Cleopatra’s Needle, Embankment

Cleopatra’s Needle, Embankment

Right on the Embankment, standing tall, is Cleopatra’s Needle, flanked by two rather stunning bronze sphinxes. The needle itself is an original Egyptian obelisk, reportedly built 3500 years ago in 1460 BC for Pharaoh Thomtmes III. Originally, it was located...

Cultured Kids #53

Happy New Year! And welcome back to the first edition of Cultured Kids in 2020, a new decade! May it be a decade full of culture, travel and exploration! We had a wonderful, cultural Christmas, with our annual visit to theatre as a family. This year, we decided to go...
Amelie – The Musical, A Review

Amelie – The Musical, A Review

I was gifted tickets from Best of Theatre in exchange for an honest review In my book, any season is a good season to go to the theatre, but during these dark, cold, winter nights never has a warm theatre with an uplifting play being so appealing, and Amelie –...
3 days in Siem Reap with children

3 days in Siem Reap with children

Back in my 20s, I had spent three months in South East Asia and I had fully intended to visit Cambodia. However, my diving obsession took over, and I spent a little too long in Sumatra submerged to get to Cambodia. 17 years on, I managed to rectify this by getting to...
Cultured Kids #51

Cultured Kids #51

Well, hello there, Culture lovers! October has zoomed by, but it has not been void of culture. I took a last-minute weekend to sunny Seville and enjoyed Flamenco dancing, stunning architecture and maybe a glass or two of the alcoholic variety … A truly beautiful...