“Oooh, I bet you’ll see loads of Toffs at the Henley Royal Regatta,” breathed my co-worker. Noticing my befuddlement she quickly added, “You know – rea-llllllly rea-lllllly rich people in their litt-le boat shoes, boater hats and boating jackets with colours to support their club.” I translated this to mean
Networking: schmoozing, boozing and self-promotion, all while ingratiating the other party. While I’ve been a brand ambassador for large spirits companies, I feel strange promoting myself at the London Travel Massive party. But the private get-together was a great time to meet travel enthusiasts from all over the world!
Since my travel for budget is modest and vacation days are dwindling, I have resorted to second-hand experience of the other cultures via travel talks and museum or art exhibitions. A free guided talk from Matthew Williams-Ellis at his photographic “Tales from Latin America” exhibition on October 29 was
What is a visit to Greenwich without a photo op at the Prime Meridian? Most other tourists wondered the same thing because a massive queue of people were waiting to take their photo on this famous market in the Greenwich Royal Observatory. I thought there had to be another demarcated segment
On my first full day in London, J surprised me with a picnic at the lovely lavender fields in Mayfield. From afar the abundance of tiny purple flecks at Mayfield Lavender merged into a lavender sea, bordered by a verdant tree-line. Strolling through the idyllic violet fields, with the calming scent