Laura Thayer

Laura must have been a Londoner in a past life, but in the current one she calls Italy home. As editor of the London Perfect Blog, she delights sharing the best of London. Her motto is: “Has teapot, will travel.”

Website: https://instagram.com/londonperfectrentals/


Posts by Laura Thayer:

A Dramatic Field of Poppies at the Tower of London

A Dramatic Field of Poppies at the Tower of London

To mark the centenary of WWI, the Tower of London has been the setting for a moving installation of 888,246 ceramic poppies, one for each British and colonial fatality during WWI. It’s a sobering and captivating experience to commemorate Remembrance Day. ... Read More

Oxford Street Christmas Lights Celebration

Oxford Street Christmas Lights Celebration

With just seven weeks until Christmas, Oxford Street is kicking off the festive season in London with the switch on party for their holiday lights on Thursday, November 6th, 2014. But even if you can’t make it for the celebration, the Oxford Street Christmas lights will be up from November 6th until January 4th, 2015. ... Read More

Christmas in London – An Enchanting Winter Experience!

Christmas in London – An Enchanting Winter Experience!

The holidays are just around the corner and London is the place to be for holiday cheer and fabulous shopping! Whether you’re planning a holiday getaway to spend Christmas or New Year’s in London or planning to come early for the holiday shopping, here’s a look at some of our favourite things to do during the holiday season in London. ... Read More

Christmas Shopping in London: The Best Holiday Shopping Spots

Christmas Shopping in London: The Best Holiday Shopping Spots

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. ... Read More

Voila! The Annual French-Language-Loving Festival in London

Voila! The Annual French-Language-Loving Festival in London

The Voila! Festival returns to London showcasing talented companies that celebrate French culture in England. This annual French-language-loving festival is a wonderful chance for Francophiles in London to enjoy plays in French and English. ... Read More

Chocolate Week in London

Chocolate Week in London

The World’s Largest Event Dedicated to Chocolate. Need we say more? Chocolate lovers mark your calendar and book your tickets now for the Salon du Chocolat from October 13th-19th at Olympia in London. ... Read More

The Other Art Fair – Where to Find the Best New Artists in London!

The Other Art Fair – Where to Find the Best New Artists in London!

The Other Art Fair returns to London’s iconic Old Truman Brewery on Brick Lane with the work of 130 artists on display from 16-19 October 2014. Discover what The Telegraph has called the “Younger, hipper alternative to Frieze” in London. ... Read More

Book Your Tickets now to see Emma Thompson in Sweeney Todd!

Book Your Tickets now to see Emma Thompson in Sweeney Todd!

The always lovely Emma Thompson and international star Bryn Terfel will reprise their roles in Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street next spring in London. With only 13 performances, you’ll want to book your tickets now! ... Read More

Royal Greenwich Tall Ships Festival in London

Royal Greenwich Tall Ships Festival in London

A very special experience has sailed London’s way with the arrival of the Royal Greenwich Tall Ships Festival. Take a look at the Tall Ships as they arrived in London! ... Read More

William Curley – A Chocolate Lover’s Heaven in Belgravia!

William Curley – A Chocolate Lover’s Heaven in Belgravia!

So you say you love chocolate? Then you won’t want to miss trying the divine chocolates from William Curley’s flagship Belgravia store in London. ... Read More

A Remarkable Kensington Apartment to Call Home

A Remarkable Kensington Apartment to Call Home

We’re always in search of those very special London vacation rentals that make you feel at home the moment you step through the door. We’re pleased to introduce the Austen, where we know you’ll feel right at home in Kensington! ... Read More

There is Only One Sale – The Harrods Summer Sale!

There is Only One Sale – The Harrods Summer Sale!

Harrods of London have launched their famous Summer Sale. There’s still time to book a last minute trip to London and score bargains of a lifetime at the one and only sale! ... Read More

The Perfect Start to a Day in Chelsea

The Perfect Start to a Day in Chelsea

Stepping out onto the private garden patio at the Portland vacation rental in Chelsea might just be the perfect way to start your day in London. Find out why! ... Read More

The 2014 Chelsea Flower Show Begins!

The 2014 Chelsea Flower Show Begins!

This year’s Chelsea Flower Show has kicked off and will run from May 20th-24th, 2014. Find out our insider tips for visiting along with ideas for the perfect place to stay if you’ll be attending the Chelsea Flower Show in the future! ... Read More

The Mammoths are Coming to London!

The Mammoths are Coming to London!

Did you hear that? If you’ve been feeling the tremors, it’s probably because the mammoths are on their way to London! Only ten days until the opening of “Mammoths: Ice Age Giants” at the Natural History Museum in South Kensington. ... Read More