New Bond Street, located in the heart of London, is renowned for its luxury shopping experience, especially during the festive season. Each year, as Christmas approaches, this prestigious street transforms into a dazzling display of creativity, elegance, and holiday cheer, thanks to the luxurious storefront designs of its high-end boutiques and retailers.
Burlington Arcade, located in the heart of London’s Piccadilly, is a celebrated haven for those seeking a blend of luxury shopping and historic ambiance. Established in 1819, it stands as one of the oldest and most prestigious shopping arcades in the city.
Located just off Oxford Street and Piccadilly Circus is Kingly Court, an eclectic food venue made up of an alfresco dining area in the central courtyard surrounded by three storey building occupied by a variety of restaurants. One of these restaurants is Shoryu, a ramen joint.
Carnaby Street, renowned for its vibrant atmosphere and unique shopping experience, once again transformed into a dazzling spectacle for the Christmas season of 2023. This year, the Carnaby Street Christmas Lights carried forward its tradition of inventive and eye-catching displays, ensuring that the festive decorations were not just lights but a vivid expression of art […]
Bottegino’s Italian Restaurant in Emersons Green, Bristol, has carved a niche for itself as a cherished dining spot, offering a genuine slice of Italy off the Bristol Ring Road. This family-run establishment prides itself on delivering an authentic Italian dining experience, combining traditional recipes with a warm, inviting atmosphere that makes every visit memorable.
If you have followed us here on this blog, you would have noticed by now that we love small, independent businesses especially prevalent in small towns. On our visit to Lyme Regis, we were able to see some of these thriving and mostly independent shops, stores and restaurants.
If you looked up Safar Restaurant on Google Maps you would be forgiven if it did not appeal in the least. But you would be mistaken, located right in the middle of an industrial estate, no stranger to large rumbling lorries and the deserted quietness of the end of a busy day, Safar was a […]
Just after the Lyme Regis shingles and sandy beaches, is the Fossil Beach. Also, known as Monmouth Beach, this approximately 1 mile stretch of pebble beach comes with a twist. The pebbles and rocks are from the Jurassic age and may contain fossils and large ammonites. On some stretches of the beach, the rocks are […]
Looking for a beach with soft and golden ivory sand when in Dorset, visit Studland Bay. There are four different beaches in the bay plus another small beach on the neighbouring bay called Shell Bay. These sandy beaches are, South Beach, Middle Beach (which we feature in an earlier post), Knoll Beach and Naturist Beach.
Mere paces from the water, almost uniform with the rest of the wooden beach huts that line the beach, the Knoll Bookshop is a pleasant surprise on the Studland Bay. For anyone who has come to the beach without their summer read, the bookshop is a life saver.