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Barbican Conservatory: Green escapes in Central London

London is full of hidden gyms.and secret locations. Despite spending years working around the corner. Even when I found out about it, I couldn’t get tickets. I did eventually get tickets for the Barbican Conservatory when they hosted an art show using lights in the gardens. Unfortunately for this to take full effect, it meant […]

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Horizons 22: Exploring Londons highest free public viewpoint

I’ve always testified on this blog that the best way to see a city from above. So when a new one opened boasting to be London’s highest free viewpoint I knew I had to go. Horizon 22 opened in September 2023, and from 254 metres up, promised some of the best views of London. Showcasing […]

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Natural History Museum: Exploring the past with Charles Darwin

Many of my traveller friends have visited London, and almost all of them visit the Natural History Museum, London. Despite living close to London all my life I have never been. I realised if I was visiting London as a tourist, this would be high on my to-do list. I had some time off recently […]

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Monet: The Immersive Experience

There seems to be a growing trend in Immersive Art Experiences across London. Starting with the Van Gogh Experience, more and more of these experiences are cropping up for limited periods. It’s no surprise, with technology growing it breathes new life into famous artworks, and gives a new way of engaging with it. I will confess, […]

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The Balloon Museum: Emotion Air London

There’s no hiding the fact I love the weird and wonderful, especially when it comes to museums. Check out my trip to the Phallological Museum in Reykjavik for a prime example. So when I got invited to the pop-up Balloon Museum in London I thought I had to go. Located in Billingsgate, this museum contains […]

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Covent Garden: Shop, Dine and Play in the heart of London

Covent Garden has always been my favourite place in London. It’s beautiful, almost Roman like in its design. Filled with shops, restaurants and places to sit, unwind and watch the world go by. The fact it was also the first place I visited in London probably helps too. Giving that feeling of nostalgia. I came […]

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Your complete October Travel Guide

October for me is peak Autumn time. The evenings are cold enough for a light jacket, pumpkin spiced latte adverts are everywhere, and of course you have Halloween. For a lot of destinations peak tourist season is over. Making it a great time to grab a weekend away at a bargain. It doesn’t need to […]

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What is the National Three Peaks Challenge?

Tired of being in the house? Want a real challenge? Miss travelling? If you answered yes to all three then you may be interested in the National Three Peaks Challenge. Taking place within a time limit of 25 hours, entrants will have to hike Scotland, England and Wales highest peaks. These include Ben Nevis (1345m) […]

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National Three Peaks Challenge Packing List

What is the National Three Peaks Challenge? The National Three Peaks challenge is the attempt to climb the three highest peaks across the United Kingdom. These include Ben Nevis in Scotland, Scaffell Pyke in England and Snowdon in Wales. Three beautiful and at times tough climbs, not made any easier by the pressure of a […]

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