Europe, London, Travel

An autumnal afternoon at Chiswick House

14th November, 2015

One of the first properties on my English Heritage wishlist was Chiswick House and I was determined to fit in a visit before it closed for the winter. I didn’t end up taking my scooter, Sasha, this time since I didn’t want to ride all the way through Central London and wasn’t sure what the […]

Europe, London, Travel

My English Heritage Wishlist

4th October, 2015

A few weeks ago I popped in to Down House on a whim as I happened to be passing through the area. I figured this was the perfect opportunity to sign up for an English Heritage membership since I’d been wanting to become a member anyway. My boyfriend and I signed up for the joint […]

Europe, London, Travel

An afternoon at Eltham Palace

29th June, 2015

Not wanting to waste a sunny afternoon, I decided to the pay a visit to the recently reopened Eltham Palace. Located within the Royal Borough of Greenwich, it’s an easy trip from Central London – simply hop on a train from Waterloo, or if like me you’re already in East London you can jump on […]

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Making the most of my National Art Pass

25th May, 2015

I’d never heard of the National Art Pass until I saw it on offer through my employer’s benefits scheme. It’s open to anyone, you just pay a yearly membership fee and you get free and discounted entry to museums and art galleries across the UK. When my membership pack arrived in the mail and I […]

Europe, Travel

Delightful Dorset

26th August, 2014

Whenever a bank holiday weekend rolls around I always make sure I take a trip somewhere new. With the uncertainty of my visa situation I wasn’t able to plan this weekend very far in advance. By the time I was back in the UK, flight prices over the bank holiday weekend were ridiculously high so […]