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:

Wonderful London in 1924 & 2014

Wonderful London in 1924 & 2014

Take a step back in time to see the London of the 1920s blended seamlessly into the fabric of modern day London in this aptly named video “Wonderful London” by Simon Smith. ... Read More

Spring Blossoms in London

Spring Blossoms in London

We’re celebrating Earth Day by sharing the beautiful flowers and blossoms that we’ve seen this spring while strolling through Chelsea, South Kensington and Mayfair. Share your spring in London photos with us, too! ... Read More

Happy Birthday, Shakespeare!

Happy Birthday, Shakespeare!

Recently voted as one of the top symbols defining Britishness, it’s surely no surprise that there are big plans in the works to celebrate Shakespeare’s 450th birthday on April 23rd. Get your party hats (or would that be ruffs?) in order in advance at Shakespeare’s Birthday celebration at the Globe Theatre in London on Monday, April 21st, 2014. ... Read More

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. ... Read More

Spring Blossoms in Kensington Gardens

Spring Blossoms in Kensington Gardens

Spring is the perfect time to enjoy the natural beauty of Kensington Gardens, one of London’s most loveliest green spaces. Come along on a springtime walk through Kensington Gardens to Kensington Palace! ... Read More

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! ... Read More

The Boat Race in London

The Boat Race in London

The epic rivalry between Oxford and Cambridge takes to the Thames Sunday, April 6th for the annual Boat Race. Find out more about this historic sports event in London and who we’ll be rooting to win! ... Read More

London Art Exhibitions You’ll Want to See in 2014

London Art Exhibitions You’ll Want to See in 2014

As one of the world’s finest cities for art lovers, London never fails to impress. From Vikings at the British Museum to Matisse’s colourful cut-outs at Tate Modern, here are some of the best special exhibitions for 2014 to add to your travel calendar! ... Read More

Fancy Seeing London in the 1920s?

Fancy Seeing London in the 1920s?

Ever wonder what London’s monuments used to look like? Here’s the earliest colour film footage of London made in the 1920s. It’s remarkable to see how little has changed, especially in the amazing video by Simon Smith recreating the journey through the London of today! ... Read More

The Courtauld Gallery Café

The Courtauld Gallery Café

For art lovers, the Courtauld Gallery in London is a gem. Truly one of the finest small museums in the world, it’s a must see during your stay in London. Here’s a tip … they have a great café with indoor and outdoor seating, too! ... Read More

Gail’s Artisan Bakery in Chelsea

Gail’s Artisan Bakery in Chelsea

If you’re the kind of traveller that loves finding the freshest local ingredients and best food shops, then you’ll want to visit Gail’s Artisan Bakery in London! Here’s a look at one of our favourite foodie addresses on King’s Road in Chelsea. ... Read More

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. ... Read More

Valentine’s Day & the Language of Love at the London Eye

Valentine’s Day & the Language of Love at the London Eye

Looking for a romantic spot in London this Valentine’s Day? With over 5,000 proposals to date and often voted one of Britain’s most romantic hotspots, the London Eye is dedicating this Valentine’s Day to “The Language of Love” from February 13th – 16th, 2014. ... Read More

Highclere Castle Tickets Now on Sale for Summer 2014

Highclere Castle Tickets Now on Sale for Summer 2014

We have excellent news for all of you Downton Abbey fans! Tickets have just gone on sale for the Summer 2014 public opening of Highclere Castle for July, August and September 2014. Book now … before it’s too late! ... Read More

Celebrate Chinese New Year in London 2014

Celebrate Chinese New Year in London 2014

Happy Chinese New Year! While January 31st, 2014 begins the Year of the Horse in the Chinese calendar, the celebrations in London will kick off this weekend on Sunday, February 2nd. And they’re not just any celebrations … we’re talking the largest Chinese New Year celebrations outside Asia! ... Read More