Europe, London, Travel

Unusual days out in London: Crossness Pumping Station

14th October, 2017

After five years in London I’ve done most of the obvious tourist hotspots. I’m always on the lookout for quirky and interesting things to do in this city so I was intrigued when I first heard about Crossness Pumping Station. The Crossness Pumping Station was built by Sir Joseph Bazalgette in 1865. At the time, […]

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How to see the highlights of Cinque Terre in a day

9th September, 2017

Cinque Terre (literally translating to “Five Lands”) is a picturesque portion of coast on the Italian Riviera and a UNESCO World Heritage site. Five beautiful fishing villages make up Cinque Terre – Monterosso al Mare, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola, and Riomaggiore. This place has been high on my bucket list for a long time so when […]

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Five things to do in Genoa, Italy

26th August, 2017

I think Genoa might be one of the most underrated cities in Italy. It may not be as glamorous as the likes of Rome, Venice or Florence but that doesn’t mean it should be overlooked. If you’re looking to escape from hordes of tourists while enjoying delicious food, visiting historical palaces and museums, and admiring […]

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A look inside the Freemasons’ Hall, London

19th August, 2017

In June the Freemason’s Hall in Covent Garden opened it’s doors to the public to mark the 300th anniversary of the world’s first masonic grand lodge opening. I had missed the opportunity to visit this Art Deco building during last year’s Open House London weekend so I was glad to have another chance to have […]

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