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.
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.
Christmas is in the air. Literally. London’s skies are filled with lights in honor of the season. But it’s not just the skies that are looking pretty these days. The streets are, too. Specifically the doors. And that’s because of the Christmas wreaths in London. Like everything else this time of year, the city takes them seriously. And here are the highlights…
Winter is here. London’s frosts are growing thicker every morning, and the sun is setting earlier each day. If you’re traveling to Britain this season and want a local’s advice for what to carry in your bag, here’s my essential winter packing list for London. These 6 items will help you pack efficiently and hit the ground looking like a local.
Christmas is coming! Signs of the season are popping up all over London. From wreaths to trees, lights to skating rinks, the city’s on the path to its annual Christmas extravaganza. And because London does so much for it, today I bring you A Lady in London’s 5 reasons to love Christmas in London.