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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: 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

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

Top 10 Pre-Theater Restaurants In London

Top 10 Pre-Theater Restaurants In London

A night out in London’s Theaterland is the perfect opportunity to enjoy the city’s cultural and culinary highlights. Many of London’s top restaurants offer discounted pre-theater dining menus, giving you the opportunity to sample some of the best seasonal offerings, all the while being within moments of the city’s top West End theaters. London’s culinary scene is considered one of the best in the world, and even the city’s most prestigious restaurants are offering their finest seasonal fare to pre-theater audiences. ... Read More

Hot Off The Press: Forbes Article on London Perfect

Hot Off The Press: Forbes Article on London Perfect

We know how fabulous our London residences are – do you? We were delighted after a recent Forbes article was published on Forbes.com about London Perfect, “How to Design The Perfect Property in London.” Written by London-based travel columnist Bridget Arsenault, who stayed at our gorgeous Danebury home, it features an insightful Q&A with our chief designer Jo Cicero. ... Read More

Property Of The Month: A Fabulous Mews House in South Kensington

Property Of The Month: A Fabulous Mews House in South Kensington

London living doesn’t get better than in a mews, complete with all the charm and privacy they provide. These unique homes, with their quiet settings and individual entrances, are the most coveted London properties on the market. This means they go fast when they do come up for sale. That’s why we jumped when we saw this fabulous three bedroom mews house quietly situated at the end of a pretty cobblestoned mews. ... Read More

10 Family-Friendly London Events for 2018

10 Family-Friendly London Events for 2018

London offers entertaining family-friendly events year-round, including these 10 fun dates for 2018. From exhibitions to experiences, theatre, concerts, tours and carnivals, we’ve hand-picked distractions for all ages, so book that trip now! Need a stylish family stay? London Perfect has a family-friendly collection of rental apartments in the city, with handy central locations. Close to Notting Hill, Austen in chic Kensington sleeps four in two bedrooms. ... Read More

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Meghan Markle

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Meghan Markle

Booked a London vacation this spring? With the royal wedding fast approaching on 19 May, anticipation is mounting prior to the Windsor Castle nuptials. But what do you know about the budding bride and leading lady? Meghan Markle is already proving to be an inspirational royal role model. Here are five things that may surprise you about the 36-year-old American princess-to-be. ... Read More

Tipping in London

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

We Chat With Alice Fearn From Wicked

We Chat With Alice Fearn From Wicked

Wicked’s success is clear: this year sees the 12th anniversary of the show at the West End. More than 7.5 million people have seen it in London alone, never mind in other locations around the globe. It has certainly come a long way since its 2003 opening in New York – and its mixed reviews. ... Read More

A Luxurious Notting Hill Stay at the Danebury

A Luxurious Notting Hill Stay at the Danebury

At London Perfect, we specialize in finding those exceptional properties where we know our guests will experience the finest of London living. The Danebury vacation rental in Notting Hill has pulled out all of the stops. This remarkable two bedroom property is situated in a charming mews right in the heart of Notting Hill. Step inside to find three floors of impeccably decorated living space, along with a one-of-a-kind feature in central London – a private rooftop terrace. ... Read More

Just Say I Do: Why You Should Visit Windsor Castle in 2018

Just Say I Do: Why You Should Visit Windsor Castle in 2018

When Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle say their “I do’s” on 19 May, all eyes will be on St George’s Chapel. Set in the grounds of Windsor Castle, their wedding venue offers some of England’s most awe-inspiring Gothic architecture. The opulent space combines vaulted stone ceilings, stunning stained glass, black-and-white chequered floors and heraldic flags, softly lit by lamps. London Perfect shares the inside track on notable weddings at Windsor. ... Read More

Gorgeous Gordon Apartment in the Heart of Kensington

Gorgeous Gordon Apartment in the Heart of Kensington

Welcome to our cheery Gordon apartment in London. This one bedroom apartment is a new addition to the London Perfect portfolio, and it’s already getting rave reviews. Just take a look at what Shannon Ables said over at The Simply Luxurious Life or watch the fun video Anna and Trevor from Delightful Travellers made during their stay at the Gordon.This bright and beautifully designed apartment is situated in one of the most elegant spots in London’s Kensington neighborhood. ... Read More

Inspiring Ideas for Spring and Easter in London

Inspiring Ideas for Spring and Easter in London

London is lovely in spring, when warmer weather kicks in, daffodils and crocuses bloom, and Easter is in the air. Spring in the capital stretches from March to May, ideal for a re-energizing break in a chic London Perfect apartment. Why not visit during 2018’s Easter holidays? Hunt for Easter bunnies or visit a lovely park. We’ve got six spring-fresh ideas to inspire you… ... Read More

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