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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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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Carter’s Vintage Steam Fair

Carter's Steam Fair - Chairs

Given the weather and the fact that my boyfriend had to work all weekend, I thought my Sunday would be a total wash out. But, determined not to spend another entire day indoors (thank you, rainy English June), I decided to go out for a walk to explore my local…

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Hyde Park Winter Wonderland


After posting about London Christmas fairs and markets for a whole month, I have been itching to go to a few myself. I can’t get enough of these super-festive events; wooden stalls, fake snow, mulled wine and chocolate covered waffles, what could be more Christmassy? Last weekend I visited three,…

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East London Street Art Walk

Brick Lane

Recently I posted the first of two walking tour routes that take in East London’s fantastic street art. The first walk focused on the historically significant Boundary Estate area (once the notorious Old Nichol slum) and the eclectic art scene of surrounding Hoxton and Shoreditch. This second walk focuses a lot…

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