2020 recap: the year that was

2020 recap: the year that was

2020 recap: the year that was about social distancing, self isolating and home staying. I’ve been pondering whether to write this post or just let it slide. I decided to write one anyway as I wanted to capture my thoughts and reflection on the year 

Decorating Our First Christmas Tree

Decorating Our First Christmas Tree

After a long hiatus, I am back on the blog and ready to say goodbye to 2018. It just felt like yesterday when I and a million other Londoners were crammed up by River Thames to watch the NYE fireworks. As they say, time flies 

High end meets high street

High end meets high street

Let’s face it unless you were born into the likes of the Kardashian family where dropping £10k for an Hermes bag is just petty cash or a tier 1 influencer where high end fashion labels shower you with their latest catwalk pieces with the hope 

Celebrating Chinese New Year

Celebrating Chinese New Year

  恭喜,恭喜,恭喜發財! Happy New Year folks!! Valentine’s Day is not the only day where the town is dressed in red decorations! If you’ve been to Chinatown recently, you would be greeted by a sea of beautiful red lanterns lined the streets in readiness for Chinese 

A Day in the Life of a London Tourist

A Day in the Life of a London Tourist

This post is going to be photo heavy guys. There’s nothing that screams out “a day in the life of a London tourist” more than lots and lots of pictures with gazillion other tourists in it!! That’s right, photos taken at normal touristing hours not 

A Sense of Calmness in the Hustles of London

A Sense of Calmness in the Hustles of London

When I think of London parklands, the first few that springs to mind are Hyde Park, Regent’s Park and St James’ Park. All are on top of tourists’ hit list! On a sunny day, these parks are full of picnic goers, tourists, kids, pets – 

Picnic in front of London landmarks

Picnic in front of London landmarks

Very rarely do we stay in London on a Bank Holiday weekend. However, since we only just came back from Seville (blog post to come), we decided to spend this long weekend in London. Fortunately, we’ve been granted with nice and summery weather – I