Blooming London: Where to See London’s Spring Flowers

Blooming London: Where to See London’s Spring Flowers

As the weather grows milder and the days get longer, it’s impossible not to be impressed by London’s spring flowers. With blooms and bushels of magnolias, wisteria, daffodils and crocuses, London is a sea of the most charming pinks, purples and yellows this time of year. Here’s where to go to make sure you don’t miss out on blooming London. Have your camera ready. ... Read More

Visiting Borough Market: London’s Most Delicious Destination

Visiting Borough Market: London’s Most Delicious Destination

If you haven’t heard of London’s Borough Market then you are missing out. It’s arguably London’s best artisan food market selling mouthwatering, gourmet street food, as well as tons of raw products like fresh cheeses and cured meats, gorgeous fruit and vegetables and freshly baked goods. There are even stalls selling craft beer and wine. Here’s everything you need to know about visiting Borough Market in London. ... Read More

How To Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day In London

How To Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day In London

The city of London is home to a massive Irish community, so you can be sure that St. Paddy’s Day is on the radar of many Londoners as a day—or whole weekend—of revelry. From the epic parades to the pints of Guinness or a little something more special, consider this your go-to guide to observing St. Patrick’s Day in London. Here’s how to get in on the good times. ... Read More

5 Charming London Bookshops to Satisfy your Inner-Bibliophile

5 Charming London Bookshops to Satisfy your Inner-Bibliophile

The romance and nostalgic appeal of London’s quaint bookshops are hard to overlook. From historic, dusty hideaways to neighborhood favorites, this is truly a city for bibliophiles and bookworms. Selected for their poetic charm, indie spirit and enchanting ambiance, these are just a few of our favorite London bookshops to get lost in for hours. Don’t forget to save room in your suitcase. ... Read More

Common London Tourist Mistakes—And How To Avoid Them

Common London Tourist Mistakes—And How To Avoid Them

Though the city of London has much in common with its American friends across the pond, the United Kingdom is still very much a foreign country. However, with a little guidance and advice, it’s easy to feel right at home. Here’s a roundup of some of the most common London tourist mistakes, as well as how to avoid them to seamlessly blend in like a local in London. ... Read More

Delicious Food Souvenir Stores In London

Delicious Food Souvenir Stores In London

On your next trip to London, skip the tacky cheap knickknacks, t-shirts and shot glasses and try shopping for edible souvenirs instead, which are bound to be crowd pleasers. There are plenty of food souvenir stores in London selling quintessentially British nibbles that make perfect gifts and are easy enough to transport. Here are a few of our favorite shops. ... Read More

The Most Romantic Places in London

The Most Romantic Places in London

Consider this your guide to all-things romantic in the British capital. London is romantic all year round, but it gets especially cute and cozy during the cold British winters. Whether you’re after a night on the town at a warm, candlelit restaurant or a night in at a couple-friendly apartment, these are the romantic places in London that have love in the air. ... Read More

Picturesque and Private: The Best Mews Rentals in London

Picturesque and Private: The Best Mews Rentals in London

A London mews is a small side street lined with houses that have been converted from former stables. Mews are some of the most desirable properties to own or rent in London, as they’re usually packed with charm and a sense of history. They are also private and quiet. From the sweet to the stylish, here’s our pick of the very best mews rentals in London for your next trip. ... Read More

Why You Need to Visit London in 2019

Why You Need to Visit London in 2019

It’s a sensational time to plan a trip to London. The year 2019 brings a whole slew of exciting events to the already-exciting capital of London. From amazing art exhibitions at world-class museums to important royal anniversaries, here are 9 reasons to visit London in 2019. Keep them in mind when booking your next trip because you won’t want to miss out on the fun. ... Read More

6 Romantic Restaurants in London

6 Romantic Restaurants in London

Paris may be the city of love, but London has an indisputable romance of its very own. When love is in the air, a tucked-away table for two at one of London’s most romantic restaurants is on the menu. From the impressive Michelin-starred darlings to the secreted-away bistros, here are a few of our date-night picks for the most romantic restaurants in London. ... Read More

Drop-in and Tone-Up: The Best London Gyms for Travelers

Drop-in and Tone-Up: The Best London Gyms for Travelers

It’s not always easy to stay fit while traveling, but with cool studios and gyms with relaxed drop-in policies, London is packed with fitness options for health-conscious visitors. Whether your jam is yoga or Pilates, barre or spin, London has something for everyone’s taste and skill level. Here are a few of our favorite London gyms for travelers that allow drop-in classes for non-members. ... Read More

Read All About It: 8 Books to Read before Visiting London

Read All About It: 8 Books to Read before Visiting London

London is a famously literary city. Not only has the city been home to many famous historical authors like Virginia Woolf and Charles Dickens and modern-day icons like Zadie Smith, but it also acts as the backdrop for many classic and contemporary works. There are lots of books to read before visiting London, but here are our picks of the very best London-centric books. ... Read More

Flying High: How to get from Heathrow Airport to London

Flying High: How to get from Heathrow Airport to London

Heathrow Airport is London’s biggest air travel hub, and if you’re flying into London from the states, chances are that you’ll land at one of Heathrow’s five terminals. As one of the world’s busiest airports, Heathrow can be overwhelming to navigate—especially after a long international flight. Here’s everything you need to know to get from Heathrow airport to London. ... Read More

Warm and Snug: 10 London Apartments with Fireplaces

Warm and Snug: 10 London Apartments with Fireplaces

A fireplace can transform a room, even if it’s just decorative. As the weather gets colder and the days get shorter, it’s just human nature to be drawn towards warmth and attracted to rooms outfitted with fireplaces. Chosen for their style and the sense of coziness that they infuse into a space, here are ten of our favorite London apartments with fireplaces. ... Read More

Baby, It’s Cold Outside: 5 Afternoon Teas in London for Christmas

Baby, It’s Cold Outside: 5 Afternoon Teas in London for Christmas

Traditional afternoon tea is a beloved British custom that all visitors to London just have to try. And during the holiday season, some of London’s top afternoon teas get spruced up with jolly Christmas spirit, making them even more irresistible. With warming teas and sweet and savory seasonal treats, here are our favorite holiday-themed afternoon teas in London. ... Read More

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