At coffee one day my friend spontaneously booked us both free tickets to the Sky Garden at the top of the famous Walkie Talkie building. You may have heard of it for melting cars in the summer, or perhaps this Fenchurch Street venue is now 100% about the cafe view. View Full Post
When we heard that the witty and brilliantly educational podcast Stuff You Should Know was coming to London, we bought our tickets straight away and think we were even in the first 20 to book. Just saying.
My first solo trip was when I moved to Canada for six months in 2009 as part of a study abroad programme. I was much younger and didn’t take the time to think about whether I’d get culture shock, or even reverse culture shock when I returned. I spent a lot of time planning before I left and whilst I was there, was too busy having fun to really feel any nostalgia for home or think about being back.