Author Archives: Anastasiya

Discover conflict and terror on-screen: the IWM Short Film Festival 2017

For billions of people around the globe, the pull of the cinema screen and the entertaining, informing spectacles that are screened on them make for an unrivalled experience. Equally, for millions of people throughout the world, the history of war … Continue reading

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Here in my car: parking near Montcalm at The Brewery London City

Here in my car: parking near Montcalm at The Brewery London City

It’s an old cliché and, sadly, it can be true – parking your car in London can be a bit of a nightmare. That said, it’s all about what you know; which comes down to doing some research beforehand, so … Continue reading

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Money matters: where to exchange currency near Hanover Square, London

Money matters: where to exchange currency near Hanover Square, London

Increasingly, if you’re staying somewhere abroad it’s very easy to pay for things. You can often just use your credit or debit card or even, in some instances, your smartphone. What could be simpler? That said, there are occasions when … Continue reading

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Doing it for the kids: family-friendly things to do in London

Doing it for the kids: family-friendly things to do in London

Autumn may be the perfect season to come to London – if the weather suddenly turns you can switch an outdoors day-out into an indoor attraction visit! Continue reading

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Get your skates on: London’s best ice-skating attractions

Get your skates on: London’s best ice-skating attractions

Coming to London this Christmas? If so, you must simply make time for the magical attractions that are the pop-up ice-rinks at its most iconic sites Continue reading

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Fantastic four: a quartet of ideas for a relaxing day out in London

Fantastic four: a quartet of ideas for a relaxing day out in London

London’s known for being a city that never stops, but what if you want some relaxation? Can it cater for a city-break for those seeking tranquillity? Continue reading

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Literary retreats: why not visit one of London’s greatest libraries?

Literary retreats: why not visit one of London’s greatest libraries?

Visiting a library may not be many people’s first choice of venue while on a break in London, but for those who love reading, cinema, television, history, medicine, science and neo-Gothic architecture, the UK capital’s very best make for fascinating, … Continue reading

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Lambeth Palace’s paradise: visit Central London’s own fairytale garden

Lambeth Palace’s paradise: visit Central London’s own fairytale garden

If, on a visit to London, happening upon a fairytale-like palace with gardens straight out of a storybook appeals to you, make time for Lambeth Palace. Continue reading

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Waterway oases: 8 sites to enjoy natural river life in London

Waterway oases: 8 sites to enjoy natural river life in London

London may be a huge urban metropolis, but it’s teeming with wildlife; especially within its many stretches of natural (often reclaimed) river sites. Continue reading

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Ghostly goings-on: spooky-dooky things to do in London this Halloween

Ghostly goings-on: spooky-dooky things to do in London this Halloween

A London visit rewards travellers with many attractions, not least at Hallowe’en when there’s a roster of haunted locales and spooky spots to discover Continue reading

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