London in film
London is a culture powerhouse. Throughout the centuries, it has given the world many artists, writers, actors, models,...
Hidden London: Museum of the Order of St John
London is one of my favourite cities to visit. I never stay in the city but I go for the day when we come to England to...
Cutty Sark, the ship turned museum
What is Cutty Sark? Cutty Sark is the name of a whisky, or a pub, or a hotel, or a legend. However, the original Cutty...
Things to do in London: The Monument, Borough...
Borough Market, food heaven! There has been a food market in the area since the 11th century. Nowadays, traders sell...
Highlights of St. Alban’s Cathedral in...
“If you think about it, these cathedrals and castles are a lot older than my own country!” This was my...
The Natural History Museum of London
Who can resist dinosaurs? Not me. The Natural History Museum of London is the best place to see them. Dippy, the 105...
Secrets of the V&A Museum
The V&A Museum (Victoria and Albert) is part of Prince Albert’s legacy. His, and the museum’s, aim was...
Discovering London: Kensington and Knightsbridge
It doesn’t matter how well you think you know a city, there are always new aspects of it to discover. I recently took...
London: from Trafalgar Square to Covent Garden
Hi there! Let me be your guide today. Come with me on a pleasant walk from Trafalgar Square to Covent Garden in the...
Self-guided walk of Old Portsmouth
I have been to Portsmouth before, on a previous visit to my in-laws. They live half-way between London and the south...
A flying visit to Cambridge
We arrived in Cambridge in the early afternoon, later than we would have liked. In November, days are short so we’d...
Ely, a lovely medieval town in Cambridgeshire
As we were getting closer, a few stragglers were scurrying towards the cathedral in the light fall rain. We made it...