Posts in England
the cutest brunch spots in London's northern surrounding villages

My most recent trip to the U.K. had me spending time North of London in nearby villages. I was on full feed. No carbohydrate or flat white left behind. Here are my picks for some of the cutest cafes + eateries just north of London!

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how to spend the trendiest 24 hours in London on a budget

It's no secret that London is expensive. Luckily, like other big cities, it offers a lot of affordable and free ways to make the most of a visit if you're willing to be flexible and do your research ahead of time.

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a photo diary of pictures not from London

London is like other great cities with its endless list of things to see and do, places to eat, history, art exhibits, and architecture. But the lesser heard about villages and towns surrounding London deserve a little love. They've got their own quirks and charms. They've got their own histories. This post is a little love note in photos to those villages. 

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hotel highlight: the Qbic Hotel in London, England

Planning a more environmentally responsible trip to London? Surrounded by world famous street art and just steps away from the easy-to-navigate Underground lies the eco-accommodation you've been searching for-- the Qbic Hotel London City. With perks like complimentary bikes, shelves stocked with board games, and free cocktails for those looking out for Mother Earth, Qbic is the perfect base for any conscious young traveler looking to visit England's capital city! 

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a weekender's guide to Beer, Devonshire

It only took me minutes to fall in love with Beer in East Devon, so after a few days, I was begging to stay near the ocean air and pebble beaches. Sure, the weather was gray off-and-on, but the charm of the English countryside made my heart skip beats. 

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what to see + do South of the River Thames

North of the river Thames you have classics like Buckingham Palace and Hyde Park, Camden Town's alt scene, dreamy Notting Hill, cafes and musicals dotted across Soho, and the epitome of British sophistication that is Kensington and Chelsea. But don't count Southbank out! I'm a fan of the underdog, even if it can't quite compare. 

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