This, well last, Christmas, Florian and I decided that we weren't going to gift each other presents. Instead, we were going to treat ourselves to a meal in London. After going through various blogs and websites, we finally whittled it down to Hélène Darroze at the Connaught - a two-Michelin starred restaurant with French chef … Continue reading Hélène Darroze at the Connaught, London.
Our last overseas trip for 2018 commenced with Flo and I going to London via Dubai. It wasn't the most fantastic flight but we reached London Gatwick where we were picked up by Dad and Uncle D. We arrived at around 6am in the morning so by the time we were out of the airport, … Continue reading London Dec 2018.
Friday was our last full day in London. The few days we had there just whizzed by too quickly and the evening before, I was lamenting about how sad I was the be leaving Europe this time around. Usually I'm ever the eager beaver to return back to the warmth of Singapore, but I guess … Continue reading Love-Filled.
We managed another road trip with my parents on Thursday but this time, we weren't as ambitious as before. It was a straightforward 40-ish minute drive to Cliveden, an estate now owned by the National Trust. Cliveden actually means "valley among cliffs" and has been home to dukes, countesses and a Prince of Wales! Amongst … Continue reading Cliveden and an Old Pub.
One of the meals we most anticipated was exactly where every Asian visits whenever they visit London. I'm not kidding. Burger & Lobster probably makes most of its profits off of us because the place is filled with Asian tourists! Not just this one time, but also last year when I went to another of … Continue reading London Wanderings.
Our first morning in London - Northwood to be exact, the town where my family resides when we're there. It was a soggy day, quite typical of the UK, and it was a bit of a bummer because I felt like Hamburg had totally impressed me with its weather and while I was hoping that … Continue reading Castles. Shakespeare. And Witchcraft?