Beyond the British Museum: The Best Small Museums in London

Beyond the British Museum: The Best Small Museums in London

For every popular, tourist-packed museum in London, there’s a niche, under-the-radar space that’s awaiting discovery. Though the big crowd-pleasers are worth a trip, the smaller—and sometimes stranger—museums of London are worth your time too. For all you quirky culture vultures on the hunt for hidden gems and unique experiences, here are our picks for the best small museums in London. ... Read More

Vodka with a View: The Best Rooftop Bars in London

Vodka with a View: The Best Rooftop Bars in London

London has one of the most stunning and spectacular skylines in the world. What better way to drink it all in than on a rooftop with a drink in hand? Surprising ready for summer, London is filled with outdoor, rooftop bars. Selected for their views, their booze, and the crews they attract, these are our picks for the very best rooftop bars in London. Cheers! ... Read More

Where to Sip on your Trip: The Best Cafés in Notting Hill

Where to Sip on your Trip: The Best Cafés in Notting Hill

The lively, bohemian neighborhood of Notting Hill is just full of cute little cafés and quaint neighborhood coffee shops run by locals. On nearly every corner, you can find a picture-perfect setting to recharge with a hit of freshly brewed coffee and a delicious sugary treat. No matter what you’re after, these are a few of the very best cafés in Notting Hill guaranteed to please. ... Read More

Avoid the Crowds: 10 Non-Touristy Things To Do In London

Avoid the Crowds: 10 Non-Touristy Things To Do In London

Want to see the non-touristy side of London that most visitors miss? These are the top 10 non-touristy things to do in London that will show you a different side of the city and provide you with unique experiences and singular memories. So shake it up and trade in the standard, conventional attractions for these cool, creative, and interesting activities instead. ... Read More

The Best Day Trips from London

The Best Day Trips from London

London is surrounded by some amazing places. In just a few short hours, you can reach the postcard-perfect beach; the green, rolling countryside; or any number of charming towns. Take your pick because there is plenty to see and do right outside of this capital city. (And you’ll only need a day to discover them.) These are the very best day trips from London. ... Read More

Travel with Kids: 5 Family Friendly Apartments in London

Travel with Kids: 5 Family Friendly Apartments in London

Ready to take the whole family on a trip to London that they’ll never forget? These are five of the very best family friendly apartments in London. Selected for their amenities, spaciousness, as well as for their proximity to the city’s best kid-approved activities, these five London apartments will make you and your family feel so at home that you’ll never want to leave. ... Read More

Guide to Shopping on Portobello Road in London’s Notting Hill

Guide to Shopping on Portobello Road in London’s Notting Hill

Who’s ready for some shopping? Portobello Road, in the character-filled neighborhood of Notting Hill, is one of the best shopping destinations in all of London—especially on market days when the street is packed with stalls. From priceless antiques to fun vintage garb and everything in between, here’s how to go shopping on Portobello Road like a seasoned pro and an in-the-know local. ... Read More

The Best Places to Picnic in London

The Best Places to Picnic in London

Looking for the best places to picnic in London? Look no further. From the grassy knolls of Battersea Park to the quiet charm of the elegant Green Park, these are London’s top five green spaces for you to enjoy this summer. ... Read More

The Best Bus Route In London For Visitors

The Best Bus Route In London For Visitors

Staying in your very own London Perfect apartment lets you live like a local, but for the full experience, you’ve got to travel like one on London’s public buses. London’s buses are not only an efficient way to get around, but they’re also a sneaky way to pack in some sightseeing—especially from the vantage point of the bus’s upper level. For its practicality and positioning, the best bus route in London is the number 9. ... Read More

Terraces, Rooftops and Gardens: The Best Places to Eat Outside in London

Terraces, Rooftops and Gardens: The Best Places to Eat Outside in London

Hello, sunshine! When the sun’s out in London, the city’s alfresco restaurants and bars come alive. There’s nothing more enjoyable than lounging outside with your sunglasses on with drink in hand. It’s time to book a tasty terrace lunch for two, make plans with friends for fancy rooftop cocktails, or choose a pretty picnic spot for the family. Read on for our picks for the best places to eat outside in London. ... Read More

What to Pack for London in the Spring

What to Pack for London in the Spring

You can expect four seasons in one day in the English capital. So be prepared for anything when planning what to pack for London in the spring. London Perfect’s five top tips will help you pack smart without sacrificing style or busting your airline baggage allowance limits. ... Read More

Ask a Londoner: What’s the best area to stay in London?

Ask a Londoner: What’s the best area to stay in London?

Possibly our most asked question is, ‘What’s the best area to stay in London?’ Instead of just taking our opinion, we asked some of our favorite writers and Londoners which area they’d recommend. We even spoke with Maddy, the owner of London Perfect. After living in London for more than 25 years, you can bet she has plenty of advice. Read on to discover what our experts think are the best areas for visitors to stay in London. ... Read More

Taking the Tube: 8 Tips For Riding the London Underground

Taking the Tube: 8 Tips For Riding the London Underground

The London Underground is both famous and infamous. Stretching far and wide across London and connecting with stations nationally and internationally, it’s truly comprehensive, but it can also be jam packed and chaotic. And who really enjoys the Underground and its masses of commuters? Despite the Tube’s faults, it truly is the fastest and most economical way to get around London. ... Read More

10 Family-Friendly Days Out in London

10 Family-Friendly Days Out in London

From museums to parks and animal encounters, the English capital is packed with fun activities for kids of all ages. Here are our 10 handpicked family-friendly days out in London, sure to entertain both children and parents. ... Read More

Here’s where Harry and Meghan hang-out in London

Here’s where Harry and Meghan hang-out in London

With the royal wedding just weeks away, we’re excited to see where Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are hanging out in London. From musicals to markets, and restaurants to shops, here are 10 spots the trendsetting couple favors. ... Read More

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