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London: What’s Happening?

Shhh…It’s A Secret! 5 Secret Things to Do In London

You’ll never be short on places to visit in London. The capital has it all…a vast history, a wealth of tourist attractions and some of the world’s most amazing eateries, shopping venues and west-end shows. However, it can all become quite banal. If you live in London, or visit frequently, it may be time to start thinking outside of the ...

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Brixton Village Market: Eating Out

Brixton Village Market has fast become one of the most renowned places for eating great, diverse food in London. With a wide range of cuisines tucked into one small area, it really is the best place to fill your tummy of an evening. But with so many dishes to choose from, it can sometimes be a bit of a challenge! ...

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London vs. Paris: A Battle of the Cultured Beats

With flights between the two taking around 40 minutes, never have two more vibrant, cosmopolitan cities been so accessible to the other. And whether you live in London or Paris, it is undeniable that both cities have tonnes to offer. From river cruises and red light districts to stunning palaces, the English and French capitals have irrefutable similarities. But which ...

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London Exhibition Highlights: Where to Go In August

The kids are off school. You may get the odd day off to spend away from work. But what is there to do? London offers a vast programme of exhibitions and events during the summer months, but with so much to choose from, it can become a chore trawling through the recommendations. So here is a short roundup of some ...

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5 ‘Foodie’ Spots You Never Knew Existed in London

Italian Restaurant

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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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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