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Coming to London In The Summer? Here’s My 7-Day Travel Itinerary

As an expat in London, one of the top questions I get from friends and family (and their friends and family many times removed) is what to see and do when coming to London. And, let’s be fair – I don’t blame them! Recommendations from people you trust are a huge advantage when traveling. With my family coming to London for 7 days, there was no better time to put my curated list of restaurants, hotels and attractions to the test. Check out my curated 7-day itinerary and let your travel planning begin!


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Travel: One Ocean Resort & Spa in Atlantic Beach, Florida

IMG_2291When it comes to the destination wedding of a good friend, you simply go with the flow and hope for the best. Such was the case with a destination wedding in Atlantic Beach, Florida. That was, until I saw where the wedding was being hosted: One Ocean Resort & Spa. I’ll confess – I’m not a huge beach person, but in scrolling through the website and TripAdvisor reviews, I started to get pretty excited. With a great gym, spa and plenty of local shops and restaurants within walking distance, I hoped this could be a nice mini getaway.

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Coffee Art: Tomtom in Belgravia, London

IMG_0146One of the (many, many) things I enjoy about London is when I order a cappuccino and a work of art arrives. The cappuccino in the photo is from the Tomtom Coffee House in Belgravia. A dear friend who knows all of the best cafes in the area brought me there and it’s lovely. In addition to being a charming coffee shop with indoor and outdoor seating, Tomtom has a full menu. In a unique twist, Tomtom also specializes in cigars and has a shop around the corner dedicated to selling them.

However, what really got me about Tomtom was the delicious cappuccino that I almost didn’t want to drink because it was so pretty. But, let’s be real, that didn’t last very long.

Tomtom Coffee House is located at 114 Ebury Street in Belgravia, London.