Afternoon tea at Fortnum & Mason in London

There are many fancy and more affordable places in London to have a tradition (or unconventional) afternoon tea. But Fortnum & Mason, founded in 1707, is a top level address to do so. Cheap? No. But what an experience.

Tate Modern in London

Danny and I never visited Tate Modern, until August. It was time to visit this landmark across the City of London.

VIDEO | Trying out London Thameslink in ‘The Core’

  Thameslink is a 24-hour, 115-station main-line route in the British railway system running from Bedford, Luton, Peterborough and Cambridge via central London to Sutton, Orpington, Sevenoaks, Rainham, Horsham and Brighton.

Kimpton Fitzroy London

For our most recent visit to London we wanted to stay in a different hotel, as earlier in the year we heard that IHG took over Principal Hotels we thought their London location would be a good choice to try out.

Travel blogs we follow

WordPress is not only a very easy to use and practical platform to blog, it’s also a community. Trip By Trip has now over 200 followers via WordPress. That’s not enormous, but we’re happy with this following.

Visiting Westminster Abbey

Westminster Abbey is a major landmark of London. The place for coronations, weddings and funerals, the Abbey is arguably the head church for the monarchy and the state of the United Kingdom.

The German Gymnasium, Kings Cross / St Pancras, London

At the end of our April London trip, Steve and I wanted afternoon tea before taking the Eurostar back to Belgium. As I read promising things about the German Gymnasium‘s Germanic take on this quintessential British activity at The Londonist, we booked a table well in advance for Sunday at 2PM.