7 British Christmas Traditions For Your London Vacation

7 British Christmas Traditions For Your London Vacation

One of the most exciting parts of traveling is exploring another country, its culture, and its traditions, especially around such a festive time like Christmas. Whether you’re celebrating the holiday season here in London or spending time at home, here are some time-honored British holiday traditions. Grab a yule log or some tasty mincemeat pies and get the fancy party poppers ready. ... Read More

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

Remember, Remember The Perfect November!

Remember, Remember The Perfect November!

If you’re lucky enough to be in London for Bonfire Night, you will get to enjoy all the festivities of this uniquely British tradition! It’s sure to be a night of incredible fireworks, music, and some delicious, warming winter foods. Read on to find out about the history of this infamous night and where best to celebrate this 5th November! ... Read More

Quintessential British Cuisine: What to Try in London

Quintessential British Cuisine: What to Try in London

One of the perks of visiting London is that it’s a foodie paradise. From the classic fish and chips to the perfect summer cocktail, be sure to check out these quintessential British foods and drinks on your next trip to London. ... Read More

Celebrating St. George – The Patron Saint of England

Celebrating St. George – The Patron Saint of England

St George’s day is almost upon us. April 23rd to be precise. If you’re interested in finding out a bit more about England’s surprisingly mysterious patron saint, then read on, read on… ... 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

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

Traditional Christmas Pudding

Traditional Christmas Pudding

Christmas dinner isn’t complete without the traditional Christmas pudding … brought to the table flaming! Our London based blogger Zoë F. Willis shares the history, fun and hints on where to find a good recipe for a traditional Christmas pudding. Bring a bit of British holiday tradition to your Christmas table this year! ... 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

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