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CitizenM Tower of London Hotel Review

CitizenM Tower of London Hotel Review

First off, I really wanted to stay at a CitizenM hotel as we wanted to spend a little more than our normal budget and we’d recently had a really bad stay at a cheap guest house in Earl’s Court. (I say in Earl’s Court, but […]

Winter Walking Tour – London

Winter Walking Tour – London

This tour I have outlined is a self guided London walking tour with a focus on Architecture, Food stops and of course Christmas based events! This means it’s a very budget friendly tour as you are simply seeing the sights, and I have been sure […]

Hidden Gem – Hyde Park, London

Hidden Gem – Hyde Park, London

The Serpentine Gallery Pavilion. Every year a new pavilion is built by a famous Architect or Designer, in London’s Hyde Park. The temporary structures are erected in 6 months and are then open to the public for 3. This year’s pavilion has had it’s stay […]

Cheddar Gorge, UK – Hikes, Caves and Cheese!

Cheddar Gorge, UK – Hikes, Caves and Cheese!

Another Nature-Find this week and what a find it is! Cheddar Gorge is just a short drive from Bristol so it is great for a day trip. The village is full of history, from the formation of the Gorge, to the creation of Cheddar Cheese; […]

Zaha Hadid at the Science Museum – London

Zaha Hadid at the Science Museum – London

The Winton Gallery is a new exhibition at the Science Museum in London, designed by Zaha Hadid. The gallery was designed to show how mathematics informs our lives, from travel through to Architecture. Architecture and Design Zaha Hadid Architects were commissioned to design this exhibition […]

Architecture Finds in Oxford, UK

Architecture Finds in Oxford, UK

This week I wanted to focus on a city rather than a specific building or place. I thought what better place to start than gorgeous Oxford. As an architecture geek, Oxford was perfect for me. There are fantastic looking buildings everywhere you go. Oxford recognised […]

Tower Bridge, London – Visit this historical feat of Engineering

Tower Bridge, London – Visit this historical feat of Engineering

As you will begin to learn, I love bridges! Some fantastic engineering feats have been realised through bridge design and construction. Tower Bridge is a perfect example of this. History and Architecture Over 50 designs were submitted for the bridge back in the 1800’s. Horace […]

Durdle Door – UK. A natural limestone archway, born to the Jurassic Coast.

Durdle Door – UK. A natural limestone archway, born to the Jurassic Coast.

This stunning Nature Find was something I had to see for myself. The unusual formation in the rock is a majestic sight and it’s peaceful sitting on the beach in awe of it. The curve of the coast line frames the arch with clear blue […]

Elizabeth Tower “Big Ben” – London, UK

Elizabeth Tower “Big Ben” – London, UK

After the 1834 fire that wiped out most of the Parliamentary buildings in London, the plan was started to build “Big Ben” as part of the reconstruction. The Clock Tower was built in a time of Gothic Revival Architecture in England and was finished in […]