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ABBA Voyage in London

Mamma Mia, here I go again! If you’re an ABBA fan and love concerts, you MUST check out ABBA Voyage in London. We recently enjoyed a night to remember!
The tube in London was buzzing with excitement with bellbottoms and people showcasing their best 70’s and disco clothing. Slightly surreal, normal commuteres disappeared as we made our way to the ABBA…

Afternoon Tea at St. Ermin’s Hotel, London

London is a city steeped in history and tradition and offers a wide array of special experiences for travelers. Afternoon tea is quintessentially British because it embodies the essence of elegance and tradition that defines British culture. Afternoon Tea at St. Ermin’s Hotel, is a unique experience due to their dedication to sustainability and their rooftop community of over 300,000 St. Ermin…

Visit Buckingham Palace – London

EDIT September 8, 2022 – Surreal to be in Buckingham Palace to write this blog post, then watch the news unfold of the Queen’s passing in the afternoon. To be standing in the Blue Drawing Room hours before King Charles III gave his speech is a surreal and momentous part of history. I am grateful to the Royal Collection Trust for this opportunity…

The Art of Banksy Exhibition – London

The Art of Banksy, is the world’s largest exhibition of privately owned Banksy artwork being showcased in a huge warehouse space in Covent Garden, London.
Banksy is one of the most famous street artists in the world, yet he’s managed to keep his identity a secret. His face has never appeared in public photographs or on television, and he’s…

10 Best Museums in London

If museums and culture are your jam, you’re in luck. With over 170 museums in London, there’s something for everybody, and the best part is the majority of them are free.
It was difficult to choose my ten favorite museums in London, but here goes (full disclosure, I haven’t visited all 170!)
1. British Museum

I absolutely love the…

Pop Up Screens: Immersive Cinema in London

Are you looking for something fun and ‘Covid safe’ to do this holiday season? I think I may have just the activity for you. Pop Up Screens have launched their immersive cinema festive season, beginning with the ‘Forbidden Forest Cinema’ just in time for Halloween, and ‘Christmas in the Snow’ to celebrate Christmas. Pop Up Screens are one of…

Up at The O2 (London) Climb

Since we are living in London for a few months, we are determined to explore this beautiful city inside and out. We were excited to have the opportunity to tick something off of our London Bucket List… we were going to climb ‘Up at The O2.’
The O2 is a large entertainment district located right next to the river Thames on the…

Afternoon Tea in London: Chesterfield Mayfair Hotel

Afternoon tea is a quintessential English tradition of sitting down around 4pm for an afternoon treat of tea, sandwiches, scones, and cake. The taking of afternoon tea was introduced in England by Anna, the seventh Duchess of Bedford, in 1840. The Duchess would become hungry around four o’clock in the afternoon since her evening meal was served around eight o’clock, leaving…

Cahoots: A Playground for London Scoundrels!

I have finally finished my 14 days of self-isolation after arriving from the USA, and I was gagging to hit the streets of London (safely of course). I was excited for our first real date in SIX MONTHS and planned to visit Cahoots in London for some ‘tipples and treats.’ Cahoots is a 1940’s themed pub hidden underground beneath the…