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

Discover London’s Fascinating History

Discover London’s Fascinating History

London is one of the most historical and happening cities in the world: let us not forget how it all began. With a mighty population of nearly 9 million, it’s hard to believe that this amazing metropolis was originally just the size of Hyde Park. The advancements of modern technology, next level architecture, and the fast pace of city life, make it all too easy to forget this. ... 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

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

Here’s Why You Want to Stay in a London Mews

Here’s Why You Want to Stay in a London Mews

A stay in one of our luxurious ‘mews’ properties is like taking a vacation into London’s historical past! Find out about the history of mews houses and how they have become some of the most desirable homes in all of London. ... Read More

Book Review | Mysterious London in “Dark Fire” by C.J. Sansom

Book Review | Mysterious London in “Dark Fire” by C.J. Sansom

If you enjoy reading about London, then C.J. Sansom book “Dark Fire” is a must read. From the history of London to present day discoveries in the City, we cover it all in our review of Sansom’s mystery. ... Read More

Benjamin Franklin House Museum

Benjamin Franklin House Museum

On a quiet street near Trafalgar Square lies a surprising secret. The Benjamin Franklin House is the sole surviving residence of one of the America’s great Founding Fathers. Find out more about this special museum in London! ... Read More

Wonderful London in 1924 & 2014

Wonderful London in 1924 & 2014

Take a step back in time to see the London of the 1920s blended seamlessly into the fabric of modern day London in this aptly named video “Wonderful London” by Simon Smith. ... Read More

Fancy Seeing London in the 1920s?

Fancy Seeing London in the 1920s?

Ever wonder what London’s monuments used to look like? Here’s the earliest colour film footage of London made in the 1920s. It’s remarkable to see how little has changed, especially in the amazing video by Simon Smith recreating the journey through the London of today! ... Read More

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