EXPLORING THE ROYAL PARKS IN LONDON – BUSHY PARK PHOTO DIARY

The UK is famous for its monarchs, its beautiful villages and its many manor houses and castles.¬†Often these magnificent properties came with lots of acres of land that were used for different purposes. Around London, many famous palaces are still in use and many of them are open to the public for viewings and visits. Bushy Park, located just on the outskirts of London in … Continue reading EXPLORING THE ROYAL PARKS IN LONDON – BUSHY PARK PHOTO DIARY

HIKING IN ENGLAND – HINDHEAD COMMONS AND THE DEVIL’S PUNCH BOWL

We are all looking for things to do during lockdown and the social distancing times when shops, restaurants, sights, well really anything is closed and we are supposed to stay away from people. We are getting super bored and frustrated being stuck at home and doing the same over and over again. BUT, better times are definitely ahead for us here in the UK as … Continue reading HIKING IN ENGLAND – HINDHEAD COMMONS AND THE DEVIL’S PUNCH BOWL

BUSHY PARK WILDLIFE DIARY – DEER

Bushy Park, one of the eight Royal Parks in London, is full of wildlife that can often be spotted throughout the park. And the most famous residents within Bushy Park must be the Red and Fallow Deer, which are freely roaming around the park. In fact, Bushy Park is a deer park, but what does that mean exactly? The National Trust (2020) defines deer parks … Continue reading BUSHY PARK WILDLIFE DIARY – DEER

THE ULTIMATE LONDON TEA EXPERIENCE

Are you looking for a special gift for your loved once or possibly an interesting and a bit out of the ordinary experience? Are you coming to London and want to connect with the British culture and learn a bit more about the nation’s favourite beverage? Do you know someone that really loves tea or possibly, you love tea yourself? Then this post is for … Continue reading THE ULTIMATE LONDON TEA EXPERIENCE

2 DAY TRIP IDEAS FROM LONDON BY TRAIN: WINDSOR CASTLE AND STONEHENGE

Lots of tourist come to London every year. According to the Office for National Statistics (2019) around 19 million people visited London alone in 2018. It is a great city with lots to offer, lots to see and even more to do. But there are plenty of other cities and places in Britain that are worth a visit, which are sometimes forgotten. And best of … Continue reading 2 DAY TRIP IDEAS FROM LONDON BY TRAIN: WINDSOR CASTLE AND STONEHENGE

LITTLE PROVENCE IN ENGLAND – MAYFIELD LAVENDER FARM

Have you ever seen pictures of a lavender field and thought, WOW? Well, I certainly feel like this every single time I see pictures of lavender farms. I instantly think of that typical Lavender scent and I am amazed and fascinated by the vibrant purple colours. I always wanted to see a Lavender field. So, a few weeks ago I decided it was time for … Continue reading LITTLE PROVENCE IN ENGLAND – MAYFIELD LAVENDER FARM

A FUN DAY OUT AT SHUTTLEWORTH: A FANTASTIC AIRHOW DISPLAY

As a foreigner living in London, I have a list of things that I associate with Britain and that I really want to see and do such as going for Afternoon Tea or watching a Boat Race, because those things are typically British to me. And going to an Airshow to see historic aircrafts flying was definitely on my list! I went to Shuttleworth, which … Continue reading A FUN DAY OUT AT SHUTTLEWORTH: A FANTASTIC AIRHOW DISPLAY

STAYCATION: EXPLORING HOME

I love travelling and I absolutely love experiencing new and different cultures, architecture, food and people. That is why my holidays usually involve a destination far away from home. But what about actually getting to know and experiencing our own countries or the countries that we currently live in? What about a staycation? There are so many amazing different places and actually countries in the … Continue reading STAYCATION: EXPLORING HOME