Tag Archives: england

How horrible is British food really?

Nele/ May 2, 2017/ Destinations, Europe/ 0 comments

Spoiler alert: the answer is not at all. British food does not have the best reputation. I well remember watching the comic Asterix in Britain as a child and laughing at how the English put everything in mint sauce. And my mum always talked about the terrible English breakfast. Since I have travelled to Britain myself, however, my view of British food has

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5 new things I just learned about London

Nele/ April 5, 2017/ Destinations, Europe/ 0 comments

I have been to London quite a lot in the last few years. To be precise, this March was my fifth time in the city. I travelled with two friends, one of whom was a first-time visitor. That meant we did a lot of the typical tourist stuff, visiting all the major London attractions that I’ve done plenty of times before. I

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How to spend a week in Brighton

Nele/ March 28, 2017/ Destinations, Europe/ 2 comments

Let’s face it, while Brighton is a beautiful town, there’s only so much you can do in it. It’s often referred to as “London by the sea” for the number of Londoners who swarm here every summer for some fresh sea-air, but the title is misleading when it comes to attractions and activities. While London is bursting with things to do, Brighton’s

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My 10 favourite London spots

Nele/ July 24, 2016/ Destinations, Europe/ 2 comments

After telling you about how much I love London, I decided it’s time to get a bit more specific. I wrecked my brain long and hard to decide on 10 places or attractions I want to introduce you to in more detail. There are lots of others I could have chosen, but all of the places in this list have managed to somehow

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Why I love London

Nele/ July 10, 2016/ Destinations, Europe/ 2 comments

London. You wonderful, mind-boggling place. Where do I even start? London was the first city I’ve ever been to in the UK. That was back when I was 18 years old. I stayed for a week, and everything about it instantly took me in. London was big, it was exciting, it was modern and yet so full of traditions. I loved it from the first

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Touring South West England

Nele/ June 25, 2016/ Destinations, Europe/ 2 comments

I’ve been to England several times already, but before last year I had never made it out of London. The only exception was one short trip to Manchester with my sister several years ago. We went to see a cricket match, and while we had beautiful weather the four days leading up to it, on the day of the game it was

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Visiting Shakespeare’s England

Nele/ April 29, 2016/ Destinations, Europe/ 0 comments

Saturday the 23rd of April marked not only the birthday of William Shakespeare but also the 400th anniversary of his death. To celebrate the event I’m taking a look back at my visit to Shakespeare’s England last September when I visited his hometown Stratford-upon-Avon and his workplace, the Globe Theatre in London. Though there were a lot of non-Shakespearean activities in between, the

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