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Columbia Road Flower Market in London – in Photos

Columbia Road Flower Market in London

London has no shortage of markets; not with Broadway Market, Portobello Road Market, even the 1000-year old (yep, that’s three zeros) Borough Market, which are all institutions in their own right. Columbia Road Flower Market, however, is rather special. Situated on a quiet Victorian street — although one would rightfully argue that this market is […]

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48 Hours in York, My Favourite Town in Britain

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If what you’re after is an idyllic English town that perfectly embodies what we, foreigners, imagine England to be like (heaps of history, cream tea, quaint pubs, welcoming locals that call you “luv”; the usuals) then you absolutely must visit York. Indeed, the town is a place of remarkable cultural and historical heritage and has, miraculously, lost […]

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My Love Letter to Notting Hill And Its Colourful Houses (+ Walking Itinerary)

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Temperley London store in Colville Mews Call it Instagram paradise, Instagram porn, Instagrammable, call it whatever you like. If you’ve never heard of Notting Hill or haven’t seen the movie (gasp!!!!), it’s this technicolour neighbourhood you’ve surely been seeing on your Instagram, where pastel townhouses mingle with vintage cars and artsy coffees. I only have […]

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