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A Blog Day Afternoon in Kingston Upon Thames

Posted on April 30th, by Peter Parkorr in Britain, London, Picture Perfect. 20 comments
My life as a travel blogger took me to Kingston recently, a suburb of London. It’s a nice little place that is easy to get to, but feels a million miles from the capital. As I explored the town centre I felt like I could have been on the pretty streets of Cambridge, or maybe in a Yorkshire market town.  Follow my blog with Bloglovin Kingston Bridge at Sunrise by Flickr user Geraint Warrington Kingston upon Thames So what is there to do in Kingston, why do people come here?…

A Beginner’s Guide To Bubble Tea Shops in London

Posted on May 29th, by Peter Parkorr in Britain, London, Roaming Resources. 25 comments
Today I have lots of photos to share with you and an introduction to a popular drink from Taiwan that has been quietly spreading to city centres near you. It’s called Bubble Tea. And it’s delicious. They love it in Asia, and it’s getting more popular every week, from Australia and North America to Europe. So if you haven’t tried it yet, enjoy my ‘beginner’s guide’ to Bubble tea shops in London, and anywhere else you find one!…

Panoramas of the London Skyline – Photos from the Skylounge at Doubletree Hilton

Posted on March 4th, by Peter Parkorr in Britain, London, Picture Perfect. 4 comments
Today I’m sharing photographs of London from the Skylounge at DoubleTree Hilton, near London’s Tower Bridge. I popped back the morning after a Traverse event last year to reclaim my forgotten jacket (which now resides in Edinburgh after being forgotten there too) and got some great panoramas of London from the rooftop bar. If there’s one thing I can say about London, it’s that it looks pretty in the sunshine.… – Another Accommodation Option For City Breaks

Posted on March 1st, by Peter Parkorr in Britain, London, Roaming Resources. No Comments
Planning a weekend city break or looking for cheap places to stay near central London? Everyone seems to think of AirBnB, but lots of other accommodation booking sites go under the radar. An alternative for the next time you book accommodation is the site Housetrip. With a similar format to AirBnB, owners and agents list properties on the site for you to get in touch and rent out their place.…

Fish-eyed Views of London from a West End apartment

Posted on January 23rd, by Peter Parkorr in Britain, London, Roaming Resources. 6 comments
Last November I popped down to London from the North, to attend WTM 2013 at the ExCeL. With lots of work to do before and during the trade show, and evening events filling up the rest of the time, I was in no mood for a shared dorm in a hostel. I teamed up with a few friends and bloggers to share a City Marque apartment in central London and managed to capture a few London landscape photos with my new fish-eye lens.…