Morning Coffee at Luton Hoo

Just a stone’s throw from London, the impressive estate of Luton Hoo offers a chance to indulge in a spot of luxury. We’re talking spa, afternoon tea, fancy dinner, top notch hotel kind of luxury. After sampling afternoon tea at Luton Hoo a couple of months ago, I was back on…

London Lumiere

The light festival has come to London! After trying to find a way to make it to Amsterdam’s light festival, I was thrilled to find out that London was hosting it’s own light festival. After wanting to see Amsterdam’s for so long, I couldn’t miss the opportunity to visit one…

Kicking things off with Copenhagen!

Day 1 of my mini-Europe trip started in Copenagen. Well, it actually started in London at 3am with the world’s worst taxi driver who forgot where he was taking my boyfriend and I before we’d even got to the end of the road. And it’s a short road. Needless to…

Temple Church, London

Just in case I hadn’t already mentioned it – I love this church. I’ve shared the postcards I picked up while there and I wrote about how I ended up being able to see this church. It may not be on the same level of grandeur as Notre Dame, Westminster…

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…Temple Church

I made my way into London last month for a family gathering, and found that not only was London hosting ‘Open London’, an event allowing the public into usually private places, but also that Temple Church was part of the event. I’d been wanting to visit the church for quite a…

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…

Numero 100!

As I have reached somewhat of a milestone for a newbie blogger, I thought my 100th post would be the perfect opportunity to see what fun I’ve had since I started my lovely blog. The first post I ever wrote seems a lifetime ago, and I remember sitting thinking that…

Cake and Bake Show 2014

To celebrate another year of ageing, one of the gifts I received for my birthday was two tickets to the cake and bake show at Earls Court in London. My lovely boyfriend had the pleasure of accompanying me, which he only agreed to because he thought there’d be cake samples.…

Photo Friday: London Eye

Officially opened on the 31st December 1999, the Millennium Wheel was built to celebrate the new millennium. Now known as the London Eye, there are 32 sealed, air-conditioned pods that offered the highest panoramic views of London before the viewing platform of the Shard opened, from Europe’s biggest ferris wheel.…

Postcard from…Windsor Castle

During our recent staycation, we decided it was finally time to visit Windsor Castle. Although only 20 minutes from our home, we had never taken a tour and it seemed silly to us that tourists visit England, take the journey out from London and yet we haven’t bothered to drive…

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…

Windsor Castle

Windsor Castle is the oldest and largest occupied castle in the world! It was built in the 1200s, and many of the monarchs who’ve occupied the castle have made amendments to make it more regal, bigger or more ‘authentic’. It’s not just one castle, as may first spring to mind,…

Photo Friday: Natural History Museum

The Natural History Museum in London, England does not only house a ton of fascinating historical artefacts, but the building itself is also stunning. There’s so much detail on the old buildings of London that just driving through can be fascinating.  They just don’t make them the same anymore!    …