Beyond the British Museum: The Best Small Museums in London

Beyond the British Museum: The Best Small Museums in London

For every popular, tourist-packed museum in London, there’s a niche, under-the-radar space that’s awaiting discovery. Though the big crowd-pleasers are worth a trip, the smaller—and sometimes stranger—museums of London are worth your time too. For all you quirky culture vultures on the hunt for hidden gems and unique experiences, here are our picks for the best small museums 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

Six Fantastic Museum Exhibitions To Look Out For

Six Fantastic Museum Exhibitions To Look Out For

At London Perfect, we’re excited about the glut of new exhibitions underway this season. Our artful London Perfect apartments are just a wander from the biggest (and best) museums: there’s really no need to trek too far to see the latest art installation. We round-up some of the best displays on offer, including the much-awaited debut of Harry Potter: A History of Magic. ... Read More

5 Reasons To Visit London in the Summer

5 Reasons To Visit London in the Summer

As Samuel Johnson once famously said, “when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life.” With so much on offer in the UK’s capital, it’s easy to see why his words still resonate with us to this day. Whether you’ve got a passion for the arts, a love for the great outdoors or an appetite for the incredible food scene, London really does have it all. Read on for our top 5 reasons you should be adding a visit to London to your travel plans this summer! ... Read More

Don’t Miss this Rare Chance to See Picasso’s Portraits!

Don’t Miss this Rare Chance to See Picasso’s Portraits!

For the first time in two decades, a broad range of Pablo Picasso’s groundbreaking portraits are on display in a comprehensive new exhibition – and it’s right here in London! The National Portrait Gallery’s Picasso Portraits show is insightful and moving, as it covers the depth of emotion and social influence Picasso inspired in the 20th century. Catch it before it closes! ... Read More

Why You Need to Visit London’s Design Museum Now

Why You Need to Visit London’s Design Museum Now

Design lovers: This is your last year to visit London’s excellent Design Museum in its current historic warehouse home before it closes for a big move to Kensington in 2016. Check out the iconic setting near the Thames while you can! ... Read More

London’s Most Charming Ice Skating Rink

London’s Most Charming Ice Skating Rink

One of London’s most beloved winter traditions is back! Now in its 10th year, the ice rink at the Natural History Museum in South Kensington is a must-visit attraction if you’re headed to London now through January 4th, 2015. ... Read More

Skip Round London Town – Our Fuss-Free Guide

Skip Round London Town – Our Fuss-Free Guide

Read our top tips for travelling round London, and you’ll be moving quicker, to exactly where you want to be and, most importantly, looking like a local! ... 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

The Mammoths are Coming to London!

The Mammoths are Coming to London!

Did you hear that? If you’ve been feeling the tremors, it’s probably because the mammoths are on their way to London! Only ten days until the opening of “Mammoths: Ice Age Giants” at the Natural History Museum in South Kensington. ... Read More

Bond in Motion

Bond in Motion

Missing 007? Then it’s time to head to the London Film Museum to experience Mr Bond in all his Aston Martin driving, high speed, thrill-seeking glory. ... Read More

The Courtauld Gallery Café

The Courtauld Gallery Café

For art lovers, the Courtauld Gallery in London is a gem. Truly one of the finest small museums in the world, it’s a must see during your stay in London. Here’s a tip … they have a great café with indoor and outdoor seating, too! ... 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

An Interview with Dr. Charlotte Bolland, Project Curator at the National Portrait Gallery

An Interview with Dr. Charlotte Bolland, Project Curator at the National Portrait Gallery

London Perfect sits down with Dr. Charlotte Bolland, Project Curator at the National Portrait Gallery, to talk about all things Tudor and good, the fashion potential of ruffs and some of the marvellous works on display at the National Portrait Gallery in London. Welcome, Charlotte! ... Read More

David Bowie Is … at the V&A!

David Bowie Is … at the V&A!

If you think the Victoria and Albert Museum is only silver displays and vintage costume design … think again! This summer the V&A in South Kensington presents “David Bowie Is” – an in depth look at the life and career of one of Britain’s most enduring international music artists. Opened to rave reviews and sold out in advance, this exhibition runs through August 11th and there are still tickets available in person at the V&A. ... Read More

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