Mercato Metropolitano in Elephant and Castle
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Established in 2016, Mercato Metropolitano has become a firm favourite in London’s Elephant and Castle neighbourhood. It’s a sprawling, vibrant space filled with food and drink stalls and lots of activities to get involved with – come rain or shine. It’s an oasis in an urban jungle.  The market is

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What makes your city special?

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I’m lucky to call London home and whilst it’s an amazing city for many obvious reasons, there are certain things that make it extra special for me. I’d love to know what’s special about the city you live in so please leave a comment. Why London is special It’s multicultural

Cirque du Soleil stage at Royal Albert Hall
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We first went to a Cirque du Soleil show a few years ago (a birthday present from my husband) and I remember thinking I wasn’t really going to enjoy it that much as circus-style shows aren’t really my kind of thing. We saw Totem and we were both blown away

Pierogi
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I’ve asked fellow travel bloggers to share their holiday traditions. Nicolette Orlemans, founder of  popular Twitter chat #CultureTrav, shares how she celebrates the holidays. Pierogies, Christmas music, and time with family: that’s what the holidays look like for me each year. I was born and raised in a Dutch/Polish household,

Hapjes are small bites
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I’ve asked fellow travel bloggers to share their New Year’s Eve traditions. Jessica Lipowski, host of Twitter travel chats #CultureTrav and #TRLT, shares how they celebrate New Year in the Netherlands. Happy New Year! A brand new year is underway, and 2016 is off to a strong start. Typically around this

Let's be ourselves
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Last night I watched Reggie Yates’ Extreme UK: Dying for a six pack, which is a documentary about the extreme lengths that guys will go to for the perfect body. It was really quite disturbing…. from hours in the gym wrapped in cling film (to sweat out excess water) to