If you follow me on Instagram, you’ll know that I love photographing London’s side streets. From the mews in Kensington to the cobbled lanes in Hampstead, I can’t get enough of the city’s quiet corners. And since I know a lot of people like exploring them as much as I do, today I bring you my guide to the prettiest streets in London.
You can’t get more central than Soho. Right smack in the middle of London, the buzzing atmosphere and non-stop entertainment put it squarely in the heart of the city. But sometimes Soho gives me too much choice. Do I eat or shop? Drink or dance? And above all, where? So today I’m distilling this London neighborhood into a manageable set of places to love.
Chocolate Week starts today! If you read my blog post about October food festivals, you’ll know that this is one of the 9 big food weeks in London this month. Since I’ve been known to indulge my inner chocoholic, today I bring you A Lady in London’s top picks for chocolate in London.
The London Restaurant Festival is on this month, and the city is buzzing with tasting menus and chef-hosted events. It’s an exciting time to be dining out, but if I can let you in on a little secret, I often prefer the understated side of London’s food scene. And since people always ask me what the best restaurants in London are, I thought I would take this opportunity to share my favorites.
Sometimes the best thing about London is how easy it is to get away. Don’t get me wrong—I love this city. But when I want to travel it’s incredibly convenient to do so. With train stations galore and roads leading all over Britain, weekend getaways from London are easy.
October is unofficial food month in London. From top to bottom, the calendar is packed with weeks dedicated to everything from chocolate to cocktails, curry to champagne. To help you make sense of all the activity, today I bring you A Lady in London’s sneak peek at 9 October food festivals in London. Get ready to indulge…
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?
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.