2 weeks in England and Scotland

With so much to see and do in the UK it can be difficult to narrow it all down and find an itinerary that fits in all the highlights. This tried and tested schedule for 2 weeks in England and Scotland takes you through the best sights these two countries offer, utilising serviced apartments, public…

Real London Calling

There are many things to do in the vast city of London. Sadly most are missed because people waste their time with non-events like Buckingham Palace and 10 Downing Street. Here are a few ideas for you to try on your next trip to our great capitol. Kew Palace Royal Botanic Gardens, TW9 3AB Learn…

Top 5 Things to Do in Nottingham, UK

Made infamous by the tales of Robin Hood as the lair of the outlaw’s archenemy, the Sheriff of Nottingham, the city itself is a lovely distraction away from the smoke and hustle of London. It’s an easy 2 hour train ride from London to Nottingham station, and from there, the city and surrounds are easily…

Moving to the UK: Finding accommodation in London

Moving to a new country is always stressful. There’s so much to sort out – plane tickets, UK visas, money and most importantly, looking for accommodation. If you’re moving to London, finding accommodation can be extremely challenging, as demand is high and competition stiff, so come prepared. These few tips will help you find accommodation…

Moving to the UK: Visas

If you’re thinking of moving to the UK, applying for a valid visa is the first step you’ll need to take! There are a few options for visas if you’re looking to move to the UK for a short time in order to experience the culture and the opportunity for travel. All UK visas are granted…

A few of my favourite day trips from London

Dr Samuel Johnson once said that “when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life,” but a trip away from London town can be just the ticket every now and again. There is a lot more to the United Kingdom than just London, and if you have a few extra days in…

A few of my favourite foods: London

London is a wonderful place for foodies, filled with Michelin starred restaurants, hidden kitchens and supperclubs. British cuisine has seen somewhat of a resurgence; instead of boiled cabbage, chefs are foraging in the heaths, harvesting fresh cockles, picking wild mushrooms. However, nothing beats the classics. Here are a few of my favourite foods from London….