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Festive Season: The Best London Christmas Markets Of 2018

Festive Season: The Best London Christmas Markets Of 2018

Yes, I know, we have only just gone into November and we still have another 7 weeks or so until Christmas. However, November is when all the Christmas celebrations begin and in London, the Christmas markets are amazing! I have heard so much about these […]

The Top 5 Instagram Hot Spots in Central London

The Top 5 Instagram Hot Spots in Central London

Instagram has no doubt become the mover the shaker of social media. In fact, it has become so trendy to take the perfect Instagram shot that restaurants, hotels and cafes are changing their interiors and style of presentation to suit our Instagram needs. Living in […]

How To Cope With The On Set Of Winter In London

So we all know that Winter in London sucks… to put it frankly. In fact, it is absolute torture! However, it can also be cozy and warm and cuddly AND fun- one just needs to know how to deal with the onset of winter. I thought it would be cool to let you guys in on a few tips and tricks that I use to learn to adapt to Autumn and the coldness that awaits. So if you want some advice on what to do, then keep on reading!

To read about some other epic winter experiences I have had, such as in Michigan, USA, click here.

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Experience Portobello Market On Film: Tips & Advice!

Experience Portobello Market On Film: Tips & Advice!

Ever wanted to see exactly where the movie Notting Hill  was filmed? Well I decided to take to the streets on a Monday and explore everything Portobello Market has to offer- except this time, I filmed everything! Please follow and like us:

The Ultimate London Brunch Guide: My Top Picks

The Ultimate London Brunch Guide: My Top Picks

Brunching is a huge trend in London and one that I have had to catch onto very quickly. In South Africa, we do things a little differently- first we wake up early for a hike, a run or even a cycle. Then, we have an […]

Exploring London Cafe’s: Tried & True In Putney

Tried & True is a quirky little cafe on Upper Richmond Road in Putney. Craig and I live very near by but have never stopped to try it out.So this weekend, we decided to head to Tried & True for some coffee and of course, breakfast- my absolute fav meal of the day! Keep reading to find out more about our experience there.

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One Of Florida’s Best Kept Secrets: Sarasota

One Of Florida’s Best Kept Secrets: Sarasota

Well, it may not be a secret anymore as it’s become the place to be, BUT most people I know have never been to Sarasota. Over the last 20 years or so, Sarasota has become my second home. My dad has lived there for most […]

Exploring London Cafe’s: Ground Coffee Society In Putney

Exploring London Cafe’s: Ground Coffee Society In Putney

This weekend, Craig and I had one of our very good friends in town and decided to take her to one of out favorite coffee spots on Lower Richmond Road in Putney-  Ground Coffee Society, otherwise known as “G”. London has some great cafe’s but this […]

How To: Make The Most Of A British Summer

How To: Make The Most Of A British Summer

Craig and I have been living in the UK for 6 months in July… it is crazy how time has flown but we have never had a proper summer in London. This is the first time we are actually getting a real feel for what it is like when the sun shines down on London Town and I have to say, its pretty marvelous!

As I write this, it is currently a scorching 23 degrees and its only 9am- that is definitely not the norm. Over the last month- we have had to learn how to take full advantage of the hot weather and truley immerse ourselves into the British summer culture. In doing so, I have learnt a few tips and tricks to really make the most of the UK summer time. So if this intrigues you, keep reading to find out more.

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Exploring London: Portobello Market, Notting Hill

Exploring London: Portobello Market, Notting Hill

One thing I have realized about London is there is SO much to do! A few weekends ago, Craig and I ventured off to the famous Portobello Market in Notting Hill- what a vibe. From fresh fruit and veg to vintage clothing and reggae music, […]


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