Links + loves – August 2016

Links + loves – August 2016This article may contain compensated links. Please read disclaimer for more info

How was your August? Sun finally arrived in the UK and we enjoyed soaking up the rays. There is nothing quite like a summer’s day in England. We took a trip to the picturesque village of Rye featured in the wonderful BBC television series Mapp and Lucia to enjoy the lovely weather. Rye is a village of half-timbered cottages, creeping ivy, cobblestones and idyllic pub gardens. All in the shade of a medieval castle. There you can forget most of the troubles of the world and imagine yourself in a Miss Marple mystery.

If you cannot make it to Rye and are looking for some other means to escape, here are some favourite links I discovered in August.

Links + Loves – August 2016

London – The Tube now runs 24 hours a day. Night Tube has arrived complete with its own etiquette
Discover – why cheese is so addictive – I knew I was edam-ned forever!
Beyond AirBnB – stay in a carefully selected London apartment rental with lots of added extras
Taste – could you eat your way through this list of 68 Sicilian eggplant | aubergine recipes ?
Culture – have you watched a play or an opera at any of these incredible theatres?
Read – one of my favourite authors, Ian McEwan’s new novel Nutshell is narrated by an unborn child
Quaff – your way through the wine regions of Italy with this  Italian Wine Exploration Map

In case you missed .. my top posts in August

A perfect day exploring the hills of Tuscany
Travel traits: Rachel Kwei
Pretty towns of the Italian Riviera

Coming up in September

I spend a lot of time living in and traveling to cities. I love urban environments for their energy, pace and endless opportunities to learn from fellow human beings. But while I love that non stop lifestyle I also crave the tranquility of the countryside. The theme for September is nature and natural wonders. I will be sharing some adventures from our trip to Switzerland and Italy in late August as well as some interesting finds from the UK.

Thanks, as always, for reading

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  1. 31st August 2016 / 10:20 AM

    nice photo! I saw an episode of Mapp and Lucia:)

  2. 31st August 2016 / 3:50 PM

    My parents live just out of Rye in another chocolate box pretty village, this area is where I go when in England. I love it!

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