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Open City London: Inside The Abbey Mills Pumping Station

Abbey Mills Pumping Station

Even after 10 years in London, I’m still crossing off the things on my Open House list. This year I finally grabbed a spot for a guided tour through the Victorian sewage pumping station. Something I’ve been trying to do ever since 2016!

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THE GARDEN AT 120 FENCHURCH STREET: BEST FREE ROOFTOP IN LONDON

Public rooftop gardens have been popping up around London and I’ve made it my task to visit them all to check which one is worth the view!

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London – Paris – Barcelona By Train

Paris to Barcelona Train

Did you know there is a direct high-speed train from Paris to Barcelona? I discovered this last year when Rail Europe did its annual advertising splurge on Instagram to tempt you to get tickets cheap for next year.

I fell for it and absolutely loved my 10 day London – Paris – Barcelona – Valencia – Barcelona – Paris – London roundtrip.

I wanted to share my experience, so here’s what it’s like to travel from London to Barcelona by train.

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God’s Own Junkyard: Things To Do In London

In my ongoing attempt to cross off everything on my London to-do list I ventured to God’s Own Junkyard. Number #46 of 2,559 of Tripadvisor’s things to do in London.

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The Roof Garden at the Post Building: Best Free Rooftop in Central London

the post building roof garden

I’ve been looking for an alternative to the Sky Garden for a while now. It’s not that I don’t like the Sky Garden, but I really don’t like the Sky Garden. And thankfully, my prayers have been answered because I have finally found a place that I’m happy with recommending.

Located on the 9th floor of the Post Building in Holborn you can now enjoy views of London any day between 10 AM and dusk. For free … and without having to book.

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Another ‘My 22 For 2022’ Update

100 days until the New Year seemed like a good excuse to write another ‘My 22 For 2022‘ update.

It’s going okayish: some of the goals I’ve let go of (writing monthly updates) and some I’ve reached without even trying too hard (reading 12 books I already own).

I’ve been very restless this year, so I’m happy with anything I achieve at this point. Here are some of those I (almost) crossed off.

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