Walking through Bradgate Park, it’s easy to imagine you’re in Lord of the Rings or another tale featuring scenic journeys across epic landscapes. That’s exactly how I felt trekking up hills and into the historically significant ruins in the beautiful national park. During my weekend visit, I learned a lot about Leicester and about the UK as… Continue reading Lessons in Leicester
When talking about things to do in London – how can you not mention ZSL London Zoo? In February, I visited ZSL London Zoo for the second time. Seizing the chance for some photography practice, I thoroughly enjoyed it: A beautiful array of creatures are at London zoo. We managed to catch the Coati display… Continue reading Days out in London: ZSL London Zoo.
As a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, we stayed with my family in their friend’s apartment in a mountain village in Switzerland. As it was late August, the weather was glorious for the first week but became quite stormy – quite a terrifying thing when lightning strikes mere feet away from you! It is by far the most… Continue reading The beauty of Switzerland
1 – Taro’s (Japanese Food) Address: 10, Old Compton Street, London, W1. Go there for: The delicious food! This is somewhere we visit regularly when in London, and have occasionally travelled to London just to eat here! Taro’s has a delicious Japanese menu – with bento boxes, ramen and lots more. There is a fair selection of… Continue reading 3 lesser-known places to eat in London
What a pretty city Paris is. Our 4 day trip there over Easter was years in the waiting for some of our group and, for me, it didn’t disappoint. Arriving on a Saturday evening, we headed straight to a bar called Le Fanfaron. The little bar was quirky, interesting and refreshingly different, with great music… Continue reading Un petit voyage à Paris.