5 Days in London itinerary for first time visitors

There’s just something about London. From London’s iconic landmarks, its free world-class museums and coolest neighbourhoods to a long list of popular tourist attractions. London is a destination every traveler should visit and I’m not just saying this because I…

Bar Douro London Review – The best Portuguese restaurant in London

  A good Portuguese restaurant in London is hard to find, and apart from Nando’s and its peri-peri chicken. Many Londoners will be hard press to tell you, where you can find and enjoy some authentic Portuguese cuisine in the…

Neal’s Yard, Covent Garden London: Beautiful Places in London

Based in the heart of Central London, Covent Garden has become the capitals most iconic area, known for its street-performers, top restaurants and some of London best theatres on Shaftesbury Avenue fighting for your attention. Most people forget to explore…

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I’m Delahaye a scientist by profession but a traveller by birth. Hues of Delahaye is a London based travel and lifestyle blog from a Jamaican girl with a 9 to 5.

My aim is to show people they can still travel even with a full-time job.

My blog focuses on short-term travel such as weekends away, city breaks and lifestyle hacks for people with limited time.

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Things to Do for A Day trip to Greenwich London

Most people that visit London focus on the big-ticket tourist items such as the London Eye, Big Ben, Notting Hill and Buckingham Palace, that is in central London forgetting anything outside of zone 1. Never looking further, a field to…

Everything you need to know about Notting Hill Carnival London

It is estimated that 2 million people attended Notting Hill Carnival last year, giving it the reputation of Europe’s largest street festival. With revellers whining to soca, reggae, samba and dub music. White rum flowing freely throughout the day and…

A day trip to Oxford: All the things to do in Oxford

This is my second day trip from London to Oxford (the oldest university in England), and this visit was far better than the first time day trip to Oxford. As the weather was just gorgeous and I got to learn…

Weekend City Guides

How to Celebrate Jamaican Independence Day in London

Black depicts the strength and creativity of the people; Gold, the natural wealth and beauty of sunlight; and green, hope and agricultural resources. “The sun shineth, the land is green, and the people are strong and creative” is the symbolism…

Best Places to eat in London Chinatown with Taste of China Tour

London Chinatown has some of the best restaurants and places to eat in the city of London, hands down. But with the main street in Chinatown lined with buffet restaurants it can be overwhelming to find authentic or traditional great…

Gaining Confidence in my photography with Unsplash Photowalk in London Chinatown and …

“Your first 10,000 photographs are your worst.” – Henri Cartier-Bresson Over the weekend I had a chance to take in my first photo walk with Unsplash. As you guys know I have been steadily practicing my photography skills. All I can…

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Shoreditch Photo Walk With the Huawei P20

Recently I was invited on a photo walk around Shoreditch to test out the new Huawei P20 camera features. If you’ve been reading this blog long enough, you know that I’ve been trying to improve my photography and storytelling skills.…

Best desserts in London you’ve gotta try

From ice cream surrounded by clouds of pink candy floss to height-defying vegan freakshakes, cross-breed croissant-doughnuts and waffled filled concoctions, London’s best dessert shops are keeping us on a constant sugar high. I’m here to show you the best desserts…

Things I’m Looking Forward To Seeing and Doing In London This …

At this time of the year when it’s bitterly cold, I know I tend to start thinking “what the hell am I doing with my life” (aren’t we all?). The first thing I know a lot of people start doing…


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