• Trips,  UK

    Hampton Court with kids

    All 5 of us and my aunt spent a day at Hampton Court on an extremely sunny Sunday and it was probably the best and most enjoyable day trips we’ve taken in London thus far. I’m not sure why it took us over a year to visit, considering how near it is to where we live.​ How we got there We rode the Southwest train from Wimbledon to Hampton Court and it only took us 20 minutes. There are trains running from London Waterloo to Hampton Court every 30 minutes. Click here for more information on how to get there. From the Hampton Court train station, it was a short and…

  • Eats,  Europe,  Trips,  UK,  UK

    Cambridge with 3 kids, plus tips for parents

    Because the sun was out and warm weather was promised, we decided to visit Cambridge over the long bank holiday weekend. We’ve only heard good things about Cambridge, but we were still pleasantly surprised by how much we enjoyed our time there. How we got there We took a train from Liverpool Street station which took 1.5 hours. When we got to the Cambridge train station, we took a pleasant 20-minute walk into the town centre. We could have taken an Uber (which would have cost around £7) or a Citi Bus (they accept cash) / Stagecoach (dayrider tickets sell for £7.50 for a family of one adult and 2 children) but since the weather was gorgeous and we weren’t rushing, the walk was a…

  • UK

    4 things I love about living in London

    It’s been almost a year since we moved to London to work (me) and study (Emman and the kids) and it’s been an eventful 12 months to say the least. I miss our family and friends terribly and I dream about the lifestyle (and affordable, excellent food!) back home but in my effort to always look at the brighter side of things, here are the top 5 reasons we love living in London: We’re never bored Getting around is easy, even with 3 kids, so we take them everywhere. Every weekend is an opportunity to explore this vibrant city, rich in history and culture. Most museums are free to the public,…