Casual London

I LOVE going to London on business trips, looooooooove it! It’s a great chance to see friends and visit my favorite restaurants, and we always manage to bring the sunshine! After 19 straight days of torrential rain, the sun came out on the day we landed, and I was hopeful that it was a good sign of a great week to come!

We stayed at Fraser Place for the first day, near Hyde Park. It’s a neat place for long and short stays (£200 nett for a one bedroom apartment, although if you stay longer the daily rate is less), with functional one or two bedroom apartments a stones throw away from some great sights.

If you want to fit in a great load of sightseeing in one hour, pull on some running shoes and head to a park, any park! Since we arrived at our accommodation at 8am, that’s exactly what I did, and it beats running Bowen Road x 1,000.

My running tour of Hyde Park: Kensington Palace – William and Kate’s future residence. Shadow art display at The Serpentine. Royal Albert Hall and a big red bus. Lounge chairs by the Round Pon

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The Monogamous Chinese

When I asked my friend if she’d like to try out this restaurant for dinner, there were two immediate replies: 1: “Huh? Monogamous?” 2: “Just as long as it’s not one of those really brightly lit clinical places.” And it’s … Continue reading

Sydney – short ‘n sweet

When I try to think of a song about Sydney, nothing comes to mind. But if I did know a song about Sydney, I can assure you I would be singing it! 3 short days for a business trip flew … Continue reading