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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 […]

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik is a gorgeous coastal town in Croatia, filled with history and beautiful architecture. It’s well known for it’s feature as King’s Landing in the Game of Thrones series but it has so much more to offer it’s visitors. From historical walking tours to outdoor […]

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 […]

Venice, Italy – It’s not always a tourist trap!

Venice, Italy – It’s not always a tourist trap!

I know what you’re thinking…Venice is over-crowded, smelly and expensive! Well there is a way to beat all that. Visit in the winter! Now being from the UK I am used to chilly/wet days, but the weather was stunningly bright in Venice, and we went […]

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 […]

Musée du Louvre, Paris – Want a quiet time to visit?

Musée du Louvre, Paris – Want a quiet time to visit?

The Musée du Louvre is one of the biggest tourist attractions in Paris. The extensive galleries of classic art have earned its prestigious status. One of the biggest draws to the museum is the Mona Lisa painting that is on display here. History The museum […]

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 […]