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  • Dine Like A Royal At The Iconic, The Orangery

    Dine Like A Royal At The Iconic, The Orangery

    If you want to spend a day having afternoon tea like a royal then The Orangery is the perfect place for you! Situated in the stunning grounds of Kensington Palace, The Orangery offers a fantastic all-day dining experience. Read on to see why you simply can’t leave London without visiting this iconic restaurant!

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  • Introducing The Stunning New Rosebery Apartment

    Introducing The Stunning New Rosebery Apartment

    We are excited to announce our stunning new vacation rental, the Rosebery! This beautiful 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom property is located in the heart of exclusive Kensington. This stylish home away from home is perfect for its central location, ensuring you are close to the very best shopping, cafes, restaurants as well as London’s most famous attractions!

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  • Be the First To See The Stunning Remodeled Pelham Apartment!

    Be the First To See The Stunning Remodeled Pelham Apartment!

    We are excited to announce our stunning newly remodeled Pelham apartment! This 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom, rental located in the heart of exclusive Chelsea is the perfect choice for your next London vacation. This apartment has been finished in a modern, contemporary style, making this a relaxed and comfortable home away from home while in the capital!

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  • Queen Victoria & Prince Albert: A Kensington Love Story

    Queen Victoria & Prince Albert: A Kensington Love Story

    Kensington Palace is the place to be to get your love-story fix with the remarkable Victoria Revealed exhibition. Visitors have the chance to see the garments and belongings of Queen Victoria, and you’ll also be taken through the romance of the monarch and her beloved husband, Prince Albert. Click here to find out why this exhibit is a must-see!

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  • Top Day-Trips To Take From London

    Top Day-Trips To Take From London

    London is famous the world over for its iconic landmarks, but as you’ll soon discover, there’s even more to explore by taking a day-trip out of the city! This is a great opportunity to make the most of your vacation and see some of our lovely towns and beaches. We think you’ll love getting to know more of this beautiful country by taking some of our favorite day-trips.

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  • Gourmet Dining with the Most Brilliant Backdrop in London!

    Gourmet Dining with the Most Brilliant Backdrop in London!

    When it comes to fine dining with a scenic ambiance in London, there’s no better venue in the city than a dinner cruise along the Thames. City Cruises offers an incredible collection of Thames cruises that combine sightseeing and gourmet dining into a simply delicious experience. Find out more about the dinner cruise you won’t want to miss in London!

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  • How to Make the Changing of the Guard a True London Vacation Highlight!

    How to Make the Changing of the Guard a True London Vacation Highlight!

    Want an incredible view of the Changing of the Guard ceremony that most travelers don’t get to enjoy? Curious about the history behind this ceremony and those curious fuzzy hats? Then you’ll want to sign up for a captivating and incredibly budget-friendly Changing of the Guard Walking Tour!

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  • London Perfect Sits Down With Charlie Marshall, Founder of Loaf in Notting Hill

    London Perfect Sits Down With Charlie Marshall, Founder of Loaf in Notting Hill

    Find out more about the design inspiration behind Loaf, one of London’s most charming furniture and home decor shops. We’ve asked founder Charlie Marshall to share about the spark for creating Loaf, as well as his insider tips for Notting Hill.

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  • The Hottest Homeware Designers in London

    The Hottest Homeware Designers in London

    London has always been a city that appreciates art, design and architecture, so it’s little wonder that it stands at the centre of homeware design in the UK. Whether you’re looking to restyle your home or for a few unique pieces to remember your time in London, be sure to check out these hot homeware designers!

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  • Top 3 Shopping Tips For London Weather

    Top 3 Shopping Tips For London Weather

    There is some great shopping to be had in London, and it always guarantees a great day out! But, we also know that heading out into the Great British weather can be a little unpredictable at times. Therefore, we hope you will enjoy our top tips for getting the most out of your shopping excursion, no matter what the weather or the season. Happy shopping!

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  • London’s Best Holiday Shopping Spots

    London’s Best Holiday Shopping Spots

    The holiday season in London is a truly special time of the year, especially for shoppers! The city’s most popular shopping areas all get swept up in the holiday spirit with beautiful light displays and decorations. If you’re lucky enough to find yourself in London this winter, here are the best places to visit for holiday shopping in the city.

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  • London Inspiration – The Best Books to Read!

    London Inspiration – The Best Books to Read!

    London has too many personalities to count, but through the literature dedicated to this wonderful city we can begin to scratch the surface of the real London. Whether you’re planning a trip, have memories of your time here or are simply dreaming of buying that plane ticket one day, come visit London through literature. Here are some of our favourite books about or set in London!

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  • Interview with Rachel Vosper – London’s Finest Candle Maker

    Interview with Rachel Vosper – London’s Finest Candle Maker

    Nothing adds that perfect finishing touch to make a house feel like home better than a beautifully scented candle. London’s top candle maker, Rachel Vosper, chats to us about her luxury London-based candle business. Her delightful store in Belgravia is the perfect place to visit to find that special gift for friends and family – we know you will love the candles as much as we do!

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  • Top 5 Travel Tips to Get Around London

    Top 5 Travel Tips to Get Around London

    London is a beautiful city to visit, but getting around can be a little tricky for first-time visitors. To help you travel wisely while visiting all the hot spots, here are our top five tips to help you get around and navigate the Tube, buses and other transport options like a Londoner.

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  • Get Ready for 24 Hour Tube Travel in London

    Get Ready for 24 Hour Tube Travel in London

    Big news! Later this year the London Tube will have 24 hour service on Fridays and Saturdays. Perfect for catching that show in the West End and enjoying the night scene! Find out which lines and stations will be offering 24 hour service.

