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Oh London, how you spoil us! With Oxford Circus and Regent’s Street for your big stores, to markets such as Notting Hill, Brick Lane and Colombia Road for antiques, vintage pieces and fresh flowers by the armfuls to quirky little boutiques only to be found in the capital. Whatever you’re aiming to pick up for you, your friends or family back home, London is sure to provide. See our recommendations below.

  • Christmas Extravaganza at Liberty of London

    Christmas Extravaganza at Liberty of London

    Liberty transforms a section of their iconic store into a grand Christmas extravaganza each year. We visited recently and couldn’t resist taking some photos of the Christmas decorations on display this year. Take a look and see what might be the perfect addition to your Christmas tree!

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  • The Very Best Holiday Shopping Spots in London

    The Very Best Holiday Shopping Spots in London

    London is one of the best cities in the world for shopping, but at the holidays it’s even more magical! Starting in November the city is decked out with Christmas lights and decorations and there’s a festive atmosphere everywhere you go. From big and loud to quiet and classic, here’s our look at the very best holiday shopping spots in London.

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  • Spooky Scary — The Best Monster Supplies and Treats in London!

    Spooky Scary — The Best Monster Supplies and Treats in London!

    ‘Thickest Human Snot’ is absolutely delicious Lemon Curd! Brain jam is delicious raspberry jam with as many raspberries as the best gourmet jams. These are wonderful ideas of London souvenirs for friends at home..

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  • Cheery Spring Windows at Peter Jones in Chelsea

    Cheery Spring Windows at Peter Jones in Chelsea

    The colours of spring are all around in London, from the parks and gardens to the window displays at our favourite shops. Take a look at the latest spring styles on display in the bright and fun windows at Peter Jones – one of the best shopping spots in Chelsea.

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  • The Pop Up Snot Shop in London

    The Pop Up Snot Shop in London

    Following the indications of a humourous and perplexing sign by the entrance of Liberty of London, we discovered a world of fun at the Hoxton Street Monster Supplies Pop Up Snot Shop!

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  • Camden Cool

    Camden Cool

    If you’ve been there and done that with London’s major attractions, or even if you haven’t, head to Camden Market on a Saturday or Sunday to get a real taste of what it’s like being a Londoner. Come along and find out why!

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  • RCA Secret 2014

    RCA Secret 2014

    Pop down to the Royal Academy of Arts to view a rather special collection of postcards.

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  • Angela Flander’s Perfumery

    Angela Flander’s Perfumery

    Could a trip to London change your scent? Well, of course, if you pay a visit to Angela Flander’s Perfumery in the heart of the East End. Come along and find out more about the history and tips for one of our favourite shopping spots in London.

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  • Shopping at the London Transport Museum

    Shopping at the London Transport Museum

    Set in a beautiful Victorian iron and glass building that was once home to the Covent Garden market, the London Transport Museum is one of our favourite museums in London and a great shopping spot, too.

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  • Harrods Winter Sale 2013

    Harrods Winter Sale 2013

    There is only one sale … the Harrods Winter Sale! Find out how the sale will be kicked off today in truly VIP style in London. Don’t miss your chance to experience one of the most exciting sales of the year!

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  • Last Minute Holiday Shopping at Peter Jones in Chelsea

    Last Minute Holiday Shopping at Peter Jones in Chelsea

    Peter Jones department store in Chelsea is one of our favourite shopping spots, especially during the holidays! It’s fabulous for finding gifts, so if you’re searching for the perfect last minute Christmas gifts in London … head to Peter Jones. Take a peek at some of the beautiful gifts, holiday decorations and fun presents we spotted at Peter Jones in Chelsea!

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  • The Best Christmas Store Ever: Fortnum and Mason in London!

    The Best Christmas Store Ever: Fortnum and Mason in London!

    It’s the perfect time of year to come to London! You’ll find Dickens Christmas spirit is everywhere … especially when you’re out shopping. London is one of the most festive cities for holiday shopping, and we’re taking you to one of our favourite London department stores – Fortnum & Mason!

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  • London January Sales!

    London January Sales!

    Mark your calendars and start planning … it’s almost time for the January Sales in London! The best sales of the year in London start right after the holidays and continue into January. Take advantage of our Black Friday Sales for HUGE savings on a trip to London this winter … to score even more bargains at the London January Sales!

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