Valentines Day in London

Valentine’s Day… what a silly thing that so many of us feel so much anxiety for various reasons on just a seemingly normal day. Feel the pressure to find the perfect gift? Have to think of a great date? Bummed because you’re spending it alone again? I get it. I have...

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Carnaby and Queen Pop-up

Things happen fast in London, pop-ups are all the rage these days and they come and go nearly in the blink of an eye. While many of us were at cinemas across the globe to watch Rami Malek deliver an amazing performance as the iconic Freddie Mercury, world famous...

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Top Five Holiday Activities Recommended by Quaintly UK

If you are looking for an authentic Christmas experience in London, look no further! London is a city that is full of holiday history, tradition, and seasonal spirit making Christmas time an incredible time of the year to enjoy London. Wait, who am I kidding… it is...

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British Mystery

There is something about a dark, cold, crispy Autumn night…settled in with a nice hot cup of tea, all cozy in your jumper wrapped in a blanket, and you crack open your favorite book. It is full of twists, turns, false accusations, mayhem, intrigue, and murder. The...

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Tower of London

An English royal house, originating in Wales; descending through the male line from the Tudors of Penmynydd. The House Tudor. Five monarchs from this line ruled the Kingdom of England, Wales, it’s ancestral home, Ireland, and the other reals from 1485 to 1603....

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The Magic of Harry Potter

Draco Dormiens Nunquam Titillandus. “Never Tickle a Sleeping Dragon.” We first heard these words twenty-one years ago when the world was introduced to a world we never thought existed. A world full of friendship, challenges, adventures, and magic. Harry Potter gave us...

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The Queen’s Celebration

June marks the 65th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth’s Coronation to the throne, which also marks another milestone in her reign; she is the longest reigning monarch in the history of the United Kingdom. Elizabeth Alexandra Mary was born April 21, 1926. In 1947 she...

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The Royal Wedding

The 19th of May was just a normal day on the calendar. A day no one really paid much attention to; until now. It is now one of the most anticipated days of 2018. May 19, 2018, The Royal Wedding between Prince Harry and American Actress Meghan Markle. This wedding is...

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English Gardens

The beauty and intricate designs of the world-renowned English gardens have been part of the world since the Romans conquered the British Isles in the 1st century. While they have been part of society since the beginning of time, it was not until the Middle Ages that...

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The Lake District and Beatrix Potter

When we think of our childhoods, and the stories our parents and grandparents read to us, most of us are able to recall the tale of one mischievous Rabbit in a blue coat named Peter. Beatrix Potter, who spent her summers in the Lake District, brought the tales of...

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