Tag: travel

The Town Hall Bethnal Green review

The Town Hall Hotel, Bethnal Green

On occasion I’m one of those people who gets smug about no longer living in London. I noticed it when I went for lunch with my Sister-in-Law recently; I started waxing lyrical about the low crime rates, big houses, affordable living costs and good schools out here. “And it’s only 30 minutes into Euston!!!” I exclaim. “Amazing!!!!”

new york tourist tips

How To Boss Being A New York Tourist

Last week marked the – god, 11th? 12th? – trip I’ve taken to New York in the last ten years, and as I spent my six days in the city that never sleeps I realised just how much knowledge on navigating NYC I’ve accumulated. 

weekend in jersey

A Weekend In Jersey

This was to be my second trip to Jersey and the children’s first. My good friend Néva moved there last year with her husband’s job and I first visited with my boyfriend back in an unseasonably stormy October 2017: after spending that weekend eating good food and stomping around glorious beaches I couldn’t wait to return with the kids.

Things to do in New York

12 of My Favourite Things to do in New York

Somehow in the last four years I’ve managed to travel to one of my favourite places in the world – New York City – a grand total of nine times. For me it’s one of the most magical places on the planet: as much as I love London, nothing matches the energy and vibe of The Big Apple, the city that never sleeps. So I thought it was about time to give you things to do in New York: a run-down of my 12 favourite things to do in New York city, well away from the busy usual tourist traps.