How to Use the Tube in London (Without Pissing off the Locals)

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Want to find out how to use the Tube in London (without pissing off the locals)? Read on… I’ve been using the Tube in London a lot recently and as I’m no longer living or working in┬áthe Capital, I’m starting to see the underground transport network in a whole new light. Sure, the Tube is … Read more

45 Reasons to Be Grateful for Great Britain

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I know Thanksgiving isn’t a British holiday, but given we suddenly appear to be claiming Black Friday as if it were our own, I thought I’d use this significant US holiday to think about all the great and wonderful things that make up the country that I call home. Which caused me to check out … Read more

10 Traditional Irish Dishes To Try in Ireland

I spent four years at university with a wonderful Irish lad (hello, Barry) and during that time was introduced to traditional Irish food as eaten by an Irishman. So, I was very excited to find myself planning an unexpected trip to Ireland at the end of this month..and it made me think of my favourite … Read more

Clink78 Hostel London: A Night in A Prison Cell

Last weekend I spent a night in a prison cell. Fortunately, I walked free the following day without any (criminal) record of my stay. How? I booked a night at Clink78 hostel in London. Clink78: History If you’re not familiar with Clink78, it is a hostel near Kings Cross train station in London that has … Read more

Afternoon Tea at the Langham Hotel London – Review

Afternoon Tea At The Langham Hotel London

I’m not much of a planner these days but last weekend has been marked in my diary for months – a much-needed catch up with my old college room-mate, co-conspirator and long-term friend. Of course, we see each other when we can but between her adorable children (note to the eldest: you should be a … Read more

The Best Gin Bars and Gin Experiences in London

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Want to know the best places to drink gin in London? Read on… If you’ve been paying attention to the spirit world in the past couple of years, you won’t have been able to miss the fact that gin is having a revival, and nowhere more so than in London. Sure, Grey Goose is doing … Read more