A Trip to Downton Abbey

It’s no secret that I love British period dramas. On one hand, I enjoy them because it keeps me connected to my British roots, but I also like the costumes, the sets, literary adaptations and exploring different historical periods. Although not based on a real family, Downton Abbey is firmly near the top of my list (even the theme music gives me goosebumps!). Continue reading

Winchcombe, The Cotswolds

I was vaguely aware that there is an area in south England filled with quaint towns and villages, honey-coloured stone cottages and rolling green hills, but other than that, I was none the wiser on the details. That was until our family visitors from Australia suggested a weekend away to the Cotswolds. Continue reading

Bramall Hall

During my first two weeks of living back in the UK, I stayed at a cosy Airbnb garden apartment in Bramhall, which was the perfect base to get familiar with Manchester again. Continue reading

Elizabeth Bay House

As one of NSW’s most sophisticated and elegant houses of the 1830s,ย  Elizabeth Bay House has been on my Sydney bucket list for far too long, and so with an overcast Sunday afternoon to burn, I finally crossed it off. Continue reading

Carisbrook Historic House

Located in Lane Cove, Carisbrooke House is a historic museum of life in the 1880s andย is the only house museum in Sydney to capture the flavour of the Victorian middle-class lifestyle.

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