I always enjoy traveling, but when there’s food involved I love it. Food festivals are some of my favorite excuses to hop on a plane or train and immerse myself in local culinary culture. Which is why I’m excited to spend an autumn weekend in Wales at the annual Abergavenny Food Festival.
The best things about my home town in California are the hiking trails within a minute’s walk of my front door. They’re the things I miss most now that I’m a city dweller. But thankfully I don’t have to travel far from London to find the same setup. In fact, I’m in Wales now hiking Pen y Fan—the highest peak in south Wales—right from my doorstep.
I like to travel light. So much so that I’m known for never checking a bag. I’ve even been interviewed about it in one of London’s leading newspapers. People always tell me I should write a blog post about how to pack with just a carry-on, so today I bring you 5 tips that will help you master the art.
As a Londoner, it’s easy to forget there’s an England outside the capital. London has so much going on I could stay here forever and never get bored. But that’s no excuse to limit my exploration to the confines of the M25, so I’m rediscovering my love of England’s other cities by spending 24 hours in Birmingham.
I’m obsessed with doors. Everywhere I go in London the doors I come across represent the undiscovered. I wonder what’s behind them and what stories they would reveal if opened. I’ve been sharing a lot of photos of doors on Instagram lately, and from the comments it seems many others share my passion. As such, today I bring you the prettiest doors in London.
One of the best things about London is that each neighborhood has its own personality. No matter what mood I’m in there’s an area to suit it. And not just in the city center, either. Some of the most exciting London neighborhoods are outside Zone 1. If you want to dig deeper into the city’s character, here are 11 under-the-radar London neighborhoods for you to explore.
Autumn is in the air. Or it’s supposed to be. London’s had mixed weather lately, but I’m sure things will return to normal soon. If you’re traveling to the UK this fall and want a local’s advice for what to bring, here’s my essential autumn packing list for London. These 5 items will help you travel light and look like a local. And who wouldn’t want that?
Autumn is one of my favorite times of year. The changing leaves, the chill in the air, and the promise of cozy evenings by the fire ease the transition from summer. If you love the season and want to see it at its best, today I bring you the 9 best places to travel in autumn.
There are a million reasons to travel to Tokyo. If you’ve read the title of my blog post, you’re probably wondering how I can distill them into just a few. I’ll give you a hint: I can’t. But I can tell you my three reasons to visit Tokyo.
I’ve spent the last 9 years writing about London. From big attractions to secret spots, I’ve endeavored to share as much of the city as possible with you. And because I’ve written over 400 blog posts about London, I thought it would be helpful to put them all in one place. As such, today I bring you A Lady in London’s ultimate London travel guide.