Tag Archives: London

London Jazz Festival

If you’re looking for something to warm your cockles on cold November nights you could do much worse than head over to King’s Landing….uh….you know what I mean.

The best Chinatown experiences outside Asia

One of our primary motivations to travel is the chance to witness different cultures. If you’re more of a thrifty kind of traveler, you may delight in the chance to kill two birds with one stone. You don’t have to … Continue reading

London: Top Tips for family, romantic and budget travel

London is a great place to visit for everyone; young and old, couples, families, friends… The city is full of (free!) museums, parks and gardens, beautiful sights and great places to eat. Not sure where to go and what to … Continue reading

Ultimate Notting Hill Carnival Guide

Vibrant; vivacious; venereal – London’s reputation spreads far and wide. The streets are paved with gold, the black cabs run on digestive biscuits, and everybody wears a bowler hat. There’s always a lot going here because, whatever the weather, London … Continue reading

50 Olympic Events You Won’t See In 2012 [Infographic]

With the Olympics approaching faster than Usain Bolt, the world is getting ready for one of the biggest sporting events of the year. Two weeks of athletics, cycling, swimming, wrestling and whatnot. Way back when, things were a touch different. … Continue reading

London 2012 Olympics Quiz

July marks the opening of the London 2012 Olympics. To commemorate the occasion, here’s a quick Olympics quiz to test your sporting knowledge in between more important matters, such as running the country. Ready – set – GO!

Raïssa’s Diamond Jubilee Royal Family Quiz

If, like me, you’re a massive fan of the Royales, you’re probably getting quite excited about the upcoming Diamond Jubilee celebrations. On 5th June Queen Elizabeth II will slip into her posh frock and trot out to paint London town … Continue reading

Top airport restaurants

Airport dining sounds about as much fun as medieval surgery. Greasy, undercooked, carelessly composed and poorly presented ‘food’ is pretty much standard fare in far too many airports. I’ll happily browse the duty free for deals on Absolut, Jim Beam … Continue reading

11 fun facts about the London tube

Visiting London without travelling on the tube is a bit like going to a restaurant without ordering an entrée. The London Underground is one of the oldest and best working public transport systems in the world, carrying over 3 million passengers every day. So far so … Continue reading

Queen opens bedrooms over London Olympics

There’s no doubt London is one of the world’s most incredible cities.  This year London’s call will be even stronger, as the capital prepares to host the 2012 Olympic Games.  Several million extra visitors are expected to descend on London … Continue reading