I am a self confessed huge gin fan, and sourcing out independent gin events is probably one of my most favourite things to do! Especially when it’s for one of my favourite gin producers, the fabulous London based Sipsmith. I found them in London about 4 years ago, and was delighted to catch them at … More Celebrating the ginaissance with Sipsmith!
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
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. 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
“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!
Oh wow. I have got 101 (thousand) suggestions of what you could do with your time, but here is just one set of options for you! I hope to come up with many more! My cousin Joanne was coming from Cork and we wanted a bit more of a girlie time. Here is some of … More How to spend a weekend in London
I love London at any time of the year, but Christmas has to be up there as one of my favourites. I plan far ahead and often get the cheapest seats (which is the bit where planning ahead is most advantageous). I don’t find planning stressful, I enjoy it and I also enjoy maximizing my … More London at Christmas Time
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