Postcard from…Ramsgate Harbour

The seaside town of Ramsgate is the perfect weekend escape from London. Within minutes of wandering along the boat-filled harbour, the stress of the week melts away and you’re ready to just…relax. There’s a bit of something for everyone, with a sandy beach, plenty of pubs and restaurants and the…

A Night In London’s West End

My absolute favourite thing to do in London is visit the West End and see one of the world-famous shows that are on offer. Team it up with delicious German food, and it’s starting to sound like my kind of night! Grand plans – well, grandish plans – were made…

Postcard from…Temple Church

As if the inside of the church isn’t stunning enough, the outside of Temple Church is just as interesting to look at! The level of detail on this hidden London church isn’t on the same level as Sagrada Familia or Notre Dame, but it’s the modesty and simplicity that make it…

Postcard from…Rusty Gun

My mum and dad live on the edge of a large town. It should technically be a city, but for silly reasons (football team names…), it’s still a town. If you venture 5 minutes away, you’re in the countryside. Farmers land, village pubs and country lanes. I love the hustle…

Postcard from…Ramsgate

As a proper seaside town, Ramsgate has all the tourist-y souvenirs that you would expect – sticks of rock, magnets, t-shirts and the like. Of course, I picked a postcard up from my short stay in Ramsgate! While there, I didn’t get to see much else than the harbour and the…

Photo Friday: Chapel

I’m still reeling from my visit to the stunning St Albans Cathedral! When I first entered the cathedral, I walked into the main area of worship (pews, altar, that kind of thing). As I made my way through, soaking up all the different aspects on offer, I found myself in…

Ben’s Cookies

In this world there are cookies, and then there are Ben’s Cookies. Located in several cities across England, with a number of shops in London (thankfully!), there are plenty of opportunities to sample the delights on offer in store. Each shop I’ve been to – maybe four? – has been…

Postcard from…Oxford

There are many reasons why I love the city of Oxford in England – there’s a huge amount of history, the world-famous Oxford University and stunning architecture to see. I picked up a few postcards in Oxford, but this is one of my favourites because it shows the Hertford Bridge,…

Photo Friday: Monkey Cake

Last weekend was the Cake and Bake Show 2014 in London. A variety of cakes, savoury products, cooking equipment and general kitchen equipment was on show and sale. But hidden at one end of the exhibition was a cake competition, and some of the cakes on show were amazing. The monkey…

Afternoon Tea at The Wolseley

Spending a few hours at the Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition is a great way to work up an appetite, and before long it was time to get our fill of sophisticated finger sandwiches and cakes at The Wolseley. A cafe-restaurant in the high-end Mayfair area of London, The Wolseley…

Boardmasters Festival!

Well hello there! It’s been a while since my last post, and I’ve been very busy!! I’ve recently come back from Boardmasters festival in Newquay, and in preparation for the camping (I haven’t been since brownies!) we thought it’d be best to spend a bit of time ‘practice’ camping. So…

The joys of home :)

So recently I’ve decided that in a bid to boost the travel fund, I should spend some time (and save some money) exploring and discovering the sights on offer in the UK. I’ve lived here my whole life, so I know why people come here (as I go to other…