London Perfect Apartments with Lovely Gardens & Terraces

The key to enjoying a London holiday to the max is soaking up the atmosphere of the city’s historic neighborhoods every moment of your stay. We’ve sought out the most beautiful London vacation rentals with private gardens and terraces that are just the spot to enjoy a cup of tea or admire gorgeous autumn foliage overlooking a garden square. ... Read More

Top Terraces: Sun-kissed Outdoor Dining in London

With beautiful summer weather beckoning, outdoor dining in London is back on the menu. From riverside views to lush gardens and the perfect private outdoor dining spot, here are five of our favourite sun-kissed terraces for eating and drinking alfresco in London. ... Read More

Two Not to Miss Van Gogh Immersive Experiences in London

London is set to welcome us back to the world of art and culture in a grand way with two special exhibits this year dedicated to Vincent van Gogh. Mark your calendar for these immersive high tech shows that bring the works of one of the world’s most-loved artists to life so it feels you can step right into the paintings! ... Read More

Visit the Most Impressive Royal Palaces in and Around London

The grand royal palaces in and around London, along with Windsor Castle, are a highlight of any UK holiday. Rich in history, some are still royal residences today. Many of London’s royal palaces open to the public, but even if you can’t travel right now, you can discover their exciting and glamorous stories in our round-up. ... Read More

Where to Buy the Best British Craft and Design in London

Discover the best British craft and design in London, from gorgeous ceramics and glass to eye-catching textiles and jewellery – ideal for sourcing a memorable souvenir of your trip or supporting talented artisans from afar. We’ve rounded up six inspiring crafts destinations representing UK makers, including physical and online stores. ... Read More

St. James’s Park – A London Park with Royal Views

Of London’s eight Royal Parks, St. James’s Park is the oldest as well as one of the most beautiful. This 58-acre park is situated right in the heart of London and is surrounded by many of London’s top landmarks. Join us for a stroll through history at St. James’s Park that will enhance your next visit! ... Read More

London’s Best Museums for Design Lovers

From the V&A–the world’s largest museum of decorative arts and design–to the award-winning Design Museum and architects’ homes to a museum that delves into the meaning home, London is a dream for design lovers. Here are the top design destinations you’ll want to bookmark for your next London vacation. ... Read More

Secret London – 6 Insider Spots that Locals Love

Beyond the well-trodden tourist destinations, London is full of insider spots that locals love. We’ve rounded up six secret London locations you need to know, from houseboat havens and foodie finds to a brilliant bookshop and unexpected museum. We’ve also got luxe London Perfect vacation apartments just a stroll away – ideal inspiration for planning your next trip! ... Read More

Happy Valentine’s Day: Romantic Spots in London

England’s capital may have an elegant classical look, steeped in history, but beneath the formal façade beats a passionate heart. Tap into the city’s seductive side with our selection of the most romantic spots in London. Enjoy the romantic inspiration for future trip planning plus find ideas for recreating the London love at home this year. ... Read More

What to See and Do in Kensington Gardens in Every Season

One of London’s much-loved outdoor spaces, Kensington Gardens is beautiful to visit any moment of the year. While many visitors only think to visit the gardens in the summer, locals in London know what an incredible gift it is to have Kensington Gardens right at their doorstep. Join us on a tour through Kensington Gardens to savour its beauty throughout the seasons! ... Read More

A Taste of the UK: Maddy’s Simple British Meat Pie with Biscuit Topping

When our kids were growing up, my cooking goal was to stuff the maximum number of vegetables in a single dish. Philippe, however, loves meat and his goal was to make a roast/stew/steak or other into the main ingredient. We compromised, but I usually won out on the vegetable part. ... Read More

Cheers! Here’s how to Create British Happy Hour at Home

Whether your tipple of choice is a pint of British ale, an icy gin and tonic or a refreshing Pimm’s cup cocktail, London’s version of happy hour is very happy indeed. Recreating a British happy hour experience at home couldn’t be easier, especially because there are no hard rules around it—it’s all about personal preferences. Like other apéro/aperitivo rituals around the world, drinks and nibbles are involved. ... Read More

Before and After: The Devon Apartment! Plus Tips for Remodeling Small Spaces

I love before/after remodeling stories as much as I love introducing guests to Paris and London. Readers keep asking for more of our remodeling stories, and I’ve been working on this one for a long time! ... Read More

Don’t Miss the Spring Blooms in Kensington and Chelsea

Oh, to be in London now that spring is here! And Kensington and Chelsea are among the most magical areas in the city in which to enjoy and marvel at the floral extravagance. Here are some of our favorite locations where you’ll be certain to witness the glories of spring blooms. ... Read More

Everything You Need To Know About Pancake Day In London

A day devoted to eating pancakes? Yes, it really is a thing! All across the United Kingdom—and other Commonwealth countries—Pancake Day (also known as Shrove Tuesday) is celebrated by eating pancakes. Here, we’re taking a look at the history and the story behind this fascinating feast-day tradition and showing you how you can enjoy it today. This is everything you need to know about Pancake Day in London. ... Read More

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