Before there was a book, there was a blog. I posted about the first four countries of my trip around the world before I decided to write a travel memoir about unconditional love. These blog entries were edited and included as the first chapters of the book. Here was the second installment of the blog about the Philippines. Read More...
Have you decided where to spend New Year yet? How about seeing dawn break from a volcano or dancing the night away on a moonlit beach? Holiday Lettings gets you a ticket to the best parties in town, from Berlin to Maui.
5 - London, UK
Float down the Thames on a dinner cruise for spectacular views of London’s New Year festivities. There are 100,000 partygoers and 10,000 performers lining the river for you to watch. You’ll spot stunning fireworks illuminating the London Eye and hear the midnight countdown as Big Ben heralds in the New Year. Will you be able to resist joining in the mass rendition of “Auld Lang Syne”?
See the Thames from a different perspective the next day with a stroll from Tower Bridge to Westminster, stopping off at the imposing HMS Belfast warship, Shakespeare’s Globe theatre and the inspiring Tate Modern gallery. The city’s January sales make this the perfect time to bargain-hunt on bustling Oxford Street or window-shop on chic Bond Street.
When I first took my trip around the world, before it became a non-fiction memoir, it was a travel blog. Eventually, I realized that there was way too much going on to capture the essence of what I was trying to say in a series of blog posts, so I made it a book. Before that happened, I made four blog posts, each about the country I was visiting. They were later edited to become the first chapters in my book! This was the first post, about Korea. Read More...