London: a Tennis Tea, a Pasta Bonanza, and a Caribbean Feast

I always love planning a trip to London:  figuring out what museums have cool exhibits running, which neighborhood I want to stay in, and what new-to-me sights I want to see. But the thing I love most, by far, is planning out my meals. There are always so many new things to try – and … More London: a Tennis Tea, a Pasta Bonanza, and a Caribbean Feast

London: Four Teas, Three Baked Oysters, Two Avocado Toasts, and One Incredible Week of Dining

No matter how many times I visit London, it seems my list of restaurants, cafes, and teas to try never gets any shorter. No wonder, really, when for every restaurant I cross off, there seem to be at least two more waiting in the wings to be added. When I visited in January of this … More London: Four Teas, Three Baked Oysters, Two Avocado Toasts, and One Incredible Week of Dining

London: from Harry Potter to Hamilton to Hampton Court (and Beyond!)

I could write a fancy introduction, or I could be straightforward about what this is. The fact is, I’ve written about what I ate in London, where I had tea, the Christmas decorations I saw, the exhibitions I visited (at the V&A and at Kensington Palace), and the flowers I ogled. And yet I still … More London: from Harry Potter to Hamilton to Hampton Court (and Beyond!)

London: Diana’s Fashion Story at Kensington Palace

I’ve visited Kensington Palace several times, and while all of it is worth seeing, there’s one corridor I always make a beeline for: the fashion exhibit, of course. In years past, this space has housed gorgeous gowns from the Queen, Princess Margaret, and Princess Diana. Currently, however, the space is dedicated to Diana alone. Obviously, … More London: Diana’s Fashion Story at Kensington Palace