How to get from London airports to the city

I don’t know about you but when I travel to a big city I always search for the best way to get from the airport to my hotel – whether that’s by taxi, bus or train. Sometimes it’s quite tricky to find the information in one place and some websites will vary with their information. So as I live in London and have travelled to and from every airport in the city, I thought I’d create a simple guide for you with all the information on public transport in one place. I hope it’s useful! London Heathrow London’s biggest and…

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20 reasons I know I’m a Londoner

London is arguably one of the best cities in the world to live in but also one of the most stressful, I think. I love how you could probably live to be 200 years old and still not have seen everything there is to see. There’s always something new to do – if you can be arsed to see it, that is! Because London is also very tiring… the pace of life is hectic and the older I get, the more I choose Netflix and my couch over the latest bar opening. I’ve only lived in London since 2006 but…

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Fabulous homemade pasta at Flour & Grape

Flour & Grape is the new kid on the Bermondsey Street block. Located in what used to be Antico (another Italian restaurant we loved) it was pleasantly familiar when we stepped inside on a Saturday for lunch. The decor is largely the same, with a few changes here and there. The most notable is the trays of fresh pasta which greet you in the window as you approach the entrance. We had only recently discovered Antico and had been a couple of times before it closed. It had even made my list of our favourite Italian restaurants in London and…

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When travel goes wrong

As a travel blogger, of course I want to talk about the wonderful experiences we have on our travels rather than the not so great ones – although the latter probably makes for more interesting reading! Thankfully, it’s not often that things go wrong but here are some times it did. Can you relate to any of them? The dirty hotel room It was late evening when we arrived at our five star hotel. We checked in without any problems and were given the key to our room. Upon opening the door, I immediately spotted a black sock on the…

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Fine dining restaurants in Bangkok

Thai food is one of my favourite cuisines. Honestly, I could eat it everyday! Whilst Bangkok is famous for its lively, vibrant markets and street food scene, sometimes you want to experience something a little more refined. Here are some fine dining restaurant recommendations for Bangkok, tried and tested when we were there in October. Sra Bua by Kiin Kiin at Siam Kempinski One Michelin-starred Sra Bua by Kiin Kiin is a modern Thai fine dining restaurant, situated in the Siam Kempinski hotel. It’s currently the only Thai restaurant in the world that holds a Michelin star and it’s so well…

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