Best things to do in Liverpool - Mersey Ferry

10 Best Things to Do in Liverpool: A Handpicked City Guide

For years people have been telling me how great Liverpool is, and when we finally made it there, I could see what they were all talking about. In fact, it’s now one of my favourite cities in England. Every taxi driver we met in the city was keen to tell us the city is booming, … Read more

Best hotels in Liverpool

The Best Hip Boutique Hotels in Liverpool

We recently spent five nights in Liverpool, making a little film that I’ll share soon. It was my first time in the city and despite having heard great things about it, Liverpool exceeded my expectations. From fabulous architecture to wonderfully friendly people and exciting nightlife, the city has a lot to offer and we were … Read more

Gir Lion Lodge - London Zoo

Would you stay overnight at a zoo?

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

Things to do in Bristol - Colourful houses in Clifton, Bristol

The 89 Best Things To Do In Bristol: A Handpicked City Guide

Bristol is well-known as one of the UK’s most creative and exciting cities. It often tops the charts of the best places to live in England and, after moving here in 2016, I have to agree. Londoners like me flock to Bristol, tired of the pace of the capital but still keen to have all … 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

Best UK arts festivals - Hay on Wye

Five of the best arts festivals in the UK

One of my favourite things about the British summertime is its festivals. Once upon a time this conjured up images of muddy fields and rock music, but nowadays there are festivals to suit almost every taste. And while sometimes mud is a part of it, other festivals take place in whole villages where you can … 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

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 some of London’s best afternoon teas was one of … Read more

Leman Locke- Hipster hotel in London

The six most hipster hotels in London: London’s best boutique hotels

Until recently, I’d never stayed in London as anything other than a resident with my own bed to return to. But now we’ve made the move to Bristol, I’ve had the opportunity to explore some of London’s hotels. As always, I was on the hunt for some place special – creative hotels with unique design, stylish touches … Read more