It’s pouring rain in Washington, DC. I had planned a day of sightseeing around the monuments and memorials, but nature has different ideas. And that’s okay, because there’s plenty to do indoors here, and with more than one day in town I can hope for better weather tomorrow. So I take out my umbrella and begin my 48 hours in Washington, DC.
Fitzrovia always gets me excited. This London neighborhood is one of my favorite places to eat, drink, and explore, and given how central it is I end up there more often than I intend to. But it’s always for a good cause—calories don’t consume and burn themselves, after all. I’ve spent so much time in the area that today I want to let you in on my favorite places. So get ready for a quick guide to Fitzrovia, London.
A lot of people ask me to recommend things to do in London. To help them, I’ve been sharing different London itineraries on the A Lady in London blog over the last few months. The posts have been so popular that today I want to add my 3-day London itinerary to the mix. Whether you’re a local or a visitor, I hope you find inspiration in it.
When I travel by rail, there’s nothing more satisfying than leaving or arriving from a long train journey on a full stomach. Whether I grab a quick bite before my departure or enjoy a leisurely meal after my train pulls in, it feels great to boost my serotonin levels. I used to struggle to find good restaurants close to the tracks, but over the years I’ve discovered some great ones. If you’re like me and are wondering where to eat near London’s train stations, today I want share 9 lovely places with you.
There’s nothing I enjoy more than curling up with a good book. Whether I’m on the sofa at home on a winter’s night or on a bench in a park on a summer’s day, I love getting lost in the pages of a novel. And when I need inspiration for something new to read, I head to one of my favorite places for books in the city. If you’re a book lover like me, today I want to share 9 of the best independent bookshops in London with you.
What are the best winter day trips from London? This is one of the most common questions people ask me, so today I’ve decided to dedicate a blog post to answering it. I hope you find it helpful if you’re in London during the winter months.
Nothing gets me excited like a last-minute weekend getaway from London. On a Friday evening, my boyfriend and I decide to be spontaneous and take an impromptu trip to Gloucestershire. We hop in the car Saturday morning and drive west for a cozy winter weekend in the Cotswolds.
Happy New Year! I hope your year is off to a good start wherever you are in the world. I’ve been looking forward to fresh beginnings, and I have lots of exciting New Year’s inspiration to share with you on the A Lady in London blog today.
This has been a great year for the A Lady in London blog. From amazing trips to exciting features, the blog and I have been all over the world. But as good as it’s been, it couldn’t have been so without you.