Royal London Hotel
Travel Blogs from London
Since Waitangi day and our epic V costumes were soon to be upon us, we spent the day spray painting the teenage mutant ninja turtle onesies into V cans and I found a new love.. that of spray painting! It was amazing fun! Totally toxic and messy but a great time to be had for all!
Katie, Suzie and Kristy had made some amazing V stencils and bottle caps to go on the top of our costumes- I saw epicness in action.
I then rushed ...
... That's right they have a bar on campus! Honestly I needed a drink after the day I had. I bought myself a Beer which they did not even card me for! All in all it feels awesome not to be carded. I loved his friends they were so nice and welcoming. Although my time here was short I had a good ending to a long stressful day. I am now typing this in the University's computer lab because everone went to sleep and I still have a few more hours until my next flight. As I ...
Another month had rolled by and another Kiwi's in London was up and running and this time it was held at the Bull and Bird in Clapham North- literally down the road from Katie's flat.
First off sadly we had to go to Arianna's leaving drinks as she also gave us kitchen stuff (to save us poor homeless kiwi's). You should have seen all the loot lying on the floor in the kitchen... ...
... like wedding etc. Than we finished off we High Tea at the
Garden Café overlooking the Buckingham gardens and lawn. The sweets were
delicious – chocolate profiterole, fruit scone with clotted cream strawberry preserve
and real strawberries, strawberry frasiea and wholegrain baguette with
ham and emerald cheese. I also enjoyed fresh apple juice from the squeezed
Looking around Buckingham Palace all I could think was glad I
am not ...
... from there. So we all hopped on the Underground headed towards the Southbank. After getting off at Waterloo station, we walked along the beautiful promenade area of the Southbank, stopping a while for coffee and cake at Cafe Le Pain Quotidien. After our coffee, we continued walking along the Southbank, passing sights such as the Golden Hind, Shakespeare's Globe Theater, the HMS Belfast, the Tate Modern museum, the British Film Institute, ...