7 Fantastic Quotes That Will Make You Want To Visit London – Again!

london-parliamentFor hundreds of years, people have come to London from all over the world and fallen for its beauty and charm.

Some, more gifted than us when it comes to the spoken or written word, have left a legacy of quotes that have become synonymous with the city. Continue reading “7 Fantastic Quotes That Will Make You Want To Visit London – Again!”

5 West End Theatre Productions You Really Shouldn’t Miss

london-royal-albert-hallThere are many reasons why people fancy visiting London, and seeing a West End show or theatre performance is one of the biggest.

There is such a wide variety of them that sometimes it can be hard to make a decision on which one would be best for you and your companions. Continue reading “5 West End Theatre Productions You Really Shouldn’t Miss”

The Secret Sights Of London

london-skylineWhilst many visitors to London can appreciate the more notable attractions, here we want to highlight some of the lesser known sights that can be found in London.

A lot of people, especially Londoners themselves, appreciate these because they don’t always want to be a part of the hustle and bustle – sometimes it’s nice to have a bit of peace and quiet whilst visiting sights people don’t generally know about. Continue reading “The Secret Sights Of London”

5 Royal Sights To Visit When In London

DSCI0046.JPGAs many of you will know, London is filled with many fantastic attractions and sights – from the London Eye to Big Ben, but the Queen and the Royal family are a particularly big attraction for many people.

So, we wanted to share some information and ideas about the Royal attractions in the capital.  And there are a wide variety for you to choose from!

If you were Queen (or King) for the day, where would you spend your time? Continue reading “5 Royal Sights To Visit When In London”

Looking For A Quiet, Relaxing Break? London Can Offer That, Too!

IMAG0030.JPGAlthough there is a belief that London is a hustle and bustle type of city, which is true in many senses, it doesn’t always have to be that way.

There are a number of ways you can enjoy a quieter, more relaxed stay in our capital city; for example, do you know how many parks and open spaces there are in London?

If you count the City of London and Greater London, then you are looking at around 1,000 different green spaces to relax in.  These include Royal parks – such as those which surround DUKES – commons, public gardens and converted church yards. Continue reading “Looking For A Quiet, Relaxing Break? London Can Offer That, Too!”

3 Reasons To Visit London This Summer

wimbledonWith summer officially due to begin on the 21st June, it is just around the corner – whether the sunshine plays by the rules is another question all together.

If you want to enjoy the summer months, then London is the place to be – there is so much going on, nearly every day. Continue reading “3 Reasons To Visit London This Summer”

The Queen’s Birthday Parade – A Right Royal Reason To Stay In London

rsz_buckingham-palace-guardsDid you know that each and every year, the Queen celebrates two birthdays?

And it is soon to be one of them – on the 14th June, the Queen will celebrate her official birthday, even though her actual birthday is on the 21st April.

Interestingly, her official birthday doesn’t have a fixed date, but it is always a Saturday in June, so that there is good weather (hopefully!) for an outdoor event. Continue reading “The Queen’s Birthday Parade – A Right Royal Reason To Stay In London”

10 Things You Didn’t Know About London – Part 2

rsz_st-paulsFollowing on from the first blog post in a two part series, which can be read in full here, today we’re providing the remaining five things you probably didn’t already know about London. Continue reading “10 Things You Didn’t Know About London – Part 2”

10 Things You Didn’t Know About London – Part 1

big-ben-londonWhen it comes to London, there will be hundreds of things you – and the majority of people – will know.

Things such as London being the capital city of England, where Buckingham Palace and Big Ben are and is packed full of history.  All three of these are great examples of things that a lot of people are already aware of, regardless of where they are from. Continue reading “10 Things You Didn’t Know About London – Part 1”

How To Get Around London Quickly, Easily And Effectively

UndergroundWe all know London, England’s beautiful capital city, is a large place.  We also know there are always a lot of people travelling right across the city, whether they’re visiting, living or passing through.

And if you have ever visited, you’ll know that getting from one location to another can be ‘interesting’ at times – especially at rush hour or if you’re not entirely sure of the best way to get around. Continue reading “How To Get Around London Quickly, Easily And Effectively”