A Guide To Trooping the Colour: Happy Birthday to the Queen!

A Guide To Trooping the Colour: Happy Birthday to the Queen!

London loves a bit of royal pomp and circumstance, and if you do as well then you need to celebrate the annual Trooping the Colour this summer. Trooping the Colour, also called the Queen’s Birthday Parade, is an official British military event that celebrates the birthday of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth. Here’s everything you need to know about London’s Trooping the Colour. ... Read More

The Complete Chelsea Flower Show Guide

The Complete Chelsea Flower Show Guide

Whether or not you’d consider yourself a horticultural enthusiast, London’s Chelsea Flower Show is one of the city’s most historical and delightful spring events. Every year, thousands of locals and visitors head to Chelsea to observe a floral spectacle blooming with creativity and beauty. Not only is there plenty to see at the show, but there are lots of places to shop and dine at the show’s main pavilion as well, making this a great way to spend the day. Here’s you full Chelsea Flower Show guide. ... Read More

Download these 12 Essential Apps For London

Download these 12 Essential Apps For London

Smartphones can be a lifesaver when you’re traveling—especially in cities like London where international phone service is readily available and affordable. These are the essential apps for London that both locals and tourists rely on to make their everyday lives in the city more efficient and enjoyable. Download them before you go. (And don’t forget your phone charger and converter.) ... 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

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

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

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

Taking the Tube: Eight Tips For Riding the London Underground

Taking the Tube: Eight 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

A Guide to Tipping in London

A Guide to Tipping in London

“To tip or not to tip, that is the question”. To paraphrase Shakespeare’s Hamlet, modern-day tipping etiquette is quite the dilemma. We’re sure the troubled prince would be just as confused as we are by the ins and outs of tipping. When to tip is a challenge for every traveler. It differs from country to country, and city to city, but for a guide to tipping in London read on. ... Read More

5 Reasons To Get Travel Insurance For Your London Vacation

5 Reasons To Get Travel Insurance For Your London Vacation

To insure or not to insure? Travel insurance is the kind of thing you hope you’ll never have to use. However, if you happen to experience something unexpected during your journey, you’ll be relieved you have it to cover some of the costs. Most London vacations go off without a hitch, but flawless travel is never guaranteed. Here’s our guide to how travel insurance can help you relax on your next London vacation! ... Read More

Amazing London Airfare Deals From the USA!

Amazing London Airfare Deals From the USA!

A vacation in London is always an irresistible prospect, buy when you factor in the incredible savings you can make on flights right now from the USA, it’s an unbeatable combination! We’re always looking out for the best deals for our guests, and when we spotted this amazing offer on British Airways flights starting at only $400, we couldn’t wait to share it! ... Read More

Top 5 Travel Tips to Get Around London

Top 5 Travel Tips to Get Around London

London is a beautiful city to visit, but getting around can be a little tricky for first-time visitors. To help you travel wisely while visiting all the hot spots, here are our top five tips to help you get around and navigate the Tube, buses and other transport options like a Londoner. ... Read More

Get Ready for 24 Hour Tube Travel in London

Get Ready for 24 Hour Tube Travel in London

Big news! Later this year the London Tube will have 24 hour service on Fridays and Saturdays. Perfect for catching that show in the West End and enjoying the night scene! Find out which lines and stations will be offering 24 hour service. ... Read More

Buy a SIM Card to Save Big on Roaming Charges!

Buy a SIM Card to Save Big on Roaming Charges!

Planning to make calls or use travel apps on your smartphone while in London? It’s the best way to keep in touch with family or work while traveling, too. Check out our tips for where to buy a SIM card when you arrive to save big on roaming charges! ... Read More

Beat Jet Lag with Italy Perfect’s Tips

Beat Jet Lag with Italy Perfect’s Tips

Heading to a new country for a vacation is thrilling, but can also mean struggling to adjust to a new time zone. Check out Italy Perfect’s top three tips to beat jet lag so you can spend more time enjoying your holiday! ... Read More

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