A day trip to the enchanting Dover!

Most of you who are reading this post know that I love travel! I never miss a chance to squeeze in a trip in my schedule if I can and want to. One such chance came up when I once visited my friend Georgia in London. I went to London on a July Saturday early…

A weekend in Leeds and York!

The summer of 2018 was an interesting one. In spite of having already gone on two holidays (about which you can read here and here), I decided to embark on another sojourn: a weekend in Leeds and York!

Weekend trip to Scotland: Glasgow + The Highlands!

Scotland! The country of kilts, tartans, bagpipes, the world famous Scotch whiskies and the beautiful Highlands! In spite of having lived in Manchester, the crown jewel of the north of England, since 2017, I only visited Scotland for the first time in November 2019. My brother was visiting Manchester then and we decided to do…

A Great five years: my love affair with Britain!

Exactly 5 years ago, I landed in the UK for the first time in my life. It was a surreal experience. When I was getting to the Mumbai airport from my house, I was just recovering from a fever and a cold. As soon as I landed in London, I forgot what state I was…

Hello! How are you, London?

Shruti: Two weeks after a guest post by my friend Priyankaa, I would like to introduce you to another friend I made in London: Kamna. Kamna and I actually met because Priyankaa is a mutual friend and we have also had our fair share of London (and surrounding area) exploration together! She is now based…

After all this time? Always!

Shruti: Hello, wonderful readers! As some of you might be knowing, last weekend I posted a blog about how to spend four days in London. I hope you enjoyed reading it and would find it useful when you plan to visit the city (if you aren’t a Londoner already!). After that post, it only felt…

How to spend 4 days in London: itinerary & tips!

LONDON! The name itself incites a flurry of excitement in me! A potpourri of different cultures, languages and a fascinating history, this economic and administrative powerhouse of England was, according to the Global Destination Cities Index ranking, the third most visited city in the world in 2019. Having lived in the UK for a total…

3 days in Northern Wales: Llandudno/Conwy!

Summer of 2018. I was going to hit the ‘milestone’ age of 25 on the 17th of June and I wanted to celebrate it by doing something special. While on a lot of days, I am more than happy being curled up under my blanket in the early hours of the night after having a…