We choose to escape Notting Hill Carnival in London during the August Bank Holidays weekend in England and took the road to Brecon Beacon Wales. We were planning on hiking Pen Y Fan which is the highest peak in South Wales but at the last minute, we changed our mind and went to Black Mountain. Best idea ever!
Summer is almost here and it is the best season for discovering London's best Markets! The weather is nice and the proper summer tourist crowds haven't arrived yet. Find below my favorites 7 (lucky number) markets in Central London. Broadway Market Saturdays between 9am-5pm. Tube: Bethnal Green then 20 minutes walk / Train: Cambridge Heath or London... Continue Reading →
Our weekend in the Peak District started at Grindleford near Baslow where we stayed at Brigitte and Dave's lovely cottage. Grindleford is ideally located in the Dark Peaks, higher part of the Peak District. You can choose a walk starting from Grindleford or if you are up for a little more challenge you can opt for the... Continue Reading →
On bank holiday weekend, we decided to try one of the many country walk around London. If you look on a map, Colne Valley looks like a big green area with blue spots between Slough and Watford. The valley actually follows the Grand Union canal, which was used to transport goods between Birmingham and London before the... Continue Reading →