Linley London

Interiors, craftsmanship and nephew to the Queen, David Linley crafts bespoke furniture to the  up most highest quality. Formally known as The Earl Of Snowdon, Linley first started crafting his works in a workshop in Dorking, 1985. That same year he opened his first store on the Kings Road, London. Now Linley is internationally known with…

A weekend away in Oxfordshire

Following up from our post last week on things to do in Cambridge, we thought to flip the hour glass so to speak and look at the highlights of Oxford.  If they’re aren’t enough Libraries in London to keep you occupied, Oxford houses one of the oldest libraries in Europe, the beautiful Bodleian Library. This…

What’s the difference between English and Chinese Mothers Day?

Happy Mothers Day everybody! (At least in the UK). Since this celebration doesn’t take place in countries, like China, for a while we though it would be interesting to highlight some of the differences between Mothering Sunday in English and Chinese culture. Mother’s Day or 母亲节 (mǔ qīn jié) typically falls on the second Sunday of May…

A weekend in Cambridge

In the build-up to this year’s Boat Race, let’s take a look at some of the indulgent activities you can do in one of England’s most famous towns. If you’re looking to get away and bask in some wonderful country views, there are few places as beautiful and as interactive as the River Cam; the…

Build up to the Annual Boat Race

As the weather warms up, this years boat race is sure to be a scorcher! The annual Boat Race between Oxford and Cambridge, collectively known as Oxbridge, is a staple of their longstanding rivalry. Their feud is rich in history, dating back nearly 800 years when Cambridge was first founded by dissident scholars from Oxford….

When in Dublin

With St. Patrick’s Day this week, an Irish getaway seems fitting don’t you think? The Republic of Ireland’s capital, Dublin is oozing with urban and historical charm, no wonder is has one of the fastest growing populations in Europe. History Founded as a city by the Vikings in 837, Dublin has seen many falls and…

The Best of Britain: Fish and Chips

The most continental British dish there is (next to Chicken Tikka of course!) Fish and Chips is a firm favourite throughout the UK, but why? History Fish and chips became a stock meal among the working classes in the 17th century and then became the massive development of fish drawing in the North Sea. In…