Starfishing Travels – London

Life is a curious journey

View from the Top: St Pauls from Tate Modern and White Swan

One our favourite views is the walk over Millennial Bridge from Tate Modern to St Paul’s. You feel you are on a classic pilgrimage to the Cathedral while celebrating the … Continue reading

June 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

View from the Top: St Paul’s from One New Exchange

St Paul’s Cathedral is such a classic London icon. It’s now even more impressive with a birds-eye view from the free rooftop garden at the One New Exchange.      Why’s … Continue reading

June 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

View from the Top: Walkie Talkie

It’s a weird sight from the outside, and even more spectacular from the rooftop. Yes it’s the infamous Walkie Talkie. Why’s it so special? * The wow factor as you come out … Continue reading

May 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Thames Path – Rotherhithe To Bermondsey

Historic waterfront pubs, Brunel engineering sites and great Thames views, make this a quirky urban Thames Path trek. Starting from the Hilton Wharf and ferry pier, you can stop by the lovely … Continue reading

April 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Back Lanes: Greenwich Foot Tunnel

One of the many lovely surprises along the Thames Path is the Greenwich Foot Tunnel, so what a great start to the New Year to  join the walkers and cyclists … Continue reading

January 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

Canary Wharf Pier

With the lovely sunsets recently, the Pier at Canary Wharf has grown to be a popular spot for City skyline views, after-office drinks and a range of restaurants and even … Continue reading

October 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Thames Path: Greenwich to the O2

In contrast to glorious Greenwich, the Thames Path to O2 offers a grittier route.  While Google Maps shows no ‘features of interest’ here, we think they missed something. At first … Continue reading

July 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Back Lanes: Thames Path – Greenwich to Rotherhithe

From the soaring Cutty Sark, the Thames Path to Rotherhithe offers historic docklands from the early C16th, a modern city farm, and quirky bars that range from preserved pubs to … Continue reading

July 18, 2014 · 1 Comment

Back Lanes: Thames Path – Glorious Greenwich

Greenwich is one of those amazing London sights that take your breath away. As it’s Festival time, take the time to enjoy the ferry or the secret Greenwich Tunnel.   Once there, … Continue reading

June 20, 2014 · 1 Comment

Back Lanes: Thames Path – Isle of Dogs (east)

From the classic views of Greenwich, the Thames Path skirts the eastern shores of the Isle of Dogs, bringing beaches, sheep and great views of the O2. Starting at Island Gardens … Continue reading

June 18, 2014 · Leave a comment