Some Of Our Favorite Posts from 2013. Photo credit: Chris Osburn

Eerily incomplete sculpture, crave-worthy ceviche, and breaking bread with a breathtaking view, 2013 was a fantastic year to be a travel blogger. But those are just my favourite bits from London. Here’s a look at my top five favourite posts I wrote for CheapOair. I hope your 2013 was as fun as mine. Here’s to more adventure in the year to come!

DIG by Sculptor Daniel Silver: Intriguing Outdoor Art on View for Free in London 
September 17, 2013

An abandoned, overgrown landscape in central London is the site for an installation of free-to-view public art by artist Daniel Silver. Called Dig, the installation features a series of not-quite-finished (often eerily incomplete or eroded) figures and fragments of varying size all worked from hand and made of a range of materials including marble, plaster and terracotta.

Read the complete blog post here.


Five Fine Ceviches in London

October 8, 2013

Ceviche and Latin American cuisine are all the rage in London these days. With terrific restaurants such as the following five places wowing British palates with New World panache, it’s easy to taste why.


Top 10 London Restaurants for High Rise Dining

November 6, 2013

High rise dining is a relatively new consideration for London, which aside for a few grand exceptions is a rather low rise city. Still with multi-storey towers such as The Shard and Heron Tower opening in the past few years, breaking bread with a breathtaking view of the city’s historic landscape is more possible and desired than ever. Here’s a list of the ten place restaurants for eating out and up in London. 


How to Make Merry Like Robin Hood in Nottingham and Sherwood Forest
November 20, 2013

Only about a 140 miles or so from Central London, Nottingham and its environs are an ideal destination to add to any England touring itinerary. History and legend seem to meld together in this part of world, adding ample fun and a bit of mystique to any visit – whether you’re there to wander round the city streets, wind your way across an age-old forest or simply grab a pint in the pub. Here are some highlights from my recent journey into the heart of England.


Ancient Frescos and Fresh Mountain Air in Trento, Italy 

December 11, 2013

With a newly opened museum designed by star architect Renzo Piano; a distinctive sparkling wine with a rich tradition behind it; an exquisite regional gastronomy that’s big on flavour; and of course a stunning backdrop of snowcapped mountains, the lively little city of Trento in northern Italy is a winter wonderland and an excellent gateway to a world of Alpine delights. Here’s the scoop on three of the city’s must-see sights whatever time of year you go.

Read the complete blog post here.

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Photo credit: Chris Osburn

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