• 14 Must Have Pieces for a Minimalist Wardrobe

    A few months ago, as the year 2015 turned into 2016 in a flash, I decided to organise through my wardrobe and make space for things that I love wearing everyday. It was as I like to call, the Marie Kondo inspired decluttering revolution. If you haven’t read her book yet, I recommend it highly as it

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  • Chapters Restaurant in Blackheath

    Living close to a tube station often means that I find myself travelling closer to the heart of London when wanting to dine in a restaurant that delivers both deliciously spectacular plates of food and caring service with a smile. However, I was recently invited to check out Chapters restaurant, a place nestled in upmarket

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  • How to Explore London in 24 hours

    What would you do if you were shipped off to London with only $150 in your pocket for a day? A few weeks ago, I was given this interesting but not impossible challenge by Travelex. We all know that London can be extremely expensive even with the best of intentions, but I was sure that

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  • Brunching at Jar Kitchen

    Jar Kitchen opened its doors quietly back in 2015 on the northern end of Drury Lane, just steps away from Covent Garden. This part of town actually holds a lot of memories for me. My student days at London School of Economics meant that I stayed 5 minutes away from campus at the student accommodation

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  • Shoes of Pleasure & Pain at The V&A Museum

    Having spent the last few weeks eating and visiting relatives around London with Mr. New Yorker, we decided that New Year’s Day is going to be our little date to enjoy the start of a new year together. But unluckily, as we were suited and booted to head out, the ever changing London weather poured

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  • My Christmas in London

    After being in London during Winter for quite a few years, you will know when it is time…for Christmas!  As soon as 1st December rolls around, the Christmas decorations appear like magic across office building lobbies, shopping malls, and major London train stations. It’s almost too perfectly timed. But I welcome this nevertheless. It’s the

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  • Celebrating Thanksgiving in London – The Fat Bear

    For the American half of me, I really enjoy the celebration of Thanksgiving, especially if it’s just a holiday excuse for me to eat nice food with all the trimmings. Of course, Thanksgiving is more than that. It’s all about celebrating the gratitude we have for the amazing family and friends in our lives. I spent

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  • Muga Ramen, London

    The food scene in London is utterly phenomenal right now and you don’t need to be a local to realise the boom going on at the moment. When you have websites sending you weekly emails on the latest new openings and as many gourmet burger and ramen joints as Pret outlets, you know it’s a

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