Celebrate London’s History At The Lord Mayor’s Show

Celebrate London’s History At The Lord Mayor’s Show

On November 12th, Londoners and visitors alike will take part in a celebrated tradition dating back hundreds of years: The Lord Mayor’s Show. This annual event attracts thousands of visitors who line the streets, come rain or shine. Make sure you don’t miss this historic, annual tradition! ... Read More

Spitalfields: A Dark History Of London’s Trendy Neighborhood

Spitalfields: A Dark History Of London’s Trendy Neighborhood

From being one of London’s most dangerous slums, to one of the city’s most interesting neighborhoods, the streets of Spitalfields are paved in blood, diverse cultures and some of the best places to shop and dine. Read on to discover more about this fantastic neighborhood and its world-famous history! ... Read More

Queen Victoria & Prince Albert: A Kensington Love Story

Queen Victoria & Prince Albert: A Kensington Love Story

Kensington Palace is the place to be to get your love-story fix with the remarkable Victoria Revealed exhibition. Visitors have the chance to see the garments and belongings of Queen Victoria, and you’ll also be taken through the romance of the monarch and her beloved husband, Prince Albert. Click here to find out why this exhibit is a must-see! ... Read More

Top Day-Trips To Take From London

Top Day-Trips To Take From London

London is famous the world over for its iconic landmarks, but as you’ll soon discover, there’s even more to explore by taking a day-trip out of the city! This is a great opportunity to make the most of your vacation and see some of our lovely towns and beaches. We think you’ll love getting to know more of this beautiful country by taking some of our favorite day-trips. ... Read More

Summer in the City

Summer in the City

With the sun out in London this week, we’re suddenly super excited about the summer! 2014 looks like it’s brimming with brilliant events for your diary, so let us entice you with just some of our must see suggestions. ... Read More

All Aboard the Cutty Sark

All Aboard the Cutty Sark

Ready for a nautical adventure on Britain’s oldest tea-clipper? The Cutty Sark has been stunningly restored to take pride of place on the Greenwich shoreline. ... Read More

The Tower of London

The Tower of London

Come on over to the East of London to experience a truly incredible historical adventure at the Tower of London. With a thousand years of history, from Norman conquerors to Tudor torture, Royal gems and some really cool ravens to boot, there’s a lot to discover at the Tower of London! ... Read More

Liberty of London

Liberty of London

London Fashion Week has begun but if you can’t make it, then Liberty of London is the city’s premiere department store for year-round fashion. ... Read More

Mothering Sunday in London

Mothering Sunday in London

Mothering Sunday is almost upon us and it’s not just about the schmaltzy cards. Let there be Medieval traditions! Rose-hued priestly vestments! But most of all, let there be cake! Learn more about the history and traditions of Mother’s Day in the UK. ... Read More

Celebrating Burns Night

Celebrating Burns Night

Are you ready for Burns Night on Friday, January 25th? If you’re not sure what it is or how to celebrate, our London based blogger Zoë F. Willis has shared a wee bit about the history of this Scottish holiday and the traditional ways to enjoy this fun night – including haggis, pipers and lots of poetry and Scottish dancing! ... Read More

Boxing Day Traditions

Boxing Day Traditions

Today is Boxing Day – a public holiday for tens of millions of Brits, Irish and a significant smattering of Commonwealth types. It’s not simply a chance to digest yesterday’s feast but actually encompasses a number of themes; the religious, the historical, the material and the sporty. Find out more on the London Perfect Blog! ... Read More

Christmas Crackers – A British Holiday Tradition

Christmas Crackers – A British Holiday Tradition

Our London based blogger Zoë F. Willis shares with us the history and fun behind Christmas Crackers – a very traditional part of the Christmas dinner table. And no … they’re not the type of crackers you enjoy with cheese! Celebrate Christmas with this fun British tradition this year! ... Read More

Guide to Tea: History

Guide to Tea: History

London Perfect reservationist and noted tea lover Zoë F. Willis shares Part 1 of London Perfect’s Guide to Tea. Take a look at the history of how tea first arrived in London, interesting facts and moments that helped tea become an indelible part of modern British Life. ... Read More

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