We all know London is an expensive city, from the ridiculous rent to travel, living in this city means a lot of twenty – somethings like myself are constantly broke, but hey I guess it’s worth it if your living in one of the best cities in the world. Now even though London can be expensive there are a number of things to do in the city that doesn’t break the bank. Continue reading “What to do in London for under a tenner?!”
Everyone knows that Hoxton/Shoreditch is a hotspot not only for tourists but for Londoners also, and that is simply because there’s so much to do in so little time; from coffee shops, to markets, to brunch spots there’s something for everyone. Here’s a guide to some my favourite hotspots in Hoxton/Shoreditch! Continue reading “A lazy Sunday guide to Hoxton/Shoreditch”
2016 has been a year of loss and surprises and I know a lot of people are excited for the year to come to an end, I mean Trump became president, we lost music legends like Bowie, Price, and Lenard Cohen, we lost Carrie Fisher *insert crying emoji* the galaxy will never be the same without Princess Leia, and so many more great and inspirational people; now I could sit here and dwell on all the negative or I could take the time to appreciate my life in London, I’m going to go with appreciate my time in London. 2016 has been a crazy year for me but in all that craziness I fell more in love with London and all it has to offer. Continue reading “My favorite things about 2016 – London edition”
I’ve been in London for almost two years and over the years there have been a number of surprises in the capital…some good and some I could live without. When I made the decision to move to London I thought I had everything figured out, where I would live, my budget, the tube, and let me tell you even with all that preparation I still wasn’t ready for some of the surprises! Here are just a few of the things I’ve learned over the last two years. Continue reading “35 things people don’t tell you before you move to London”
God’s own Junk Yard is a slice of neon heaven tucked away in northeast London, with a variety of original and vintage neon signs. The genius behind this slice of neon heaven was Chris Bracey, who started designing neon signs for sex shops in Soho in the 1970s. His genius was not only limited to signs for sex shops, eventually he was designing signs for Hollywood filmmakers such Tim Burton and Christopher Nolan, and collaborating with photographers like David LaChapelle. Unfortunately, Chris passed about in 2014 but his dream lives on through his son, who now runs the business, and the neon warehouse that everyone is allowed to visit. Continue reading “Neon Heaven: God’s Own Junk Yard”
London is a city that there is always something going on at all hours of the day and night. There is no way anyone could get bored living this city, and if you do get bored you need to go see a doctor. The nightlife in London is interesting because there seems to be two types of people in this city – people who love happy hour and those who love late night dance parties. Whichever category you fall into there is a scene for everyone in the capital. After living here almost two years I have a massive list of some of my favourite spots, here are only a few of my go – to places. Continue reading “London Night Out – Shorditch edition”
I might have a slight obsession with brunching, but I am definitely not sorry about it! London is one of the best places in world for brunch and that’s why I’m already on my third blog article about it, the options in this city are endless. I could live in London for decades, and I probably wouldn’t be able to hit up all the brunch spots, even though that might seem intimating, it means I get try a new spot almost every week, which keeps my brunch obsession alive!