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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’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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What To Do With Parents In London

What To Do With Parents In London

So your parents have come to town and now you have to take time out of your busy work or study schedule to entertain them. There’s a lot to do in London, and with the privilege of living here comes … Continue reading

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Planning Valentines Day In London

Planning Valentines Day In London

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching, and with it many couples will be planning what to do. A romantic weekend getaway in London might be on the cards with the stunning vistas of the River Thames and the romantic history surrounding … Continue reading

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London On A Budget

London On A Budget

No one can deny that London is an expensive city. People living here must adhere to the London living wage which is a higher than those living outside the metropolitan wonderland. It’s no surprise then that to travel here on … Continue reading

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The Hidden Green Spaces Of London

The Hidden Green Spaces Of London

Amidst the urban greys and the often foggy sky, guests at the Shaftesbury Hyde Park International will perhaps crave some greens amongst the urban cityscape. With Hyde Park just round the corner from the hotel this won’t be too difficult … Continue reading

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London’s Most Historic Buildings

London’s Most Historic Buildings

London has been standing as a city since 43 AD and with that comes twenty one centuries of history and architecture. It comes as no surprise that although the city is being developed and urbanised at a quickening pace, there … Continue reading

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When Should I Visit London Attractions?

When Should I Visit London Attractions?

Whatever the city, whatever the country, you’ll find yourself visiting the tourist must-sees. And just when you’re getting to the Louvre’s Mono Lisa room, you realise that you’re looking not at Da Vinci’s masterpiece, but a sea of heads and … Continue reading

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