Travel places: Thames river views, London

Thames River view, London

We are extremely lucky to have recently moved to a Thames river facing apartment. It’s an absolute dream and I didn’t think we would love it as much as we are! I had no idea that even when it’s 7c outside I would be able to sit in a t-shirt and shorts on our balcony […]

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Travel Places: Paradise in Porthtowan, Cornwall

For anyone coming from Cape Town (or a town with a beach), you’ll know that we are very blessed with a large selection of crazy beautiful beaches surrounding our crazy beautiful city. After moving to London inย  we craved a weekend beach break. Finally, we found a little bit of paradise known asย Porthtowan in Cornwall. […]

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Travel Places: Visit Wonderful Wapping in East London

Wapping, London, UK

Wapping, in East London, is simply wonderful! I can’t thank our dear friends Jana and Ger enough for introducing us to our favourite part of London. If you are looking at renting, buying or just spending a day in the area here is why you need to: What makes Wapping great: Community pride This small […]

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Pic of the week: Tower Bridge

What: Tower Bridge, London Where: Connecting South and North London (on the East side) and leading you to the beautiful Tower of London, London. When: 19 August 2017 Why: 10 months ago we moved to Wapping in East London and it’s been one of the best things we’ve done (thanks, Jana and Ger). Part of […]

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Travel Places: Visit New Forest for a weekend break

New Forest UK

It’s taken me too long to write about lovely, lovely New Forest. In a nutshell, if the following sounds like heaven to you then you need to go: Endless forest Ponies for days Beautiful beaches and… A bloody good pub lunch. You can find all of the above in one of my favourite places in […]

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Travel Places: 3 Reasons to visit St. Katherine Docks, London

You might already have too long of a ‘Things to do in London’ list to cope with, but you’re going to have to make room for one more, the iconicย St Katherine Docks. As the only marina in central London, you’ll feel transported to a cool and breezy world filled with the most incredible vessels. It’s […]

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Travel Places: 5 Reasons why you need to visit Kew Gardens

Last week I finally made the journey to Kew Gardensย (a large botanical garden in Southwest London) after living in London for 17 months! It’s one of the first things I wanted to do, yet I kept on putting it off. After speaking to a few friends I realised that I wasn’t alone, so I thought […]

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