London

Here are all of my London blog posts! My favourite places to go and reviews of restaurants, West End shows and more!

4 of the Best City Hotspots in Balham

(this is a guest post, photography is mine) If you are looking at renting a room in London – Balham is a good place to start.  It is based in South London and has lots of attractions that are sure to appeal to you.  It’s an incredibly friendly area, so perfect if you have just moved to London and it has its own tube station so you can get about easily enough.  It’s also home to some great places to…

Romantic Things To Do In London

(this is a guest post, picture is mine from Kew Gardens Orchid Festival last week – see more here!) Whether you’re heading out for date night or planning a relaxing weekend getaway, there are plenty of romantic things for you and your spouse to do in London. From royal palaces to museums and famous jazz clubs, there’s little wonder London remains one of the most visited destinations around the world, so what better place to spend time bonding with your…

Kew Gardens Orchid Festival

Yesterday my gal Alicja and I checked out the Orchid Festival at Kew Gardens. Neither of us had been to Kew before, so we didn’t know what to expect other than lots of plants. It was wonderful – we’ll definitely be back in the summer to check out the parts we didn’t have time to see. I took loads of photos, so I’ll focus this blog post on the Orchid Festival, and post another about the Palm House ASAP. The…

My Favourite Museums in London

Yesterday my MA archaeology class took a trip to the Petrie Egyptian Archaeology musuem at UCL, and it was so wonderful that it has inspired today’s blog post about my ‘favourite museums in London’. Most tourists flock to Kensington for the Science Museum and Natural History Museum, but perhaps I’ll give you a few ideas for some other amazing museums in the city! The Petrie Egyptian Archaeology Museum, UCL They don’t have much space, but they have some pretty amazing…

How to Plan the Ultimate Birthday Dinner in London

In case you didn’t already know, my birthday is on Halloween! This year I’m having an epic party at the weekend of course, complete with Halloween fancy dress and themed cocktails. I’ll be turning 22 (eww I wanna stay 21 forever), and as the 31st falls on a Tuesday this year, I’ve left it to my boyfriend to organise a ‘civilised meal’ for the evening, after I’ve had a few pints with my work friends… Today’s guest post is perfectly…

Exploring London With My New FitBit

Recently I’ve been lucky enough to have been trying out a brand new FitBit Charge 2, with John Lewis’ new #ExploreTheCity map activity tracker! London is filled with so many amazing museums, galleries, parks and monuments to explore; I’ve been living here for four years now and there’s still so many places on my bucket list. What is #ExploreTheCity? John Lewis have created an awesome tracker that pinpoints all the nearby London attractions to you, and connects with your fitness…

Pizza Union Aldgate: Proper Italian Pizza in 3 Minutes!

Pizza Union is the first UK Italian pizza bar, boasting proper stonebaked Roman-style pizza in only 3 minutes. I’ve been to Italy a few times, and I like to claim that my Italian heritage is why I love their food so much, but really, pizza and gelato is just amazing, so I couldn’t resist checking it out. My boyfriend and I were invited down to the newest branch of Pizza Union near Aldgate East station a few weeks ago to…