A photo walk in London’s Borough market: A foodies’ favorite free thing to do in London I don’t know when I heard or read about Borough Market London for the first time but I know it was in connection with Jamie Oliver, something along the lines that he goes there every Saturday morning. It was about then … Read more
The Sunday roast revisited Let’s face it – British food has had a pretty bad reputation. Universally known for bland and sometimes boring dishes, the Brits have certainly come a long way, or perhaps the world has finally caught up to them. London and more importantly, Britain is now known to foodies throughout the world … Read more
Harrods Food Hall in London is gourmet heaven. “Oh, I just love the color!” The super chic petite Asian lady, her feet barely reaching the rungs of her stool, unceremoniously grabbed my hand to take a closer look at my signature black nail polish. A conversation about cosmetics and fashion ensued, until my neighbor to … Read more
On the flight over I thought about my long and disjointed itinerary for the trip – restaurants, cafes, Stonehenge, palaces, cathedrals, shopping, museums, and (of course) chocolate shops. I decided my chocolate-related shopping goal on this trip was to find the most delicious truffles in the two European capitals we would be visiting.
After moving to London two months ago, I realised I knew very little about the city. Beyond having a basic idea of how to get around, knowing what some of the major monuments are and the addresses of a few good restaurants, my knowledge was shamefully limited. I had no real idea of its architecture, history or what London has to offer its residents.
Mar. 28, 2013, Editor’s note: London’s Ice Bar is no longer the Absolut Ice Bar, but the experience described below is the same! You can learn more about it here. If your travels take you to London during the blistering heat of summer, cool off at one of the city’s trendiest and iciest venues. With … Read more