Hanging out in the Walkie Talkie’s Sky Garden

Taking in the city from high above usually comes with a catch… You’ve either got to queue up for ages, pay an entry fee or else spend loads on food and drink to compensate for a good view. But over at the new Sky Garden (located at the top of 20 Fenchurch Street, aka theContinue reading “Hanging out in the Walkie Talkie’s Sky Garden”

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A day in beautiful Bruges

Romantic cobbled streets, narrow lanes, little bridges and canals greeted us as we arrived in the charming little medieval city of Bruges. It was easy to see why Bruges is often known as the ‘Venice of the North’ after ambling the canal paths, and it felt like we’d stepped back in time as horse-drawn carriages navigated theContinue reading “A day in beautiful Bruges”

Playing the tourist in Cuba

“You must go before things change” – that’s what everybody says about the Caribbean island of Cuba. At first I was puzzled at this comment, but I understood it better once I landed on Cuban soil…   The few things I knew about Cuba before I went •Cuba has an eventful history. From 1492 to 1898,Continue reading “Playing the tourist in Cuba”

London’s best foodie tours

What better way to explore the city than to eat your way through it? As you’re introduced to famous and tucked-away spots, and as you hear new tales of London’s past, you can sample local fare along the way. Plus, you get to discover places you didn’t knew existed, and find new foodie joints toContinue reading “London’s best foodie tours”

The best of Perth: things to see and do

It gets more sunshine than any other Aussie capital, it has some of the most beautiful beaches (and sunsets) and it’s no way near as boring as some Aussies suggest. Sure, it’s a little sleepy on the outskirts, and its city shopping district is about the size of London’s Leicester Square, but if you’re luckyContinue reading “The best of Perth: things to see and do”