Whether you fantasize about Lewis’ The Chronicles of Narnia and sharing a pint at The Eagle and the Child, romanticize the idea of studying in the hallowed halls of one of the world’s oldest and most revered universities, or are lured by punting and picnics along the River Cherwell, a trip to England is rarely complete without visiting the Dreaming Spires of Oxford—trust me, I remember the excitement of my first visit! (more…)
Are you studying abroad in London or going there on holiday and looking for a fun place to do a day trip outside the city? Just a 90 minute train ride away and with return train tickets costing as little as £6 with a railcard, Brighton is the perfect place to take a weekend trip from London. (more…)
This past Monday I spent a lazy day getting lost in one of the greatest (in my own humble opinion) cities in the world. I have been to London on several occasions and thus felt comfortable leaving the maps and guides behind. London is big but walking from borough to borough is very doable and a great way to experience the city (also more affordable than taking public transport everywhere). (more…)
In terms of world cities, it doesn’t get more cosmopolitan than London. It is the world’s most visited city and is home to dozens of famous landmarks, museums, and heritage sites. However, you don’t have to be financially rich in order to enjoy this culturally rich metropolis. By carefully planning your itinerary, you too can enjoy London for less.