Avoid the Crowds: 10 Non-Touristy Things To Do In London

Avoid the Crowds: 10 Non-Touristy Things To Do In London

Want to see the non-touristy side of London that most visitors miss? These are the top 10 non-touristy things to do in London that will show you a different side of the city and provide you with unique experiences and singular memories. So shake it up and trade in the standard, conventional attractions for these cool, creative, and interesting activities instead. ... Read More

The Best Day Trips from London

The Best Day Trips from London

London is surrounded by some amazing places. In just a few short hours, you can reach the postcard-perfect beach; the green, rolling countryside; or any number of charming towns. Take your pick because there is plenty to see and do right outside of this capital city. (And you’ll only need a day to discover them.) These are the very best day trips from London. ... Read More

Travel with Kids: 5 Family Friendly Apartments in London

Travel with Kids: 5 Family Friendly Apartments in London

Ready to take the whole family on a trip to London that they’ll never forget? These are five of the very best family friendly apartments in London. Selected for their amenities, spaciousness, as well as for their proximity to the city’s best kid-approved activities, these five London apartments will make you and your family feel so at home that you’ll never want to leave. ... Read More

Guide to Shopping on Portobello Road in London’s Notting Hill

Guide to Shopping on Portobello Road in London’s Notting Hill

Who’s ready for some shopping? Portobello Road, in the character-filled neighborhood of Notting Hill, is one of the best shopping destinations in all of London—especially on market days when the street is packed with stalls. From priceless antiques to fun vintage garb and everything in between, here’s how to go shopping on Portobello Road like a seasoned pro and an in-the-know local. ... Read More

The Best Places to Picnic in London

The Best Places to Picnic in London

Looking for the best places to picnic in London? Look no further. From the grassy knolls of Battersea Park to the quiet charm of the elegant Green Park, these are London’s top five green spaces for you to enjoy this summer. ... 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

Terraces, Rooftops and Gardens: The Best Places to Eat Outside in London

Terraces, Rooftops and Gardens: The Best Places to Eat Outside in London

Hello, sunshine! When the sun’s out in London, the city’s alfresco restaurants and bars come alive. There’s nothing more enjoyable than lounging outside with your sunglasses on with drink in hand. It’s time to book a tasty terrace lunch for two, make plans with friends for fancy rooftop cocktails, or choose a pretty picnic spot for the family. Read on for our picks for the best places to eat outside in London. ... 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

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

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