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.
Christmas is upon us. London has been ready for ages, and the city has never looked brighter or more festive. Since I love being here at this time of year, I want to share the highlights of the season with you in my new London Christmas video. I hope you enjoy it!
London is abuzz with Christmas. It’s also busy with last-minute Christmas shopping. Every time I venture into the heart of Oxford Street, I’m overwhelmed by crowds. But there’s a silver lining to this mayhem, and that’s the city’s seasonal decorations. For me, the best of these can be seen in London’s shopping arcades.
I love a good London market. Browsing stalls full of color and flavor always gets my taste buds excited. I wrote about 14 of the city’s best markets a while back, but today I want to share a few of the less obvious ones with you. As such, here are 7 under-the-radar London markets you need to visit.