Visiting The Sky Garden, London: Tips From a Local Expert

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My hometown of London is a famously expensive city to visit. However, not all of London’s best attractions come with a hefty price tag attached. You just have to do your homework. The Sky Garden, a lush leafy sanctuary wrapped around the top of the so-called Walkie Talkie building, is one of these attractions.  Here’s all you need […]

Easy Epping Forest Walks: Best London Day Hikes

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Epping Forest walks provide an opportunity to view nature at its best without leaving Greater London. Autumn is my favourite season. It brings respite from the often stifling summer heat, with cool and pleasant evenings but the whispered promise of further balmy days. Although the birds begin to depart for warmer climates, plants and trees […]

Top 10 Kent Seaside Towns to Visit from London by Train

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Discover the best Kent seaside towns that are easy to visit as a day trip by train from London. Kent’s coastal towns have been beloved of Londoners escaping the Big Smoke for at least 250 years, drawn to their clean air and sandy beaches. This cliff-lined coastline in southeast England, stretching from the Isle of […]

34 Best Places to Travel Alone in Europe: Solo Travel Guide

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Be inspired to plan your next solo trip with this list of the best places to visit in Europe as a solo traveller. Are you itching to take your first solo travel trip but are unsure where to go? Given that there are so many options and considerations, choosing your ideal solo travel destination can be a […]