Taking a Black Cab Tour in Belfast, Northern Ireland

Ah, Belfast. This visit should have happened much sooner, but anyway, here we are. We spent an afternoon and evening exploring Belfast. The downtown area…

Lounging in the Lake District

Looking for a relaxing spot in England? Aside from the hiking bits, the Lake District in Cumbria was an amazing weekend away, and one of…

Conquering Helvellyn: England’s 3rd Highest Peak

For the Easter long weekend in April this year, I took a drive around the Southeastern part of Ireland. On that trip I sprained my ankle…

Fresh Eyes on London

Oh, hello there! It’s been a busy month. One of the highlights was a quick hop over to London in early April with a couple…

Climbing St. Paul’s Cathedral

Well that picture looks familiar! On one of my last weekends as a Londoner, I walked between Wandsworth Bridge and London Bridge. That day, I…

My Boxing Day Walk in Hampshire

It’s the thing to do when you’re in England. Walk! Although I didn’t quite realize what I was getting myself into this past Boxing Day.…

The New Kind of Travel Guide: It’s ‘A London Steal’

It takes time to understand a city. To learn about the neighbourhoods, the food culture, the people, and the fashion. Thanks to the internet, you…

Returning Home to London

I was beyond excited when I hopped off my Aer Lingus flight into London’s Gatwick Airport for a five-day visit at the end of September.…

Afternoon Tea at the Savoy

England is well known for many great things: the monarchy, festivals in the mud, great accents and, everyone’s favourite, afternoon tea! Naturally, I had to…

Finding a Flat in London

So you’re in the market for a flatshare in London, England? I’ve been told that you’ve got roughly a 1 in 6 chance of getting…