Category Archives: England sights

ditta takes london – day 4

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John wanted to show her around his neighborhood on day 4 so we headed over to Brixton after work. He took us around the places he showed me when I first arrived: Brixton Village, Bowie Wall, etc. We had dinner … Continue reading

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ditta takes london – day 2-3

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I had work during the week so we met up after and wandered around London some more. The nights were kind of a blur since we explored all the nearby neighborhoods. We hit up sights in Chinatown, Soho, and Trafalgar Square. While walking … Continue reading

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ditta takes london – day 1

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I’m hosting my first visitor – the lovely Ditta. She is hopping around Europe for the next 2 weeks with my apartment as home base. Thanks to John for lending the air mattress and Anne for the extra comforter. 🙂 I … Continue reading

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herne hill

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This weekend has the best weather  I’ve experience since moving here. I was just planning on hanging at home on Saturday but I ended up going to Anne’s neighborhood of Herne Hill. She was kindly lending me a comforter for an … Continue reading

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brixton

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On Saturday, my old parking buddy/ co-worker, John took me to explore his neighborhood – Brixton. Brixton has a super cool vibe, very Berkeley-esque. There are tons of street markets and vendors of ethnic wares. We walked around Brixton village … Continue reading

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dover & canterbury

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On Friday, I noticed another trip posted for Saturday for the Meet Up group I  had previously attended with my co-worker. She was out of town on vacation, but I saw that another girl, Hui, who we met at the last … Continue reading

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blenheim palace & oxford

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A co-worker invited me to a meet up group to visit Blenheim Palace – a UNESCO heritage site. I had never heard of it, but I had hardly heard of any sights in the UK. Having never been to Europe at all … Continue reading

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