London Lovers #4

Hello there, my name is Robin Nierynck, a 23-year-old journalist from Bruges Belgium. I’ve been living in London since October 2015, after completing my BA in York and my Master’s in Cardiff.  

When I moved to London, I wasn’t too sure what to expect. And to be sure, now that I’ve spent some time here I can say, it’s a right mess – always busy, crazy expensive and everyone is obsessed with brunch. But of course, as you probably know if you’re reading this, it certainly has an infectious charm and gets you excited about just about anything. Including brunch. 
Living in a flat in Bethnal Green, I’ve fallen in love with the East End and all its quirks. Right on the edge of Victoria Park, my little flat may not be much, but it feels as though I’ve got a world waiting on my doorstep. 

So due to my incredible favouritism when it comes to the East End, I have themed my contribution to include my top 5 East London places. Enjoy! 

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London lovers #2

My name is Charlotte Billiet and I’m 21 years old. Last year I did an internship of three months in London at the British Transport Police. I had been in London before, but just for a weekend. During the training I had time enough to immerse myself in the amazing city and my love grew even more.  Every day I discovered new lovely places, so selecting my five favourite spots was quite a challenging task.

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London lovers #1

This is the first in a new series about London lovers. I asked a few people for their top 5 places in London.

My name is Hannes Pype, 31 years old, from Kortrijk, Belgium. My first encounter with London must have been about a decade ago. When I started teaching secondary school English,  I had –embarrassingly enough- never been to London. Hence my enthusiasm when I was asked to help organise a three-day London trip for our fourth year pupils. Once there I was immediately infected with the London virus. No incubation time whatsoever, instant addiction. Since then, I try to go there once or twice a year. I am even taking my band there in May to play a few gigs. So anyway, here are my five favourite spots in London, although the sheer idea of selecting merely five places has been a truly daunting task…

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