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Leaving London and getting on yet another long haul flight with all my belongings (a grand total of two suitcases, ehem) feels a bit like ending a long, exhausting and beautiful relationship. Ever wondered how you can feel that way about a city? Read my break-up letter to Europe’s most gorgeous pearl. (I dropped a few cool location tips for you which will hopefully stop both of us from bursting …

[ Written by Caroline | 13 Jun 2014 | 8 Comments | ]

After having lived  in London for three years I have learnt a lot about the city and the difference between visiting a place as opposed to actually living there for the long haul. When I first arrived in the British capitol I was full of expectations, some of which turned out the way I planned, others not so much. And then a whole lot more stuff in between I never …

[ Written by guest | 12 Feb 2013 | 4 Comments | ]

As you probably have heard, the UK is well known for its dish fish and chips and there are hundred of restaurants, pubs and corner shops offering this. Finding the perfect fish and chips turned out to be quite a challenge, but after a while I luckily found my favourite place, a restaurant called ‘Poppies‘ situated in the East End, just around the corner from Brick Lane – a …

[ Written by guest | 29 Mar 2012 | One Comment | ]

What do you travel for? Is it sun? People? Food? Or could it even be art?
This past weekend I spontaneously decided to follow an invitation and travel to Munich in order to attend a pop up gallery called Absolut Blank Atelier where over the course of 4 days, different artists would show their work. Special about this was that not the finished result was at the center of everyone’s attention, …

[ Written by Katja | 27 Mar 2012 | No Comment | ]

When my friend asked me if I would like to join ‘Critical Maths’ where a bunch of ‘psychists’ (probably a fancy English word for psychologists?) meet every last friday evening of the month, I was skeptical. What would I do there? I haven’t had any proper math classes since my graduation and frankly, I could think of better ways to spend my Friday evening. A couple of weeks later I found out …

[ Written by guest | 19 Nov 2011 | 2 Comments | ]

The light shines golden through the high Edwardian windows. Outside, I watch business men rushing home, girls carrying bags full of brand new clothes, exhausted from a day’s worth of shopping, tourists carefully crossing the street, confused by the unfamiliar left-hand driving.
It’s the typical chaotic London rush hour scenario. Happening right in front of me, but still seeming like miles away. The inside of the lobby is ruled by a …

[ Written by guest | 17 Oct 2011 | 6 Comments | ]

Saturday morning, 8am: Whenever tingly rays of sun are shining through my window on a lovely saturday morning in London, I always know exactly how and where I will be spending my day. With friends, eating delicious food, strolling around and watching the world go by in one special place -  London Borough Market.

While Nottingham Hill, Sunday Bricklane and Broadway Market are also quite popular and fun to go to, …

[ Written by guest | 3 Sep 2011 | No Comment | ]

Want to challenge your view of what it means to be a person living in London? Unseen tours gives you the opportunity to see the city from a completely different, and often shunned perspective. Let a homeless person be your guide for some hours, and challenge yourself to broaden your own horizon. The guides own stories and experiences from the city introduces a social consciousness to commercial walking tours. And …

[ Written by guest | 14 Apr 2011 | 5 Comments | ]

We’ve already had our trip around the world with the striking photoart of Corinne Vionnet and maybe some of you heard of “Le Flâneur”, a stunning video of Paris created by combining 2,000 photos of the city of love by night. And now, within my arm-chair wanderlust last night, I came across “Around the world in 2000 pictures”, a photo journey through 8 cities. Photographer and video artist Alex Profit …

[ Written by guest | 29 Mar 2011 | One Comment | ]