Art, Antiques and Indie Shops: A Guide To Kensington Church Street

Art, Antiques and Indie Shops: A Guide To Kensington Church Street

Kensington Church Street is one of Kensington’s most charming streets with neighborhood floral boutiques, art and antique shops, eccentric pubs and quaint teahouses. Originally, Kensington Church Street was created as a lane to join two Roman roads. The buildings at the southern end of the street (toward Kensington High Street) date back to the early 1700s. At the southern end of the street, you’ll find the formidable St. Mary Abbots built in 1872, which is the church that the street is named after. Here’s the full guide on where to shop (or window-shop) for art and antiques and more on one of London’s most enchanting high streets. ... Read More

4 Baby Stores In London Fit for your Prince or Princess

4 Baby Stores In London Fit for your Prince or Princess

Duke and Duchess of Sussex are about to introduce their royal baby to the world. We’re getting in the celebratory spirit by rounding up the cutest boutique baby stores in London. Whether you’re after a regal gift for a new bundle of joy or just stocking up on British outfits for one of your favorite little princes or princesses, here are the sweetest baby stores in London. ... Read More

Supermarket Sweep: Edible London Souvenirs To Buy In The Grocery Store

Supermarket Sweep: Edible London Souvenirs To Buy In The Grocery Store

British grocery stores are an unexpected but surprisingly great place to do some souvenir shopping. They’re well stocked with edible London souvenirs that may be hard to find back home like British biscuits (cookies) and crisps (potato chips). Supermarket souvenirs are also affordable and bound to please your friends, family and coworkers back home. Here’s where to shop and what to buy. ... Read More

5 Charming London Bookshops to Satisfy your Inner-Bibliophile

5 Charming London Bookshops to Satisfy your Inner-Bibliophile

The romance and nostalgic appeal of London’s quaint bookshops are hard to overlook. From historic, dusty hideaways to neighborhood favorites, this is truly a city for bibliophiles and bookworms. Selected for their poetic charm, indie spirit and enchanting ambiance, these are just a few of our favorite London bookshops to get lost in for hours. Don’t forget to save room in your suitcase. ... Read More

Guide to Shopping on Portobello Road in London’s Notting Hill

Guide to Shopping on Portobello Road in London’s Notting Hill

Who’s ready for some shopping? Portobello Road, in the character-filled neighborhood of Notting Hill, is one of the best shopping destinations in all of London—especially on market days when the street is packed with stalls. From priceless antiques to fun vintage garb and everything in between, here’s how to go shopping on Portobello Road like a seasoned pro and an in-the-know local. ... Read More

What to Pack for London in the Spring

What to Pack for London in the Spring

You can expect four seasons in one day in the English capital. So be prepared for anything when planning what to pack for London in the spring. London Perfect’s five top tips will help you pack smart without sacrificing style or busting your airline baggage allowance limits. ... Read More

Top 5 Shopping Spots In London

Top 5 Shopping Spots In London

London offers incredible shopping opportunities throughout, whether it’s fashion or food. London boasts the grandest scale of shops in the UK. Visitors find it helpful to get advice on where the best shopping spots are to find the best deals and the biggest bargains. From the tourist-heavy Oxford Street to the dizzying heights of Mayfair, London Perfect is here to help you find just what you’re looking for. Here are the top 5 spots we recommend. ... Read More

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