Christmas in London – Ice Rinks

Somerset House Ice rink

  Ice skating is one of my favourite Christmas activities; there’s just something wonderfully romantic, festive, and fun about it. There are so many incredible options in London when it comes to ice skating, some with great extras like disco nights, sports or themed sessions. So I’ve put together a list…

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Best Christmas Markets in London

Covent Garden

With just a few weeks to go, it’s officially time to be excited about Christmas, and one of the best places in the UK to enjoy the holiday season is London! One of my favourite things about Christmas in the capital is the abundance of markets: gorgeous gifts, hot snacks,…

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The best places to celebrate Oktoberfest in the UK

Oktoberfest, image by Leigh Wolf

One of Europe’s favourite celebrations, Oktoberfest, is almost upon us: this year, the event runs from 20th September to 5th October. Described by Wikipedia as the world’s largest funfair, Oktoberfest is a 16 day festival held annually in Munich. Although the festival involves amusement rides, funfair games, and vast amounts of…

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3 Features of London Breaks

Guest Post by Jennie Trotter London – the name will startle your mind and immediately make you visualize a serene landscape outfitted with genuine entertainment and vibrating night life. There are many things that London has to offer, ranging from its culture to food, historical spots, music and pubs, people…

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Photo Friday – Millennium Bridge

Lovelocks, Shard

  I took this shot a couple of weeks ago on a gorgeous clear day in London. Recently, the phenomena known as ‘love locks’ have started to spring up on the Millennium Bridge over the Thames (opposite St Pauls). I was pretty pleased with this shot, capturing the Shard in…

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Photo Friday – Ice Rink

ice rink couple at Somerset House

I took this in December shot last year at the gorgeous ice rink outside Somerset House (one of my favourite places at Christmas). It’s just a simple, instagrammed iPhone photo, but I love the effect of those two entwined shadows on the ground. I love catching moments of intimacy with…

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Christmas in London – Winter Wonderland

Winter Wonderland

In the run up to Christmas, I always find myself wishing I could visit a European city like Vienna or Brussels, and explore the traditional Christmas markets which always look so beautiful and festive. Since I can’t afford to do that this year, I’m settling for another British Christmas –…

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Relaxing in Style at Amida Spa in Chelsea

Pool, Amida Spa

It would seem I’m fast becoming a spa addict. I simply can’t help myself; I just love being pampered. And pampering is the name of the game at the ultra-sophisticated Amida Spa in Chelsea’s Harbour Club. All this heat in London is great for weekends, but it seems to make…

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