Kazimierz – Krakow’s Jewish Quarter

Kazimierez - a historical district on the southern side of Krakow has been home to the Jewish community of Krakow since the end of the 13th Century.  It is full of history, interesting and horrible both. Part of it became Krakow's Jewish Ghetto during WWII - most of the ghetto inhabitants were sent to their... Continue Reading →

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Krakow

I don't know how I ended up wanting to go to Krakow but I got it in my head I needed to go and let me tell you - I was not disappointed. Quite the opposite- It's one of my favourite places. I did a bit of research before I went but to be honest,... Continue Reading →

East London with Erica

Autumn 2018 brought four lovely people to visit: Colin, Erica, Danielle and Caitlin. I've known Erica for almost my whole life. Her cousin is my childhood best friend Kristin and we've all been pal-ing around for quite awhile! Erica and I have a lot of the same interests; true crime, beer, cheese.. ha! So I... Continue Reading →

Colin Comes to Visit!

Back in 2009 I met my friend Colin working on Arthur Christmas at Sony. He's full of fun and adventure and was so glad to hear he'd be in town for a few days. I took him to alot of my favourite spots - many I have mentioned in previous posts. Our friend Carla came... Continue Reading →

St. Albans

I was looking for an easy day trip out of town and landed on St. Albans - sadly I decided this on a Sunday and I think it is actually better to go on a Saturday as it has quite a good market I'm told. From St. Pancras it's only 20 miles away via ThamesLink.... Continue Reading →

Visiting London?

I get a lot of questions about where is best to go in London. I'm going to try to add to this list as I find more great places to go and things to do but here's what I can think of right now. Firstly it's important to know where you'll be staying - I... Continue Reading →

Brighton for a Bank Holiday

Not wanting to spend my entire weekend in the flat during this weekend's Bank Holiday (Good Friday and Easter Monday) and lamenting the bad weather - I decided to endure the bad weather somewhere else! I hadn't been to Brighton yet and it's only an hour train trip from London Bridge Station which is pretty... Continue Reading →

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