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A late autumn day in Kew Gardens

Local markets & botanic gardens are always on my to-do list when I travel. This time, in London, I ticked a bucket list item – the Royal Botanic Gardens of Kew, aka the Kew Gardens. I first overheard the name “Kew Gardens” many years ago and since then have wondered how magnificent this place would […]

Edinburgh, live the medieval times again

Edinburgh may only be a four hour journey from London King’s Cross railway station, but with a fortress at its core and architecture spanning back centuries I felt like I’d stepped back into medieval times when my train arrived.