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London’s top three Royal Parks

London’s top three Royal Parks

Spring time is one of the best periods to visit the capital of the United Kingdom, London! It has the distinction of being out of the greenest capitals on the planet. The green open spaces and the city’s numerous parks … Continue reading

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London’s historic Dutch connection – The Dutch Church

London’s historic Dutch connection – The Dutch Church

London is like a magnet that attracts scores of visitors from across the world every year. A phenomenal 17 million visitors visit London very year which make it out of the most popular tourist destinations on the planet. With so … Continue reading

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Work and play? How to unwind on a London business trip

Work and play? How to unwind on a London business trip

If you’re a business traveller and find yourself in London with time to kill or if you know you’ll have a few hours during which you’ll need to entertain business associates, what should you do? Where can you go? Here … Continue reading

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Cathedral delight: why Westminster isn’t just about the Abbey

Cathedral delight: why Westminster isn’t just about the Abbey

Crowds and crowds of visitors to London flock to Westminster Abbey, recognising it as one of the architectural icons of not just London but the whole of the UK. However, far from everyone has heard of the other major place … Continue reading

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Visit London’s Greenwich: where time meets maritime

Visit London’s Greenwich: where time meets maritime

Hallowed for its strong association with the Tudor kings and queens (King Henry VIII set up his court in the area and Queen Elizabeth I was born here), Greenwich is also one of the richest and most unique parts of … Continue reading

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And now for something completely different: visiting Shoreditch

And now for something completely different: visiting Shoreditch

Home to hipster beards, trendily odd garb, here-today-gone-tomorrow nightclubs and tech-savvy start-ups, Shoreditch has in recent years firmly established itself as the most happening, with-it and – at times – intriguingly weird area of London. Sometimes compared to the more … Continue reading

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The lions sleep tonight: spend the night at ZSL London Zoo

The lions sleep tonight: spend the night at ZSL London Zoo

If you’re the type that just can’t get enough of David Attenborough’s natural history TV shows, are fascinated observing farm animals in the countryside and don’t find Aleksandr the Meerkat the least bit cute because he’s simply not real enough, … Continue reading

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All things gin: fancy the London Gin Festival this August?

All things gin: fancy the London Gin Festival this August?

It’s always nice to dabble in what you fancy now and again – and that’s true of an alcoholic tipple, of course. One of the most universally popular drinks is gin and tonic, especially for Anglophiles. Forever associated with the … Continue reading

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Let’s get down to business: why you should visit Canary Wharf

Let’s get down to business: why you should visit Canary Wharf

Renowned as one of London’s major business hubs, Canary Wharf’s also fast becoming a trend-setting destination for curious tourists visiting the UK capital. To be found in the city’s Tower Hamlets borough of East London, it’s well-known for being a … Continue reading

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French fancies: London’s to-do list for Francophiles

French fancies: London’s to-do list for Francophiles

Let’s face it, it’s all too easy to be seduced by the wonders that France offers – the food, the wine, the language, the architecture and (maybe best of all) the glorious countryside. And, unsurprisingly given its worldwide appeal, it’s … Continue reading

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