Category Archives: Europe

The Old Royal Naval College

Arriving in Royal Greenwich feels a little bit like a mini-break. Part quaint village, part vestige of a strongRead more »

Longleat in Black & White

2.5 hours west of London, a famous English site is suffering from something of an identity crisis. But that might alsoRead more »

A guide to Venice

If I had to give you one recommendation about Venice, it would be not to judge it too quickly. Especially ifRead more »

10 reasons to visit Venice

I know what you are thinking. I don’t need any reasons, Jessica, because its Venice. But you do. You still do.Read more »

A surprise birthday in Venice

Some secrets are really hard to keep. And some are beyond worth it. 5 months ago, my Dad wrote my brother and IRead more »

Kingston Lacy

Kingston Lacy – besides having a name fit for a soap opera – feels important. Found in deepest Dorset,Read more »

St Ives, Cornwall

St Ives feels likes the town you would you find if you drove for ages and ages and – just before youRead more »

When London makes your brain ache

Before I moved to London, I thought it might overwhelm me. I’d been stuck in crowds around Westminster on aRead more »

Paris vs London

Rewind three years and you’d find me walking into Hana – a Korean restaurant on Place St Boniface inRead more »

Chiswick House Camellia Festival

One needs to be committed when venturing down Richmond way on a Sunday when the Jubilee line, District line,Read more »