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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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  • Last-Minute Offers at the Gorgeous Christchurch Apartment!

    Last-Minute Offers at the Gorgeous Christchurch Apartment!

    We are thrilled to announce last-minute discounts on our stunning Christchurch apartment! This 2 bedroom property, located in the exclusive Chelsea neighborhood, could be your new home away from home during the beautiful spring months of May and June. The property is also close to the famous Chelsea Flower Show which is a must-visit during your vacation. Find out how to book your stay now!

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  • Everything You Want to See and Do in London this Summer

    Everything You Want to See and Do in London this Summer

    The best days of summer have arrived in London and now we’re all looking forward to the beautiful months to come full of leisurely strolls through gorgeous parks, outdoor theatre and fun events. Here’s a look at the best events in London this summer that you won’t want to miss. Even better, you can book now during our Last Minute Slash Sale and save up to 20% off summer stays from now through August!

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  • Buckingham Palace Reopens its Gates for Summer 2016

    Buckingham Palace Reopens its Gates for Summer 2016

    It’s another summer, which means it’s another chance for you to go inside of Buckingham Palace! As the official residence of Queen Elizabeth II, there are only two months out of the year that locals and tourists alike can walk through those gates, and see where the royals reside. Read on to discover what exhibitions and treasures can be seen from July 23rd to October 2nd!

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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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  • Top 5 Things To Do In London This June

    Top 5 Things To Do In London This June

    London is a truly wonderful place to visit during these sun-filled summer months! There are endless activities to choose from and so much to see and do. With that in mind, we have brought together our top 5 things to do in London this June. We hope these recommendations help you make the most of your summer vacation!

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  • Must-See Vogue Exhibition At The National Portrait Gallery

    Must-See Vogue Exhibition At The National Portrait Gallery

    British Vogue is celebrating its 100-year anniversary, and to mark this very special occasion the National Portrait Gallery are exhibiting some of Vogue’s most iconic images. You will get to see photos of the most celebrated models and artists of our time. This exhibition is on for a limited run only, so to ensure you get to see this exclusive exhibit, book your tickets now!

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  • Top 10 London Shows To See In 2016

    Top 10 London Shows To See In 2016

    The West End is famous for being the Broadway of London, and it’s definitely the place to be with its phenomenal 2016 lineup! From Shakespearean plays to performances from Hollywood’s most notable names, it’s an exciting time to see some incredible productions as well as legendary performers. We hope you enjoy our top 10 theater list and look forward to an unforgettable night in London’s theaterland!

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  • Don’t Miss the Globe Theatre 2016 Season!

    Don’t Miss the Globe Theatre 2016 Season!

    A trip to the theater is a must while vacationing in London. What better way than with a visit to the world-famous Shakespeare’s Globe? From an enchanting candlelit performance of The Tempest to the classic Macbeth – and even the chance to see Jonathan Pryce on stage in The Merchant of Venice – here are the top shows during the 2016 season that you won’t want to miss!

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  • Top 5 Favorite London Coffee Shops

    Top 5 Favorite London Coffee Shops

    London is home to some of the most fantastic coffee houses, and we have listed our top 5 favorite places to grab that perfect cup of joe! These coffee shops offer unique surroundings while still giving you the tastes you cherish. We think these places offer a great selection of both hot beverages, as well as some delicious food. We hope you enjoy discovering them on your next London vacation!

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  • Best Places To Have Brunch In London

    Best Places To Have Brunch In London

    Brunch is one of the best times of the day to enjoy fabulous food along with great conversation with friends. London is the perfect city to enjoy some of the very best places for brunch, with such varied and exciting dishes to try. We suggest taking the time to really savor this quintessential meal, so take a look at some of our favorite places around the city and prepare yourself to brunch like a Londoner!

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  • Lavender And Rosemary Roasted Leg Of Lamb With Haricot Beans

    Lavender And Rosemary Roasted Leg Of Lamb With Haricot Beans

    For that perfect roast dinner, try this delicious recipe for lavender roasted leg of lamb with haricot beans. The great thing about this recipe is that it only requires a few simple ingredients, making it the perfect one-pot meal. This dish is also a real crowd-pleaser and is bound to impress at a dinner party or a relaxing afternoon lunch with family and friends.

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  • Recipe For Delicious Sticky Toffee Popovers

    Recipe For Delicious Sticky Toffee Popovers

    We have the perfect recipe for the Bank Holiday weekend with these delicious sticky toffee popovers! This classic batter recipe has been given a modern twist with the addition of dates and a divine sticky toffee filling. These delicious treats are the perfect dessert or afternoon snack to share with family and friends. We hope you enjoy!

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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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  • Exclusive Limited Time Offer for Vacations with Italy Perfect!

    Exclusive Limited Time Offer for Vacations with Italy Perfect!

    Make 2016 a year to remember with an unforgettable vacation to Italy! For a limited time our sister company Italy Perfect are offering an exclusive discount to all previous London Perfect guests. Book with Italy Perfect before March 31st, 2016 and you will receive a 10% discount for stays of 5+ nights during 2016. Now is the perfect time to discover “la bella vita” in Italy!

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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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