England, London

Why is the Monument important to London?

In the heart of the financial district of London stands a 61 meters, (202 feet) Doric column, simply known as the Monument. It is an important landmark because it acts as a permanent reminder to the Great Fire of London in 1666 and the rebuilding of London from its ashes. It was built between 1671… Continue reading Why is the Monument important to London?

Thoughts

“What do I value Most in Life…”

A short while ago, I saw a question being posted on Social Media which asks: “What do I value Most in Life…” It’s a simple question, top of mind question, which expects a spontaneous response – spontaneous or not, it got me thinking… What do I value most in my life? As a Mum, do… Continue reading “What do I value Most in Life…”

England, London

5 Reasons Why You Should Visit the Sky Garden in London

Are you planning a trip to London? Or are you simply looking for a place to visit in London? Why not plan a visit to Sky Garden and enjoy breathtaking views of London's skyline for Free over cocktails or coffee? Here are 5 Reasons why I think that you should visit the Sky Garden. As… Continue reading 5 Reasons Why You Should Visit the Sky Garden in London

Japan, Tokyo

How to make the Best of 3 Days in Tokyo?

3 Days in Tokyo Tokyo is one of the busiest metropolises in the world and there are many great things to see and do here. It offers unlimited shopping choices, entertainment, culture and dining options. For some, it can be overwhelming and a little intimidating just to see the sheer maddening crowd that occupy the… Continue reading How to make the Best of 3 Days in Tokyo?

England, London

What is Next to St Paul’s that has its origins in Medieval times? ~ Paternoster Square

As part of My City & My Town - Appreciating London Series, next door to St Paul’s, you will notice an archway which leads into Paternoster Square. This archway is Temple Bar, created by Sir Christopher Wren in 1672, and is made of Portland stone. The name “Temple Bar” originated from its position as a… Continue reading What is Next to St Paul’s that has its origins in Medieval times? ~ Paternoster Square