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”

I Ordered a Surprise Book Box and Here’s What Happened

Hello my lovelies, so I got to open the surprise book box that I’ve ordered from indie and second hand bookstore Word on the Water. I really liked the selection and wanted to show you guys! I wrote about Word on the Water bookstore in a previous post. They’re one of the most unique indieContinue reading “I Ordered a Surprise Book Box and Here’s What Happened”

August 2020 Wrap Up | My Top 5 Posts

I’m about a week late than other bloggers but I’ve been going back and forth on how to write this wrap up post; should I provide a summary? Highlights? Showcase by TBR and talk books? Random rants and discussions? Wasn’t sure which path to go with and I was convinced that I did not wantContinue reading “August 2020 Wrap Up | My Top 5 Posts”

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”

Italian Gelato on a Summer’s Day | London Cafes

What? Unico Gelato & Caffe Where? 37 Pembridge Rd, Notting Hill, W11 3HG, London Highlights: Gelato of course! And their macchiato. On a hot summer’s day, Unico is probably one of the best options to go. As soon as you enter the place, you get that slight coolness when entering an ice cream parlor andContinue reading “Italian Gelato on a Summer’s Day | London Cafes”

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”

Chocolate Heaven | London Cafes

What? SAID DAL 1923 Where? 29 Rathbone Pl, Fitzrovia, London W1T 1JG If you’re a chocolate obsessed fanatic like me then SAID DAL 1923 is the place to be. Warning: Bring extra tissue wipes because there is a high chance you might leave with chocolate covered fingers and polka dotted stained clothes. Although London’s SOHOContinue reading “Chocolate Heaven | London Cafes”

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”