Travel

London


Jotting down some recommendations from my recent trip to London. Note to self – find more time to tell my travel tales!

Sightseeing
Trafalgar Square area
Leicester Square area
Picadilly circus area
Kings Cross station
Harrods
Changing of the guards & Horse guards
Greenwich market
Camden borough
Canary wharf
Notting Hill & Portabello Market
Westminster Cathedral & Westminster Abbey
Parliament house
Tower Bridge
Tower of London
Southwark Catherdral
St Pauls Cathedral
Borough Market
Monument
The queens walk
St Dunstan in the East Garden
London bridge
British Museum
Tate Modern

Day Trips from London
Viator was my goto source for selecting what day trips I would like to go on and I ended up doing these two:
Stonehenge, Windsor & Bath
Cotswolds

Recommended Dining
Gymkhana
Aqua @ The Shard
Bob Bob Ricard
Brasserie Zedel
Sky Garden
Dishoom
Chutney Mary
Chai Ki
The Breakfast Club
Duck & Waffle
Princi
Talli Joe’s
Benares
Poppies Fish & Chips

Afternoon Teas
The Ritz London
The Dorchester Collection
The DeLaunay

Pub Crawls
London Party Pub Crawl

Nightlife
Clubs and pubs in these areas: Soho, Covent Garden, Picadilly Circus, Shoreditch, Camden Borough

Just my 2 cents! Enjoy.


Barcelona


Some of my favorite things to do in Barca..

Sightseeing
Sagrada Familia
Las Ramblas
Parc Guell
Casa Batlo
La pedrera
Barri Gothic
Mountain of the jews (Montjuic)
Fontana Montjuici
Placa Catalunya
La Barceloneta

Day Trips from Barcelona
Costa Brava
Small medieval villages
Montserrat
Girona – self guided

Recommended Dining
Best seafood paella hands down – Can Majo
Awesome bar and with chilled out vibe – Bar Mut
Amazing pincho bar in the gothic quarter – Irati Tarvena Basca
Very good tapas – Lolita taperia
Excellent vibe and tapas – EL 4gats
Vaso de Oro
Bouqueria market
Escriba
La Barceloneta – very good area for sea-side fine dining with candle lights

Night Life
Clubs and lounges in Las Ramblas & La Barceloneta area
Awesome Flamenco show – Tablao Flamenco Cordobes

Viva la vida!


New York


New York City is an emotion and the best way to explore it, is by living the emotion. And what’s a better emotion than food? So out here, just cherry picking some of my most fav restaurants in NYC

Dining / Night Life
Beauty & Essex – definitely one of my fav places recently
Press Lounge – awesome rooftop lounge with views of the hudson from hell’s kitchen
230 Fifth – kinda must see
Nomo Kitchen – perfect brunch place
Fig & Olive – ambience and food!
Somtum Der – michelin star on budget
Dos Caminos – ambience!
Ippudo – seriously good japanese
Junoon – progressive indian
Robert – the view!
Lupus
Cafe China – for the love of chinese
Momofuku – need I say more?
Ivan ramen
Mercer kitchen
Bouley’s
Abc kitchen
Frying Pan
River Cafe
Sigree
Macao trading company
Penelope – brunch
Perry Street
Jane – brunch
Lupa
Spice Market
Cafe Habana
The Mark
Refinery
PDT
Raines Law Room
Tenjune
Smorgasburg
Tao – vibe
Buddhakan – Carrie’s rehearsal dinner was here, if you’re into SATC, you know what I’m talking about!
Thelewala
Kathi Roll Company – hands down comfort and yumminess

“I’m in a New York state of mind… ”

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