Category London

David Bowie – Icon, Genius, Influencer

I awoke on the 10th January 2016 ready to open my birthday messages but was instead stunned to hear the news that David Bowie had passed away. As the news sunk in and I listened to Blackstar & Lazarus from the album that had just been released, tears filled my eyes. These songs from the […]

The Harry Potter Photographic Exhibition in London

Warner Brothers Harry Potter Photographic Exhibition​ in Covent Garden, London

Fortnum & Mason Christmas Windows in London

It’s that time of year again and as has become customary I have snapped this year’s windows at the iconic Piccadilly store. This year there is a British wildlife theme with squirrels, foxes, badgers, owls, mice, (drunk) robins, magpies, rabbits & hedgehogs featured as you can see below. F&M is a real festive favourite all […]

Sunday Photos – Leicester Square Statues, London

I have just visited Leicester Square in central London for the first time in ages and was amazed at the transformation. The square is most famous for red carpet movie premières and there is now a focal point to sit in the shadows of the flagship cinemas. There you can sit next to Paddington or […]

Christmas In London – Fortnum & Mason’s Window Display

Wilbur’s Travels pay the annual visit to view Fortnum & Mason’s famous Christmas window display in London

Safe Travels in 2021 – Staying Closer To Home (London & Manchester)

It is great news that we seem to be drawing a little closer to all being vaccinated against Covid-19. However, if you are like me, I will be cautious before I rush out and book any of the trips that I would love to make to far flung places. Luckily in the UK we have […]

Friday Photo – Tower Bridge, London

I have not been to London since February, despite only being 30-minutes away by train. I am now starting to miss the city including the oh so familiar walk across London Bridge into the City of London. The picture is a nice reminder.

Wordless Wednesday – Armistice Day Poppies, Tower of London

Kiev Monastery, Ukraine

Orthodox Easter Sunday

Today is Easter Sunday in the Orthodox calendar. A day of celebration for Greeks, Russians, Bulgarians, Romanians, Serbs, Georgians, Armenians, Latvians, Estonians, Ukrainians, Belorussians and a host of others. Here are a few Orthodox cathedrals & churches that I have visited over the years. Χριστός ἀνέστη!    

Wordless Wednesday – Just The Two Of Us