New section of the V&A

The new section of the V&A is absolutely stunning. The new extension provides a new entrance, courtyard and gallery. The modern extension somewhat fits into the 19th-century architecture, which is very clever of the architect Amanda Levete. Of course, the V&A is the type of building that you need to focus on the features of…

Scottish National Gallery

The Scottish National Gallery is absolutely beautiful. We came to Edinburgh a day before the University Open Day (due to my insistence/ to get a ‘feel’ of the place) and we packed it full of retail therapy and cultural learning. According to a very lovely shop assistant in Kiehl’s Skincare, the restaurant there has the best scones,…

Leicester Cathedral

I visited Leicester Cathedral about two weeks ago. This cathedral was beautiful, with stunning stained glass windows and the grave of Richard III. I visited the cathedral as I saw the Richard III exhibition and then wanted to see the grave in the cathedral. The cathedral was created with English Gothic architecture and links back…