Finest Rare Books | Peter Harrington Bookstore Review

What? Peter Harrington Where? 43 Dover St, Mayfair, W1S 4FF, London, United Kingdom Highlights: Rare books and first editions Peter Harrington is among the best places to find rare books or rare editions of popular books (some are even first print and signed!), this is the bookstore that ignited my hobby of collecting antiquated andContinue reading “Finest Rare Books | Peter Harrington Bookstore Review”

The “Most Sophisticated Books in the World” | Maison Assouline Bookstore Review

What? Maison Assouline Where? 196A Piccadilly, St. James’s, W1J 9EY, London Highlights: Ambiance and atmosphere, pop culture books Imagine looking at an old masonic building set with dark wooden double doors that seem too heavy for anyone to open. No hustle, no shoppers going in and coming out in a frenzy, at first glance, youContinue reading “The “Most Sophisticated Books in the World” | Maison Assouline Bookstore Review”

Top Reading Spots and Great Coffee at The Regent’s Park | London

What? The Regent’s Park Where? Chester Rd, NW1 4NR, London Highlights: Lush green spaces, macchiato, and rose gardens. Regent’s Park is one of the most popular parks within central London where people usually go for as a one time visit or to see The London Zoo. It’s not really in the center of everything likeContinue reading “Top Reading Spots and Great Coffee at The Regent’s Park | London”

London’s Secret Floating Bookshop | Words on the Water

What? Words on the Water Where? Regent’s Canal Towpath, Kings Cross, N1C 4LW, London Type: Second-hand bookstore Highlights: The bookstore itself! It is literally floating on water. This post I’ll be speaking to probably one of the most picturesque bookstores I’ve ever seen. Side note: If you’re a Central Saints Martins student at UAL, youContinue reading “London’s Secret Floating Bookshop | Words on the Water”

Iconic Places | The British Library

I’ve been very lucky to check off a bucket list item last summer which ended with me visiting the largest library in the world! (in terms of catalogued items). Thousand year old books sit in shelves, amazing architecture, and great instagrammable photo spots for your bookish self to indulge in. Pretty neat 😍 I wannaContinue reading “Iconic Places | The British Library”

London’s Best Independent Bookstore | London Review Bookshop

What? London Review Bookshop Where? 14-16 Bury Pl, Holborn, WC1A 2JL, London Type: Independent Bookstore / Non-specific Highlights: Contemporary Fiction Speaking of bookstores hidden in narrow street alleys; London Review Bookshop accurately fits that description. The dark green exterior provides a lovely contrast to the ever-changing display of colorful books on the windowsill, for aContinue reading “London’s Best Independent Bookstore | London Review Bookshop”

Libreria Bookstore | Secret London

What? Libreria Bookstore Where? 65 Hanbury St, London, E1 5JP Type: Independent / Selected Highlight: Staff Picks Libreria bookstore is possibly one of London’s best kept secrets, if I could describe Liberia anything it would be either Aladdin’s Cave of wonders or Ariel’s undersea grotto of prized treasures. The architecture and layout of the spaceContinue reading “Libreria Bookstore | Secret London”

COVID-19: Supporting Local and Independent Bookstores

It is not a lie that I cherish the local bookstores and independent booksellers who continue to be a major presence in all communities, they provide a cozy and friendly space that sits close to our hearts as beings who simply are eager to connect and belong to someplace or in some page. To beContinue reading “COVID-19: Supporting Local and Independent Bookstores”

Nottinghill!

What? The Notting Hill Bookshop Where? 13 Blenheim Cres, Notting Hill, London W11 2EE. Type? Independent Bookstore Highlight: Children’s Books Okay okay, so if you’re thinking about the sappy cheesy rom com movie with Julia Roberts and Hugh Grant than yes you are correct into thinking this bookstore is one and the same. Yup IContinue reading “Nottinghill!”