Adventures in Londonland: Day 5 – Luxury, royals and The Northall

And here we are sadly, the last day of my adventures in Londonland. Day 5 started with the promise of a royal treatment. Being the last day in London we haven’t planned much besides having a quick stop at her Majesty’s Palace and ending with an unforgettable dinner. Leaving the comfy and very comfortable QBic bed, we decided to take the subway and make it across city to the luxurious Corinthia Hotel. Now I haven’t had the chance to spend a night in there but trust me when I say this, luxury is at home in Corinthia. The hallways are...

Adventures in Londonland: Day 4 – A bridge, a clock and a Qbic

Day 4 started quite early and after a quick breakfast we began our London day-tour. I was always reluctant to visit London as I am not a fan or rain and cold weather (ironically I live in Canada where cold is an understatement) but I think the idea of a gray day with lots of rain never appealed to me. My 5 day trip to London happened in November and I have to admit, it wasn’t as bad as I thought. In fact I will definitely go back. It was great to be able to walk around London and see...

Adventures in Londonland: Day two – Gardens and a Crown

Day two in my Londonland Adventures was looking quite promising. The itinerary looked something like this: Kew Gardens Traditional pub lunch Stroll through South Bank Check in to Crowne Plaza hotel, Blackfriars Dinner at Buddha Bar Sun was shining, jet lag wasn’t as bad anymore and the Eggs Benedict Breakfast did the trick. I was all ready for a full day of discovering, exploring and enjoying myself. We started with Kew Gardens as it was on our way to London and it made more sense to leave Selsdon, make our way to Kew, spend the morning in the gardens and...