9 Examples of Stunning Architecture in London

9 Examples of Stunning Architecture in London

The annual London Festival of Architecture takes place in June. As the world’s biggest architecture-based festival, it makes sense that it’s held in London since London is one of the world’s most fascinating capitals from an architectural standpoint. From timeless Tudors to gravity-defying skyscrapers, the architecture in London is at once historic, diverse, influential and creative. ... Read More

What’s Up With The Hats And Fascinators? The Tradition Of British Millinery

What’s Up With The Hats And Fascinators? The Tradition Of British Millinery

Hats and fascinators (ornamental headwear) are as much a part of British culture as tea and scones. With the summer wedding season fast approaching, we’re taking a look at the British fascination with fascinators and hats, as well as rounding up a few British millinery spots to check out if you’re in the market for an English hat of your very own. Happy shopping! ... Read More

Guide to Wimbledon: Top Tips For Enjoying London’s Historic Tennis Tournament

Guide to Wimbledon: Top Tips For Enjoying London’s Historic Tennis Tournament

Nothing beats the excitement and energy of Wimbledon. Even if you’re not planning on attending the tournament, visiting London during Wimbledon is a great idea. The city comes alive with all the excitement of the matches, and there are plenty of Wimbledon-themed activities to enjoy. Regardless of if you’re attending or not, this guide to Wimbledon covers all the basics. ... Read More

Wild London: Where To Find Wildlife In London

Wild London: Where To Find Wildlife In London

London is not only home to over 8 million human residents but also a wild population of animals. Talk about an urban jungle! London’s many green areas and parks play hosts to lots species of birds including pelicans, peacocks and parakeets—and that’s just the start. From stealth urban foxes to majestic stags, here’s where to spy some amazing wildlife in London. ... Read More

5 Lovely London Pub Beer Gardens

5 Lovely London Pub Beer Gardens

Summer is officially on the way in London, and there’s no better place to soak up all that long-awaited sunshine than at a London pub with its very own beer garden. Not all London pubs are blessed with sun-filled outdoor space, so to help you find your very own boozy secret garden, we’ve rounded up a few of our favorite London pub beer gardens. Here’s to a brilliant summer in London! ... Read More

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

Bright and Brilliant: 7 Sun-Drenched London Vacation Apartment Rentals

Bright and Brilliant: 7 Sun-Drenched London Vacation Apartment Rentals

Most tourists don’t realize that the cold rainy London that everyone loves to complain about is a bit of a myth. London is actually drier (and warmer) than a lot of American cities—through it is often overcast. However, when the sun does make an appearance, the city shines like no other. With big windows, south-facing exposures and high ceilings, these are a few of our favorite London vacation apartment rentals that shine on sunny days. ... 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

Uncork And Unwind: Where To Drink Wine In London

Uncork And Unwind: Where To Drink Wine In London

London Wine Week is a casual wine-themed festival that runs from May 13 through 19, 2019 all across London. But London Wine Week is certainly not the only time or place to drink wine in London. Here are a few of our favorite wine bars, wine shops, and wine lists for oenophiles or just the occasional wine drinker. Cheers to your next trip to the city of London! ... Read More

4 Baby Stores In London Fit for your Prince or Princess

4 Baby Stores In London Fit for your Prince or Princess

Duke and Duchess of Sussex are about to introduce their royal baby to the world. We’re getting in the celebratory spirit by rounding up the cutest boutique baby stores in London. Whether you’re after a regal gift for a new bundle of joy or just stocking up on British outfits for one of your favorite little princes or princesses, here are the sweetest baby stores in London. ... 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

Celebrating the 200th Anniversary of Queen Victoria in London

Celebrating the 200th Anniversary of Queen Victoria in London

Two thousand nineteen marks the 200th anniversary of Queen Victoria’s birth. One of the most prominent British monarchs, Queen Victoria and her husband Prince Albert left an important legacy in London that can still be discovered today. Here’s how to celebrate the many achievements and lasting influence of one of Britain’s most popular queens in the city of London. ... Read More

Supermarket Sweep: Edible London Souvenirs To Buy In The Grocery Store

Supermarket Sweep: Edible London Souvenirs To Buy In The Grocery Store

British grocery stores are an unexpected but surprisingly great place to do some souvenir shopping. They’re well stocked with edible London souvenirs that may be hard to find back home like British biscuits (cookies) and crisps (potato chips). Supermarket souvenirs are also affordable and bound to please your friends, family and coworkers back home. Here’s where to shop and what to buy. ... Read More

A Guide To The Most Iconic London Department Stores

A Guide To The Most Iconic London Department Stores

Let’s be honest: Yes, London is home to some of the world’s best museums and cultural institutions, but it also has great shopping, and that’s one of its biggest draws. As an added bonus to the spectator shopping to be had, many of London’s iconic department stores are also must-see tourists sights as well. Packed with history, fame and cutting edge fashion and flair, these are the most legendary London department stores for fashionistas and history-buffs alike. ... Read More

A Guide to Notting Hill’s Most Colorful Streets

A Guide to Notting Hill’s Most Colorful Streets

Notting Hill may be London’s most popular neighborhood. (Thank you, Julia Roberts and Hugh Grant!) But it really does live up to the cinematic hype. The whole West London neighborhood is abounding with creative, bohemian energy that’s no doubt fostered in part by the neighborhood’s iconic painted houses. Here’s where to go to discover Notting Hill’s most colorful streets. ... Read More

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