Category Archive: UK

Discovering the quirks of the United Kingdom

From High Tea to Gardens of Eden, From delights of Scottish Highlands to districts of Lakes, From English ‘beaches’ to castles and ancient buildings, From the hustle and bustle of London, to Shakespeare’s… Continue reading

Ireland Photo Blog: A Top Travel Experience

Ever since I’d first decided to move to the UK and London I knew I wanted to visit Ireland. It was top of my list, Scotland may have sneaked in there first, but… Continue reading

Photography Friday: X is for O ‘x’ ford

Okay okay, it’s a bit of a stretch, but I’ve never been to China and that’s where most of the countries/places are that start with X. So today’s ‘Photo Friday’ steps back over… Continue reading

Photo Friday: W is for ‘Wales’

Where do you come from? I may be a Kiwi born and bred, but my grandparents came from Wales and Scotland. I love Scotland, but finding a birth certificate for my visa was… Continue reading

A day in the sun at Kew Gardens

Giant waterlilies, manicured gardens, greenhouses to put almost any others to shame and a lizard to boot! Just a few of the incredible sights to see during a day out in Kew Gardens.… Continue reading

Getting a beach and fish n’ chip fix in England

Anyone who knows me well, will know how much I miss the beaches in New Zealand. So, whenever I get an opportunity to see and smell fresh ocean air I jump at the… Continue reading

Getting cultured in Shakespeare’s hometown: Stratford upon Avon

Wandering through the house he was brought up in, hearing the stories from the guides inside, seeing the small four post beds, the nooks and crannies – it’s hard not to be astounded… Continue reading

Photography Friday: D is for… Ireland?

Okay I may not have been to any countries beginning with D, but I’ve certainly visited a lot of cities and areas beginning with D. Best example of this were all the amazing… Continue reading

Expat living from a Kiwi in London

Exceedingly amazing travel experiences. Europe, Africa, America and Asia just to begin with. Being an Expat has allowed me so many incredible moments in my life. Could it be for you? As part… Continue reading

A soggy (yet beautiful) visit to the Lake District

Can you say wet? Floods? Rain? A bit more rain? Rainwater is what most of the UK had the pleasure of experiencing over the recent Christmas/New Year period. However, at least I was… Continue reading

Feeling at Home / Thoughts of Home

If anyone had told me how hard it is to leave everything back in New Zealand and come to a new country with no friends, family, job or accommodation I probably wouldn’t have… Continue reading

A reflection of Christmas

London puts on quite a bit of glitz and glam for Christmas. From the Christmas Lights of Regent Street, Oxford Street and Carnaby Street to the details in places like the Ritz. With… Continue reading

2013 and 2014: What’s been and what’s to come

Every blogger does a year review right? Well I may as well join in and remind you all of my year. It’s definitely been a year of ups and downs, but definitely one… Continue reading

Butterflies and London parks in the summertime

There is nothing better about London (in my opinion) than spending a sunny summers day wandering through some of London’s best parks after seeing a butterfly exhibition nearby at the Natural History Museum.… Continue reading

A Cathedral, Canals and Coastline

Smelling fish as you wander along a stony beach may be appetizing for some, but this smell drifts all across the coastal path and through the township. Lovely. Only one thing for it:… Continue reading

Transported out of this world

I’ve read the hunger games, watched Advatar, District 9 even the Matrix many years ago, but don’t let this fool you I greatly detest Sci-fi things. So its interesting that I recently found… Continue reading

A Cornish Easter

Sea, sand, countryside, flowers and wind are the five words to round up my recent Easter getaway. Cornwall has always been described to me as an amazing beautiful place in the UK to… Continue reading