My decision to move to London for six months to work was life changing. Not only did I gain international work experience, I also made friends from around the world, shared a house with four other people, went on numerous weekend trips and explored the ins and outs of London.
Ever since finding out I would be in London for the Royal Wedding, I’d been looking forward to the wedding that would capture the world. On April 29th 2011 Prince William, second in line to the English throne, was to marry Kate Middleton.
With the sun shining and temps in the low 20s, it was a perfect Saturday outing when me and a couple of friends left the bustling London for a quieter Greenwich which seemed more like a country town than a suburb in London.
A little bit like the race that stops a nation in Australia, the 157th annual Cambridge vs Oxford boat race did just that in London on Saturday March 26. Crowds gathered along the water – some who had picnicked for most of the afternoon – and waited in anticipation for the race to start at 5pm.
London’s Chinatown and Trafalga Square came to life on February 6 with a sea of red latterns, food stalls and the traditional lion dance.