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5 ‘Foodie’ Spots You Never Knew Existed in London

You may think you know the London ‘foodie’ scene like the back of your hand if you live in the city. And as a tourist, there are literally hundreds of guides telling you where you can eat some decent grub whilst enjoying a good coffee. However, there is a whole other world of eateries just waiting to be discovered…if only ...

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Julian Assange: An Unlikely Model…

It has been announced that Julian Assange will model for Ben Westwood, the son of Dame Vivienne Westwood, come September. Yes…you read that right. Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, will strut his stuff on the catwalk at London Fashion Week this autumn. But, wait a minute. Isn’t Julian Assange held up in the Ecuadorian Embassy claiming diplomatic asylum? Well, ...

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London Parks: 5 Places To Escape Which You Can’t Miss

Hyde Park - Kensington & Chelsea

When you think of London in the summer you automatically think of the hot, sweaty tube, of the ridiculously expensive frappuccinos on offer and, naturally, of the oodles of foreign tourists clogging up Soho, Oxford Street and the Southbank. But, the London parks always offer a joyful place to escape. You can beat the rush and the relentless city heat. ...

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Wimbledon, more than just tennis

The evenings draw longer. The temperatures rise. Sales of strawberries go through the roof. It can only mean one thing…Wimbledon. For 137 years, the tournament, touted as the most prestigious lawn tennis event in the world, has been held in the upmarket, leafy London area of Wimbledon; its namesake. Descending on the verdant suburb, they come in their thousands; those ...

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London: It Doesn’t Have To Cost the World

Royal Guards

Travelling can be an expensive affair, more so when you visit an international hub such as London. Known the world over to be extortionate, London can pretty much charge what it likes…quite frankly people will pay. But if you find yourself travelling to the English capital on a budget, there are plenty of enjoyable things you can do. Horse Guards ...

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London Property: Boom…Or Bust?

London

It’s a topic on many a young person’s mind…“will I ever own my own home?” Many moons ago, it was the done thing. And to be fair, it was a much simpler and less painful process.  But the simple fact of the matter is that owning your home is a dream many people probably won’t fulfill during their lifetime…especially those living in ...

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Summer in London

London Hyde Park

Summer is here, and with the warm weather comes the promise that a summer in London may just be the best one around. Parks pop, the bank side explodes and restaurants spill over into the streets. A Thursday evening is nothing without a couple of pints standing outside the pub and weekends are equally nothing if you don’t venture into ...

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London: The Alternative Museum Guide

London Museum

In a city brimming with history, where museums are the lifeblood of the tourist industry, it is hard to imagine that London has any unknown charms. But tucked around corners, and off the well-beaten track, are a hidden wealth of curious venues that house even more curious artefacts. Located in trendy East London, the Geffrye Museum is a far cry ...

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Arty London

Amidst the chaos of the tube strikes, Londoners can find a trickle of solace and a little peace of mind at some of the cities art galleries this May. As we gear up for the summer months, where London’s vibrancy suddenly pops, we are treated to a wealth of fantastic exhibitions at some of the biggies, and smallies, of the ...

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