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  • Fashion Rules Exhibition At Kensington Palace

    Fashion Rules Exhibition At Kensington Palace

    The only thing better than couture window displays is seeing an exhibition full of gowns worn by the Royal family. Kensington Palace is currently showing its Fashion Rules Restyled exhibition which features the iconic wardrobes of Queen Elizabeth II, Princess Margaret and Princess Diana. We think this is the must-see exhibition of the summer!

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  • Best Pop-Up Cinemas In London 

    Best Pop-Up Cinemas In London 

    Pop-up cinema is the best way to enjoy your favorite movies in the summertime! Londoner’s love to grab a blanket, a delicious picnic and enjoy watching films in one of the beautiful parks or even high-above on the rooftops – it’s guaranteed to be a fun event for all the family! Read on to discover the best pop-up cinemas in London this summer.

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  • Breakfast At Tiffany’s Showing On London’s West End

    Breakfast At Tiffany’s Showing On London’s West End

    Don’t miss your chance to see the stunning theatrical production of Breakfast at Tiffany’s! This classic story, written by Truman Capote, was famously turned into one of the most successful films of all-time. It has now been brought to the West End stage with a star turn by UK music sensation, Pixie Lott.

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  • A Night At The London Theater With Romeo & Juliet

    A Night At The London Theater With Romeo & Juliet

    Literature’s most famous lovers are currently making their mark in London’s West End! The Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company is presenting William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet at the legendary Garrick Theatre, starring Lily James, Richard Madden and Derek Jacobi. Click here to learn more about this superb theatrical experience!

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  • Exciting New Service For Local London Cuisine At Home

    Exciting New Service For Local London Cuisine At Home

    Ordering takeout gets an upgrade with London’s EatFirst. With an array of delicious choices and local chefs preparing the meals, this delivery service has all the ease of ordering in with all the taste of fine cuisine. Read on to find out how you can get the best seasonal dishes delivered straight to your ‘London Perfect’ door!

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  • London’s Best Street Food

    London’s Best Street Food

    As an international hub for foodies, London is full of great restaurants, cafes and pubs. But sometimes you want to know what the locals are really eating, and as you’ll discover, it’s often at the many food stalls around the capital. With a vast array of options for you to choose from, click here to see why you’ll be heading to the food markets for your next bite in London!

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  • Indian-Spiced Scotch Eggs With Herby Cucumber And Lemon Raita

    Indian-Spiced Scotch Eggs With Herby Cucumber And Lemon Raita

    The Scotch Egg – that classic picnic snack – has been given a bit of a makeover with the addition of some spice! This recipe for Indian-spiced scotch eggs are the perfect addition to your summer picnic. This recipe also comes with a tasty herby cucumber and lemon raita. This accompaniment adds a little freshness, and helps cut through the richness of the runny yolk and spiced meat.

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  • Recipe For Baked Mackerel With Fennel, Apple And Cucumber Salad

    Recipe For Baked Mackerel With Fennel, Apple And Cucumber Salad

    Try this delicious recipe for baked mackerel with fennel, apple and cucumber salad, with a strawberry vinaigrette.
    The sharpness from the salad combines beautifully with the richness of the fish. This is the perfect, quick and easy summer dish that can be served simply with some fresh, crusty bread or baby new potatoes.

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  • Amazing Discounts On Italy Perfect’s Beautiful Vacation Rentals

    Amazing Discounts On Italy Perfect’s Beautiful Vacation Rentals

    Whether you love being around Italy’s natural beauty, or you are a first-time visitor looking to make the most of your stay, our Italy Perfect villas can now be rented at an amazing discount! We know you will love discovering more about our beautiful accommodations located in Rome, Tuscany and Florence. You simply don’t want to miss out on our fantastic summer savings!

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  • Summer Sale Book Now And Get Up To 20% Off

    Summer Sale Book Now And Get Up To 20% Off

    Our London Perfect Spring Sale is here and it’s the perfect time to plan your next London vacation! Book now and get up to 20% off on stays of 5 or more nights in May through to August. London is the perfect city to discover during these balmy spring and summer months, so why not discover the city by foot and enjoy the many delightful attractions around this truly great city!

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  • Absolutely Charming Kensington Home for Sale

    Absolutely Charming Kensington Home for Sale

    With Kensington Gardens and Holland Park, excellent shopping and loads of historic charm, Kensington is one of the most sought-after residential neighbourhoods in London. This 3 bedroom London home for sale is set on a cute little square with a very private feeling right in the heart of Kensington.

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  • Gorgeous Mews Home for Sale in Chelsea

    Gorgeous Mews Home for Sale in Chelsea

    We are often asked for our tips on buying property in London, and we’re pleased to share them with you! We’ve teamed up with an expert search agent to highlight the best London properties on the market. First up is a remarkable 2 bedroom mews home in Chelsea. Come along and take a look!

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  • What to Look for When Buying a Property in London

    What to Look for When Buying a Property in London

    Are you searching for the perfect apartment or home to buy in London? It can be tricky to find just the right one! Here are our tips for what to look for and a helpful comparison between two properties – one that seemed nearly perfect and one that truly was!

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  • Top 10 Tips for Buying an Apartment or Home in London

    Top 10 Tips for Buying an Apartment or Home in London

    We’re often asked by friends and guests to share our tips for buying an apartment or home in London. Perhaps they’ve already been searching for properties for sale in London or sometimes they just love London and are looking for the perfect apartment they could stay in when visiting and rent out for additional income while they’re away. We love helping people find just the right property in London!

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