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Lifestyle, Travel

Afternoon Tea at the Palm Court (Balmoral Hotel)

When in Edinburgh, it’s highly recommended to take tea at the Palm Court of the Balmoral Hotel. As soon as you exit Edinburgh Waverley Station, one of the first buildings you’ll notice is the Balmoral Hotel with its 190 ft high clock tower. Originally named the North British Hotel when it opened in 1902, the …

Fashion, London

Balenciaga Exhibition at the V&A

A few weeks ago, my friend and I visited the V&A Museum to view the Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion exhibition. The exhibition features a selection of vintage clothing from Spanish designer, Cristóbal Balenciaga, as well as more contemporary pieces by his successors. I went mainly for the vintage pieces but was impressed with the exhibition on …

London, Travel, Vancouver

Captain George Vancouver: From UK to Vancouver

Today marks the 260th birthday of Captain George Vancouver, the namesake of Vancouver and Vancouver Island, BC (as well as Vancouver, WA and others). I had long been curious about Captain George Vancouver, one of Britain’s greatest explorers, and decided that when I moved to the UK, I must visit his birth and burial place. …