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Visiting London's Shard at Night - LifeBeyondBorders

A View from London’s Shard at night

I've visited the Shard in London before, but during the day.  This 95 storey, 11,000 glass panelled skyscraper located in Southwark, a district of London near London Bridge station on the south side of...
Where to Stay in Bristol - Bristol Harbour Hotel UK - LifeBeyondBorders

A luxurious stay at the Bristol Harbour Hotel, Bristol

Being a girl from the West Country of England, I'd never though to explore the county city of Avon - Bristol.  I don't know about you, but as a travel blogger I tend to...
Where to swim in Bristol - UK - LifeBeyondBorders

Where to swim in Bristol, UK in all weathers: Bristol Lido

When taking a weekend break in the west country city of Bristol, UK (voted by Rough Guides as #4 in the Top 10 Best Cities in the World to Visit - 2017), one doesn't...
Where to eat in Bristol - UK

Where to eat in Bristol – UK: WokyKo at CARGO, Wapping Wharf

When exploring destinations - and cities - to write about or, indeed, if you're on holiday or a short break, naturally you've got to eat.  So on my second night in Bristol, where did...
Queen's Terminal at LHR - LifeBeyondBorders

LHR Terminal Two – The Queen’s Terminal

I often travel between the UK and Greece in my career as a writer.  Way back in 2014 I had the pleasure of utilising the newly refurbished London Heathrow Terminal Two.  WOW!  What a...
Eating London Food Tour - LifeBeyondBorders

Best Food Tour London – Eating London Food Tour of the East End

Who doesn't enjoy sampling the local food of a country or town they're visiting?  I've written about my luxury High Tea London experience at The Berkeley Hotel and as my followers will know, I'm...
Cat Cafe - London - Lady Dinah's - LifeBeyondBorders

Cat cafe London – Lady Dinah’s Cat Cafe Shoreditch

People who know me and, indeed, those who don't but are familiar with my social media know I am a huge cat fan - HUGE!   In fact, I have an Instagram Account dedicated to...
London's East Street Market

Alternative London Markets – East Street – South London

Avoid the more touristy markets of Covent Garden when you visit London. Find your local one to explore. Here I look at the eclectic London's East Street Market.
View from the Shard - London England

View from The Shard – London, UK

The Shard in London is a 95 storey skyscraper on the south bank of the River Thames in the area of Southwark, right by London Bridge station.  Here you can also find the popular...
Come and experience the London Eye

Experiencing the London Eye

London - as you know - offers the tourist many sightseeing opportunities, and when I can, I love going back to the capital city in my country of birth and experiencing some of these sights...
Unseen Tours - a unique London walking tour

Unique London Walking Tours – with a social conscience

I've lived in London in the past, but when you live in or are from a place, you don't really see it.  That's why now, whenever I return to the capital, I see it...
Little Venice - a stay on a Boutique Barge - An alternative side to London

Little Venice – Discover an alternative side of London with Boutique Barges

**Post updated JUN18** **This post contains affiliate links. For more info, see here.** My hometown in the west country of the UK has barges along the canal - the Grand Western Canal.  It's incredibly picturesque and...
A High Tea fit for Royalty at the Berkeley Hotel - Knightsbridge - London - LifeBeyondBorders

High Tea in London fit for Royalty – The Berkeley Hotel

Being from the UK, I've never thought of a High Tea London experience before.  I get used to drinking cups of tea at home, and whilst I don't quite eat cucumber sandwiches with the...
Come and discover what there is to do in the seaside town of Poole, Dorset, UK - including a trip to Brownsea Island - LifeBeyondBorders

Things to do in Poole, Dorset – UK

Having spent some time looking at the things to see and do in Bournemouth, Dorset in the UK, I was looking forward to looking at things to do in the smaller coastal town of...
The New Forest - Natural Beauty in southern England - LifeBeyondBorders

Things to do in the New Forest

As a member of the British Guild of Travel Writers in the UK, I was very lucky to be afforded the opportunity to partake in their Annual General Meeting, in 2018 held in the...
Beach Hotels in Bournemouth, Dorset, UK: Cumberland Hotel - LifeBeyondBorders

Beach Hotels: Cumberland Hotel, Bournemouth, Dorset, UK

I recently had the pleasure of experiencing the seaside town of Bournemouth in the UK and had a look at Things to do in Bournemouth. When choosing a place to stay in this south...
Things to do in Bournemouth, Dorset, UK.

Things to do in Bournemouth, Dorset, UK

Bournemouth in Dorset, UK is so much more than a sleepy British seaside town. With over 7 miles of golden sands and coastline, it truly is beautiful, any time of the year.
Berkeley Suites Bristol UK - Luxury Serviced Apartments

Luxury Serviced Apartments – Bristol. The Berkeley Suites

Bristol is one of my favourite cities in the UK.  My Things to see in Bristol post shows you what you can see and do here.  I've been fortunate enough to visit Bristol on...
Luxury Serviced Apartments London - FG Properties

Luxury Serviced Apartment in London

You're visiting London for a few days and don't fancy staying in a hotel.  You're either coming for business reasons, family break or even solo trip.  What are your options for accommodation?  During a...
Things to see in Bristol - the city of the South West of England

Things to see in Bristol, UK

During one of my trips to Bristol in the South West of the UK, I had the honour of being hosted at the Bristol Harbour Hotel.  There are so many things to see in...