Our tickets are booked! Jonathon and I are heading to London in the Fall and I can hardly wait. London is a place I instantly fell in love with many years ago, and Jonathon lived in England for a few years growing up. It’s been a while since either of us have been back to the United Kingdom, and we’re excited to experience the city together.This is a very special trip for many reasons. Mainly because I will be reunited with my longest and best friend, Kristy. We grew up together in Cape Town, and it’s been 10 years since Kristy visited me in Canada. Although we are miles apart, we have always stayed in touch. We’ve had a monthly Skype call scheduled over the past few years and whenever we chat it’s like no time has passed. Aren’t those friends the best? Kristy and her husband recently relocated to London, and we’ll be staying with them during our visit. Coincidently, my dear cousin Alexa moved to London for work too. Needless to say, this visit was a must, and I’m so excited to see two of my favourite girls, in an incredible city like London.We have a couple weeks before we go, but the summer always flies by and I am a planner! Researching a city like London has been so enjoyable because of its rich history, and it’s sheer size. Since Kristy and Alexa are both fairly new to the city, I’m looking forward to experience different neighbourhoods, museums, shops and restaurant with them. Jonathon and I will be visiting for three weeks, so we’ll have the opportunity to visit a few European destinations too. Kristy and I are in the midst of planning a long weekend getaway which is bound to be a wonderful adventure.
We’ll also be in the city during London Fashion Week. I love the British sense of style, and I’m really excited to experience their fashion week celebrations. London is such a vivacious city, filled with so many hidden gems. My list is already long of all the places we want to visit.
Having said that, have you been to London? I’d love to hear your recommendations. Best places for high tea, favourite museum, delightful shopping area? Let me know in the comments below.