Author Archives: John Smyth

A slice of London for Everyone: Family Attractions in the Lancaster Gate Area

Should you choose to base your stay in London – maybe you’ll be booking one for next year in the coming weeks? – in the Paddington/ Bayswater/ Hyde Park area, then you’ll many attractions and venues nearby, ideal for all … Continue reading

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Do Like the Locals do: How Couples Might Celebrate a London New Year’s Eve

If you and your loved one are due to be in London for New Year’s Eve, you’ll find the UK capital has it all when it comes to diverse options to seeing out 2018… and seeing in 2019 – not … Continue reading

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Who’s who: Kensington and Chelsea’s most famous residents

Any visit to the Kensington and Chelsea area simply isn’t complete without a stroll around the elegant streets, lined as they are by terraces of expensive homes – many of them owned and lived in by the rich and famous. … Continue reading

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CHRISTMAS MARKETS YOU SIMPLY CAN’T MISS

Christmas is almost upon us and if you are looking for a great way to spend it, then you can’t get any better than London. The city of London is one of the most festive in Europe, what with incredible … Continue reading

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AN INSIDERS GUIDE TO KENSINGTON AND CHELSEA

You might want to skip Sloane Square and miss museum row, because getting off the beaten track when touring the historic Kensington and Chelsea promises a new world of wonder. Whilst the crowds flock to the classic walks of West … Continue reading

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GETTING TO KNOW COLUMBIA ROAD

Based in London’s East End, Columbia Road is one of the leading streets for history, market selling and general artistic character. To many, it may be the community heart of London’s East, whilst to others it is a weekend hot … Continue reading

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A first-timer’s three days: a 72-hour itinerary for newcomers to London

Let’s face it; everyone has their wish-list when they visit the UK capital for the first time (for many, for instance, tucking into an afternoon tea London is an absolute must!). Yet, should you only be staying in the city … Continue reading

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Going underground: discover the secrets of subterranean London

Are you set to be a second- or third-time visitor to London? If so, how does discovering a slightly view of the capital sound to you? More preferable to just experiencing the spectacle to be had above ground via a … Continue reading

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Alt-culture Central: why you should visit Camden – with an open mind

Whether it’s browsing the fashion and arts stalls of Camden Market, perusing all the street-food stalls or an evening spent on one of the music venues, there’s so much to do in London’s Camden Town. It’s a bit gritty, dirty … Continue reading

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The Best Events In London This Autumn

Visiting London during the autumn months needn’t mean the end of walks in the park and sunny forest adventures. Even if we are in for an Indian Summer and the weather holds through the autumn months, we should keep our … Continue reading

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