Category Archives: Europe

This post is going to clearly indicate my age. Rewind a fair few moons ago and you would find new-to-Europe Jessica: in Paris, fresh with a French-English dictionary, an A-Z guide to town and a pocket full of travellers cheques. I arrived in Paris the year that the euro was introduced so its fair to […]

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I have this thing with Marylebone. I’ve loved it ever since I first moved to North West London – and, in my first week in town – I walked down through Regent’s Park and ended up right in front of a rather large, stately building on Manchester Square. “The Wallace Collection,” I noted, and I continued on […]

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Welcome to what might be the world’s longest post on Prague. Truth is – Prague deserves it. It is one of those magical cities that – despite having visited before – I still found myself wishing I had more time to explore. I want to go back in every season. Its a place of beauty […]

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Fact: everyone should visit Prague at Christmas once in their lifetime. This is what my fellow Londoners Jo (CandidsbyJo), Jacintha (Urban Pixxels), Geraldine (Little Big Bell), Christina and I immediately figured out upon arriving for a stay at The Augustine, a Luxury Collection by Starwood hotel with a very special past and present. Here is a first […]

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As soon as I told my cab driver I was in town to write a guide for 36 hours in Edinburgh, he chuckled and said in his delightful brogue “I can write it for you: everything in Edinburgh is just grand.” Fast forward 36 hours later – one thrillingly wet visit from Storm Abigail, one fantastic museum discovery, […]

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