As many of you might know by now I love London, perhaps because I'm a city girl at heart!
Last weekend we had a fabulous time in the city as we decided to stay and embrace what the big smoke has to offer around this time of year. I thought I'd share with you the places we visited should you be in the area and might like to check them out.
Marie had given us a fabulous and very generous Christmas present, tickets to see the Nutcracker Ballet at London's Colosseum ! And what a visual feast it was ! So magical and Christmassy!
The next day it was a beautiful crisp and sunny Sunday morning, so we made our way to London's Borough Market where we had brunch in a local cafeteria whilst surrounded by the markets culinary delights for this time of year; Mulled Wine, Mince pies, Cakes, Cheeses and much more.
The South Bank was our last stop for a lunch date with great friends that had come over from New York! This is one of my favorite area of the city where you have all the cultural centers in one hub. The Tate Modern, London Film Theatre, Hayward Gallery and more by the river Thames . Here you can sit and sip some wine whilst absorbing the city atmosphere and views, people watch with the Jazz sounds in the background coming from a street performer, total bliss !!
At this time of year the Christmas German market occupies most of the river front which is packed with a great variety of craft & food stalls, great for this time of year. I hope I have given you a little glimpse of what London can be like if you live on the other side of the world. What is your place like at this time of year?
I hope you all have had a great Christmas time with lots of quality time with friends and loved ones ;-)