Magnolia at Hyde Park, London

Best Places to See Spring Flowers in London

The first signs of spring are a welcome sight in London after the grey, dreary days of winter. From March, the parks and gardens around the city come to life with vibrant crocuses and daffodils, followed by blossoms, magnolia, tulips and more through May. It’s a beautiful time of year and we can start looking…

Sloane Square Christmas Lights Chelsea London

December 2016 Around London

The festive season is my favorite time to be in London. With beautifully displayed lights and decorations throughout the city, imaginative shop displays teeming with gift ideas and the bustling Christmas markets and ice rinks, there’s a lot to enjoy. Since we spend Christmas in Italy, once the festive lights start going up from mid-November,…

April 2016 Around London

We’re well into spring, although it might not have felt like it recently with the chilly temperatures and hailstorms. We have spent the past couple of days at home as Little T recovers from a bad cold and I’m hoping he’ll be feeling much better in time for our flight to Italy over the weekend.…