the world like London at Christmas! Ok, so maybe I’m a little bit biased. And it’s not like I’ve spent significant time in other countries to say that either- haha.ย  I see photos of American cities and am equally “ooooh” about the visual feasts and activities going on there. It’s … More A London Christmas- what to do during December in the UK capital

Where to buy the best “London” Christmas gifts!

“We Built This City” first opened on Carnaby Street 2014 as a pop up store, and since then has understandably become a permanent and important fixture on the street. Just a stone’s throw from Oxford Circus tube and also easy walking distance to Piccadilly Circus, the store is in a super central and handy location … More Where to buy the best “London” Christmas gifts!

Why you should visit Chiswick House in leafy West London

I used to live beside Chiswick House for 2 years, on Burlington Lane. Its beautiful gardens became like my own back garden, as it was only a 3 minute stroll to get there, but I never went inside the house itself. Instead I have happy memories of sunny days on the river bank that runs … More Why you should visit Chiswick House in leafy West London