London photo diaries

London photo diaries

Now that the Royal Wedding is still hot and happening, I thought it was a good time to finally share my photos from London! You might spot the pretty fall foliage, which gives away that I visited London some months ago now. It was a glorious weekend in October, so we enjoyed nice long walks through South Kensington and the Kensington Gardens. We discovered some lovely breakfast and lunch spots and tried some of the best coffee bars around the Aldgate area. I spend about&…
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Tips & Things To Do In Edinburgh

Tips & Things To Do In Edinburgh

At the end of 2016 it became pretty clear that 2017 would be my biggest year so far when it comes to travelling. I had only just returned from my Caribbean cruise adventure and my next three holidays were already booked. The first destination for the new year? SCOTLAND! Edinburgh really stole our hearts the first time we visited. I’m not sure whether it was the charming cityscapes, the equally charming residents or the darn good pub food, it was clear that we’d be coming&…
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Edinburgh: Sightseeing, Edinburgh Castle and Arthurs Seat

Edinburgh: Sightseeing, Edinburgh Castle and Arthurs Seat

Spring break is here and after a mean deadline on Friday I decided to give myself a day off this weekend to work on all the blog post I never got around to posting. First up is the last bit about Edinburgh. Gosh I miss Scotland! I’ve always had it big for the countries overseas, but I never thought I’d fall so hard again after London. Edinburgh now holds a special place in my heart and we will return. But what else could …
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Glasgow By Night: Royal Exchange Square & Caffè Nero

Glasgow By Night: Royal Exchange Square & Caffè Nero

Travelling during the winter months means you have shorter days to enjoy the city you’re exploring. That short days don’t have to be a bad thing was proven by Glasgow, where the Royal Exchange Square turns into a fairy tale-like locale as soon as the sun sinks into the Scottish landscape. And so our cold, windy and rainy day in Glasgow still got its happy and romantic ending. A happy and romantic ending that I would like to share with you! Enjoy!   &…
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We’re Going To Go To Glasgow

We’re Going To Go To Glasgow

  Are you ready to discover another city through my lens? Today, I have a little bit of Glasgow for you! During our 5-day trip to Edinburgh, we decided to trade the Scottish national capital for its style capital. We spent about 8 hours wandering around Glasgow trying to fit in as much of our to-see list as we could. Unfortunately the weather wasn’t in our favor and we got rained on a couple of times, but I still managed to get a few nice&…
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Edinburgh Highlight: Calton Hill

Edinburgh Highlight: Calton Hill

Even though it is the number one tourist spot in Edinburgh, Calton Hill was only the very last thing we did while we were in Scotland. The threatening clouds in the photos are what kept us to wait until the very last day to climb up the hill. We preferred to visit Arthurs Seat and the botanic garden on the better days, but I really didn’t want to leave the city without having enjoyed the amazing views from atop Calton Hill. So, with the …
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A Day out in Edinburgh: Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

A Day out in Edinburgh: Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

This comes as no surprise to anyone who knows me. Botanical gardens are my jam! Since I haven’t finished writing my posts about Edinburgh and Glasgow, I thought I’d start out with what I usually save for last! We had pretty soft winter weather while we were in Scotland and because it was not too cold and wet, we decided to discover the green beauty of Edinburgh and maybe even walk all the way down to the seaside. Not everything went according to …
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A day in Canterbury: My favorite spots

A day in Canterbury: My favorite spots

Canterbury and I… it could be a love story. On Saturday morning, my alarm clock went off on an hour so painfully early, I can’t even remember what I did the first few hours I was awake. 3:15am is never a good idea. Around 4, my mom brought me to the bus companies main parking, where a few other people were already waiting and a crew of bus drivers was busy to get a coach ready for the long drive. Exactly on time (4:30am) the&…
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The London Diaries: A walk by the Thames & Harrods

The London Diaries: A walk by the Thames & Harrods

    After visiting Covent Garden we made D-tour to greet Londons main tourist attractions The London Eye and Westminster Abbey. It was pretty cold and windy that afternoon, so I consider this long walk not our best idea of that day. It felt a as bit of a reward to spot a cute, almost hidden bakery from behind my wild windswept locks. Seriously, that’s the reason there’s no pictures of me really. Terrible hair. From Westminster we took the tube down to …
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The London Diaries: Soho & Covent Garden

The London Diaries: Soho & Covent Garden

      I’m typing this post with one hand while the other is pressing a cold water compress to my badly twisted right ankle ankle, my two knee braces are supporting my swollen knees and I have a big bruise on my left shoulder. Did I fall of my bike, you ask? No, I spend three days in the wonderful city in London. Remember that awesome but stupid thing I did in early December? K and I spontaneously booked a trip to London. …
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