It took about 10 minutes to get this picture – double decker buses kept driving past.
We didn’t actually go onto the Eye, but we thought it made a pretty cool picture.
The Thames Rib Experience – totally worth it!
Outside Buckingham Palace
Having a pint at Ye Olde Chesire Cheese – the famous haunt of the classics, Dickens, Twain, Tennyson, Arthur Conan Doyle, Yeats and Rhys.
If you’ve seen Notting Hill, you’ll know this door – the famous blue door! The owners had repainted it black, to deter tourists (like us!) taking photos with it – but they eventually admitted defeat! Yay!
Walking through Portobello Road Market, we came upon this huge group of people. In the centre was an elderly lady dancing her heart out to a busker. Loved it!
Hummingbird Bakery, Portobello Road Market
Choosing our cupcakes!
Luke wanted to get a cap. So much stuff!
We knew we had to get this classically touristy photo. It only took about 45 minutes (too many people around!) but we eventually got it!
We loved all the parks. So beautiful!
Luke, looking badass on the HMS Belfast
Luke exploring the HMS Belfast
Luke looking badass as usual!
Luke exploring the HMS Belfast.
We went out for Chinese in Soho and it was amazing! The service was horrible (to a comical level) but the food made it all worth it!
We did a ghost tour of London and it was amazing! We got to see parts of London that you otherwise wouldn’t get to see as a tourist.
Leading our bikes through Hyde Park after lunch.
We rented bikes and rode them through Hyde Park – highly recommended!
Looking at all the amazing (and expensive) things in the Jamie Oliver store.
Lucky for us, my uncle was in London on business for the weekend, so we got to stay with him in the company flat.
Luke and Flora at the National Science Museum.
We had an amazing time in London. We saw everything we wanted to see! All the touristy stops, all the museums, as well as doing a mini self-lead Notting Hill tour. My favourite bit was definitely Portobello Road Market. My cousin and I both got the cutest dresses (for only £15!) and an adorable satchel bag each from the Appletree Boutique. There was so much to see along that road, with vendors of every kind – vintage cameras and knick-knacks, clothes, artwork, jewellery, bakeries, cafes, pubs, and boutiques. We got a cupcake each from the Hummingbird Bakery (I got Black Bottom and Luke got Red Velvet), and saw this hilarious elderly lady breaking it down on the street. Check out our photos to see what we got up to!