Best Places to Have Afternoon Tea in London

It would have been more appropriate to entitle this piece ‘My Favourite Places to Have Afternoon Tea in London So Far’. There are a lifetime’s worth of great places to have afternoon tea in London, each with their own particular charm. These are the best of the many I have visited up to now.  Some Read More…

Highclere Castle – The Real Downton Abbey

The history of the real Downton Abbey – Highclere Castle near Newbury – is every bit as exciting as the much-loved television series. Not only that, but the real life characters who lived here at Highclere Castle were every bit as interesting. The best thing is, you can actually come and see the real Downton Abbey Read More…

The Ritz London – Making The Most of Your Stay

This is a sponsored post about The Ritz London on behalf of Expedia but the opinions contained herein are my own. A stay at The Ritz is such a treat! While it may be a stretch to define it as affordable luxury, it’s definitely worth saving your pennies for. Once you arrive at this luxurious property, Read More…

More Than Just Tennis At Wimbledon

There is nothing quite like The Championships at Wimbledon, currently being played at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon. Wimbledon is a borough of south west London, not just the name of the tournament that is being played. The thing that makes Wimbledon different is the atmosphere. Even those who haven’t Read More…

Henley Royal Regatta – A Stylish Summer Event

The Henley Royal Regatta is an exciting and stylish boat-racing event held annually in Henley-on-Thames. Attended by thousands of spectators every year, it attracts competitors from all over the world. This year it is being held from June 28th through July 2nd. History of The Henley Royal Regatta Established in 1839, the regatta became known as Read More…