Westminster isn’t exactly under the radar. With Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament, this London neighborhood is one of the most visited in the city. But there’s a lot going on in the area besides the main attractions, and today I want to share some of my favorite things to do in Westminster with you.
It’s time for another London itinerary. My London travel guide series has been a popular one, and today I want to continue the tradition. I’ve shared my ideas for how to spend anywhere from one to six days in London, and now I want to share my 1-week London itinerary with you.
It amazes me that Northumberland is so undiscovered. This county in the northeast corner of England has everything from iconic castles to stunning coastline, yet few people seem to know about it. I’ve spent a lot of time here over the last few years, and now I’m back on a secret mission (all will be revealed on my Instagram feed in May). I’m visiting some of my favorite spots, and today I bring you my 3-day itinerary for Northumberland’s North Sea coast.
Spring is here. After what felt like a never-ending winter, London’s finally warming up and showing signs of the season. I’ve been getting outdoors as much as I can, and the gardens are looking spectacular. Not just in London, either. All around the UK, spring is taking over. If you want to see the best of the season, today I bring you 15 of the prettiest spring gardens in Britain.
I love a good cafe, and when that cafe is pretty I love it even more. London has no shortage of coffee shops and cupcake places, but a few stand out for their decor and design. I find myself seeking them out and returning to be inspired by what they’ve created. If you want to revel in the beauty of these pretty cafes in London, read on.
I can’t believe this is my first time in Peckham. I’ve meant to explore this London neighborhood for years, and I’m only now getting around to it. I’m glad I’ve finally taken the time, though, because there are so many things to do in Peckham that it’s going to take a few trips to pack them all in.
I didn’t move to London for the weather. This city has a lot going for it, but the climate isn’t always ideal. Then again, no place is perfect. I’d rather have gray skies in London than sun in some other parts of the world. And rain isn’t the worst thing, either. So if you find yourself wondering how to spend a rainy day in London, here’s a quick guide to help you out.
Britain’s beauty astounds me. From idyllic countryside to iconic cities, there’s no shortage of loveliness here. And the smaller places are some of my favorites when it comes to seeking out charm. If you feel the same, today I bring you 9 of the prettiest towns and villages in Britain.
It’s a quiet morning at London’s Columbia Road Flower Market. The traders have finished setting up their stalls and the blossoms are warming in the morning sun. Most shops have yet to open, but the scent of coffee drifts from a cafe window. I wander the street, taking in the atmosphere and enjoying the calm. This is how I start my perfect Sunday in London.