Thursday, 26 February 2015

A Late Valentines Trip To London

On Monday we went to London for a late valentines trip for 2 nights and we had the best time. We took so many pictures, did all the tourist things, ate so much nice food and did lots of sightseeing. Unfortunately we didn't get to see Buckingham Palace, but I think we managed just about every other place so I thought I'd share some of the photos. I already know I'm going to love looking back over this in future.
I don't know if this statue has a name but George saw this and wanted to take a picture! Also Houses of Parliament and Big Ben!
Our hotel, County Hall Premier Inn was next to the London Eye, we could see it from our hotel room. We were right in the centre and as we were so close to the London Eye, if we got lost we could look for that and could work our way back which was helpful. That did happen a few times! Just round the corner from the London Eye was the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben, its unreal that we were so close to everything, I managed to get some pretty good pictures too on my new camera. Other places we visited were Downing Street, Oxford Street, Regent Street, Covent Garden, Hyde Park and Piccadilly. I think I have covered everything but I'm sure they'll be more to see in future. We did really want to go to Buckingham Palace and we were actually on our way there on Tuesday after Oxford Street but my feet couldn't take anymore. I honestly though I was going to collapse because I was in so much pain. Dramatic I know. I don't do well with my feet and wearing pumps and walking around London just don't go together well. I did get some nice new boots from Next which I wore too and they were a lot comfier. I got the Tan Zip Detail Western Boots and I love them! Luckily we had a nice comfy bed to get back to in the hotel so we could relax a little after all the walking, I slept so well, I really struggled to get up each morning because I was so warm and cosy! 
London Eye, Pizza Hut, Selfridges, Garfunkels. 
George definitely spoiled me in London. I got some new makeup from Superdrug that I had been wanting for ages and some new nail polishes. So many bath bombs from Lush, my favourite shop! 
The boots I've mentioned, some clothes, books, i'm struggling to remember now as I'm writing this before I unpack it all! I finally managed to get my hand on a tangle teaser too! Oh my god, I wish I had got one of these sooner, I struggle so much with getting a brush through my hair and this just works. Now my hair has been cut quite a bit shorter than what it was, it was getting easier but with this I don't have to struggle at all. I really recommend it. George did get some nice things too while we were there, he basically got a whole new outfit and looked very very nice. We actually managed to take a few selfies while we were in London, I hate having my picture taken so this was kind of a big thing for me but I was brave and just went for it. I love having new pictures of us, I think we'll definitely both remember London and what a good time we had. Hopefully we'll get to go again soon! 
London Eye, you can just see our hotel next to it! A Selfie and Les Miserables. 
Nelsons Column and another London Eye picture! 
The Sherlock Holmes. 
As I mentioned I did buy a few things so i'll do a separate post on that soon!

Do you love London? Whats your favourite thing to do there?

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