London with toddlers itinerary

How to spend seven days in London with toddlers

I’ve known the joys of London since I moved there at 19, but going there with Otis and Arlo woke me up to a whole different side of the city. It turns out London for toddlers is a wonderland. From seeing the sights though a child’s eyes to discovering some of London’s best playgrounds and … Read more

Top tips for visiting the Science Museum for toddlers

12 essential tips for visiting the Science Museum with a toddler

The Science Museum was a big highlight of Otis’ first proper trip to London – he was hyped about it for weeks in advance has been asking to go back ever since. If you have a similarly space and science obsessed toddler – the kind who watches Maddie’s Do you know? on repeat – then … Read more

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29 London Airbnb Alternatives: Best of Plum Guide London

London is a proper treasure trove of incredible places to stay, from pretty little cottages in Notting Hill to sleek high-rise apartments in the city. Here we’ve curated our pick of the best London Airbnb alternatives. You can find them all on Plum Guide London, which is kind of like the Rolls Royce of Airbnb … Read more

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The 35 Best Airbnbs in the UK for 2024

From castles to cottages to cabins, the UK has an abundance of amazing Airbnbs. I’ve been creating my ultimate UK Airbnb wish list for years, finding all the best places to stay from Scotland down to the South. There are different things that make each of these UK Airbnbs special, be it hot tubs beneath … Read more

Best UK Road Trips - Cornwall

The Best UK Road Trips: 15 Epic UK Road Trip Itineraries

From magical castles to dramatic coasts and charming villages, there are UK road trips to tickle every taste. Discover the lakes and hills of the north, the beaches of the south and all the magnificent landscapes, history and folklore in between. In this post, we’ve teamed up with other bloggers to bring you the best … Read more

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Five special trips to take in 2019

Have you got any adventures planned for 2019? We have our eyes on New England for a road trip, a return to New York, and some English travels to Cornwall. And I also have some ideas for you, based on the best trips we’ve taken in the past few years. From afternoon teas in London … Read more

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Review of London Zoo Lodges: Is it worth it?

When I told people I was going to stay at London Zoo for the night in its new lodge next to the lions, the most common reaction was “Oh my, aren’t you scared?”. And while fear hadn’t crossed my mind, I did have another doubt. I have mixed feelings about zoos. A huge part of … Read more

Best views in London - Duck and Waffle

The Best Views in London

It’s the final episode of my London video project – ‘Victoria’s Insider Guide to London’. We’re currently working on a new series with Expedia, so there will be more videos coming soon about other places in the UK, but for now here’s the last London video. It’s all about where to find the best views … Read more

Around the world in 7 London meals – Brixton Village

Around the world in seven London meals

One of the most beautiful things about London is its diversity. It’s home to people from all over the world who have brought little pockets of culture to corners throughout the city. One of the best things about this is the food: the capital is home to some of the best international cuisine in the … Read more

Best afternoon teas in London

11 Best Afternoon Teas in London

Our guide to the best afternoon teas in London… As you know, tea and cake are two of my favourite things, so can you imagine how excited I was when tasked with finding the best afternoon teas in London? It has to go down as one of the best jobs I’ve ever had, and trying … Read more