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EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT WINTER WONDERLAND

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT WINTER WONDERLAND

Winter in London holds many surprises, especially if you’re staying at hotels such as the Shaftesbury Hyde Park International London Hotel. Staying at hotels in the centre of the capital means that the city is literally outside your front door. … Continue reading

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LONDON’S HIDDEN GEMS – ENJOYING THE SECRET CITY

LONDON’S HIDDEN GEMS – ENJOYING THE SECRET CITY

London has a lot of stand out favourites. Whether it’s the glittering river views from the South Bank, the iconic London Eye or the majestic Buckingham Palace, there are a lot of sites being flogged to tourists daily from their … Continue reading

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Turkey, pumpkin pie and more: celebrate a fantastic Thanksgiving in London

Turkey, pumpkin pie and more: celebrate a fantastic Thanksgiving in London

Should you be expecting to be in London for a city-break towards the end of November this year, did you know you’ll be in the UK capital at the time of Thanksgiving? A traditional American holiday that marks the time … Continue reading

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LONDON THROUGH THE EYES OF CHURCHILL

LONDON THROUGH THE EYES OF CHURCHILL

Winston Churchill is possibly one of the most famous and iconic of London’s former residents. As the leader of the Conservative Party and Prime Minister who helped win the Second World War for the allies, Churchill has gone down in … Continue reading

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THE GREAT PICNICKING SPOTS OF LONDON

THE GREAT PICNICKING SPOTS OF LONDON

You could easily be forgiven for assuming that now the summer has come to a blustery end, that the rest of the year, and into the next, will consist of sheltered respite in museums, theatres and the sumptuous rooms of … Continue reading

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GREAT REASONS TO VISIT BRICK LANE

GREAT REASONS TO VISIT BRICK LANE

London is well known for harbouring age old market streets, multicultural hotpots and diverse styles. What would be the draw to the city if it didn’t? With East London already a massive melding of the fun, business opportunities and age … Continue reading

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The famous five: attractions not to miss on your first two-day London visit

The famous five: attractions not to miss on your first two-day London visit

If you’re visiting London for the very first time, and you’ve only 48 hours in the extraordinary attraction-packed UK capital, then you’re going to need a little guidance as to what to fill your itinerary with – and what to … Continue reading

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More than just a thorough fare: what to see and do in and around Piccadilly

More than just a thorough fare: what to see and do in and around Piccadilly

Apparently known in medieval times as the rather less impressive and glamorous-sounding ‘Road to Reading’, Piccadilly is undoubtedly one of the best monikered and best-known streets not just in London’s West End but, indeed, the whole of the capital. So, … Continue reading

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All you need to know about the Underbelly Festival at Southbank

All you need to know about the Underbelly Festival at Southbank

Summers in London are welcomed by a series of gigs and events that are mostly outdoors. This is one of the most beautiful times of the year to visit the city. The Londoners go all out to celebrate this season … Continue reading

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London’s Best Kept Secrets

London’s Best Kept Secrets

London is a huge city; we all know that. The fact that there are 11 tube liens covering over 400 kilometres and 270 stations just goes to show how extensive the city is. There are probably very few, if any … Continue reading

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