Vibrant colour, awesome aromas and supreme sounds: Notting Hill Carnival 2018

It’s estimated around two million people attend the Notting Hill Carnival each year, so no question then, the event s deserving of its well-founded boast of being the largest street festival in the whole of Europe. Indeed, this annual event’s … Continue reading

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Packages for a perfect London stay: take advantage of our short-break deals

If you’re visiting London in the coming weeks or months, it would be remiss of you not to consider checking out the deals on offer at specific accommodation – that is, what’s available to you when you book directly through … Continue reading

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Sublime Sundays: August performances at Regent’s Park bandstand

A serene and beguiling spot in the simply sensational family-friendly Regent’s Park, the renowned bandstand is located on Holme Green – which you’ll find is between the boating lake and the Inner Circle. Tragically, in 1982, it was actually the … Continue reading

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Making an afternoon of it: try an afternoon tea with us

When it comes to traditional activities that visitors to London like to get up to on a visit to the Smoke, very few compare in expectation and genuine enjoyment from the reality than indulging in an afternoon. And yet, in … Continue reading

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Tips on tipping: how to top up what you pay in London

Tipping can get a bit confusing for every traveller; simply because it varies a good deal from country to country. While in the United States a relatively copious tip is considered de rigeur, in Japan you may be given the … Continue reading

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Hidden away in Notting Hill: artworks, tower blocks and secret gardens

There’s much to enjoy in London, of course – and among all of its offerings are many that are both elegant and yet hopelessly indulgent. For instance, stay at the right accommodation during your visit and you can take advantage … Continue reading

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Clotted cream, jam and pointed pinkies: the etiquette of afternoon tea

There are few traditions as cherished by visitors to London than indulging in the decadent yet elegant afternoon tea. However, when served with one, what is the etiquette for eating and drinking its constituent parts…? Which first – milk or … Continue reading

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Think before you travel: top tips for a London visit

Making the most of your time spent visiting London on a short break is a must; there’s simply so much to stimulate, impress, beguile and astound you in the UK capital. That said, to get the most possible out of … Continue reading

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Sun-drenched London things to do: what to throw yourself into in June

Don’t doubt it; there’s an absolute plethora of things to get up to on a visit (most likely a short-break) spent in the UK capital whatever the time of year. However, come the summer – or, at least, the ‘British … Continue reading

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Hot from the grill: Discover our kebab menu

When you want deliciously tempting food to dig into without having to wander the busy streets of London, our kebab menu is perfect. It’s packed with both meat and vegetarian dishes, giving you plenty of choices no matter what you … Continue reading

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