A London Christmas Walk: Mayfair

If I’m looking to get into a jolly Christmas mood, I know I will always be able to rely on Mayfair to bring a bit of magic. I can’t think of a more beautiful place at Christmas than this elegant neighborhood of London. Home to some of the most luxurious hotels, shops, and restaurants, youContinue reading “A London Christmas Walk: Mayfair”

A weekend break in: Rye, England

You may have heard of Rye, England. If you haven’t, chances are you’ve seen the instafamous sloped cobblestone street, home to the Mermaid Inn. Only 70 minutes from London by train, we decided this storybook medieval village was the perfect weekend break and set off to explore. Setting off from St Pancras station, we watchedContinue reading “A weekend break in: Rye, England”

The Cotswolds: The Glamping Life

I’m so excited to share a bit more about our Cotswolds summer holiday. We stole a few days in July, set aside the summer camps and work for a few days, and nipped out to the Cotswolds for a little glamping getaway in the tiny village of Evenlode. Evenlode is a small village in northContinue reading “The Cotswolds: The Glamping Life”

London’s Hidden Villages: Brook Green

Ok, I’m about to let out a big secret. We moved to London nearly 6 years ago, and first lived in Barbican, then Highgate. Lovely places, but neither quite clicked with me. I was missing something. It wasn’t until we moved to our current neighborhood that I fell in love with London! Suddenly I wasContinue reading “London’s Hidden Villages: Brook Green”

London’s Hidden Villages: A Day out in Connaught Village

Is there anything better than a day spent in a London village, filled to the brim with independent shops and cafes? Lucky for us Londoners, there are many to choose from, all with different personalities, and all very walkable. Recently, I spent a day in one of my favorites – Connaught Village. With its periodContinue reading “London’s Hidden Villages: A Day out in Connaught Village”

A weekend in Jersey: Where UK meets France

Last month our little family of four hopped on a plane for 30 minutes to visit the gorgeous channel island, Jersey. As the southernmost of the British isles, Jersey is also the largest, at a whopping 5 miles x 9 miles. From the first moment we stepped off the plane, I knew this would beContinue reading “A weekend in Jersey: Where UK meets France”

Five things to do on a day out in Notting Hill

Ahh, the gorgeous Notting Hill. Home to the famous Portobello Road…or maybe you know it from the movie with That Blue Door and Hugh Grants floppy hair…this colorful neighborhood has a feel all its own. A day in Notting Hill is always a good one, and is never quite enough! Here’s my list of theContinue reading “Five things to do on a day out in Notting Hill”