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Guide To Most-Loved London Antiques Markets

Guide To Most-Loved London Antiques Markets

A Guide To The Most Loved London Antiques and Collectable Markets I have always found the history that is connected to everyday objects to be quite fascinating. I love a good story and knowing the history behind the ornaments that I choose to decorate my home with. Since my fascination with antiques and collectables began […]

August 9, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
Where To View The London Olympics For Free

Where To View The London Olympics For Free

A guide to the best free views of the Olympics With millions of Olympics tickets sold almost instantly to sports fans around the globe, many are left without a chance of seeing the sporting events unfold this summer. However, there are a select number of locations to watch the events, which are completely free. This […]

July 23, 2012 | By | Reply More
Five Ways to Add a Bit of Royal Windsor To Your London Holiday

Five Ways to Add a Bit of Royal Windsor To Your London Holiday

Have a Royal Windsor experience this summer The official Diamond Jubilee celebrations may have passed, but the Queen is still enjoying her Jubilee year making 2012 the perfect time to enjoy a royal-themed holiday. Windsor, with its famous castle and long royal associations, has plenty to entertain fans of Great Britain’s best-known family. Here’s how […]

July 10, 2012 | By | Reply More
An Unexpected Passion For London Musicals

An Unexpected Passion For London Musicals

I’d always been told that a visit to London isn’t complete without seeing a show. I couldn’t understand why so many friends were so keen on “theatre shows”, by which they meant, musicals. I always thought they weren’t for me. That has all changed. The drama snob My idea of an exciting theatre trip had […]

June 14, 2012 | By | Reply More
England’s Popular Train Journeys – Explore Britain By Rail

England’s Popular Train Journeys – Explore Britain By Rail

Travelling throughout Britain is getting harder and more expensive with rising fuel costs and busy motorways, but there is a much easier way to travel – by Britain’s extensive train service.  Travelling in this way can mean increased comfort and the whole family will be less stressed.  There is no shortage of places served by […]

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London Guide – How To Visit London On The Cheap

London Guide – How To Visit London On The Cheap

Our London Guide is all about keeping money in your pocket and helping your enjoy this intriguing city while doing London On The Cheap. People often think of a London vacation as a trip that requires a lot of money, but a successful trip to London can actually be had on a shoestring budget. London […]

April 23, 2012 | By | Reply More
Beware! Bogus UK Olympics Booking Sites Are On The Rise

Beware! Bogus UK Olympics Booking Sites Are On The Rise

Many will travel to the UK for the London 2012 Olympic Games only to find that they have been swindled by bogus booking sites – don’t let this happen to you! You know what they say: “One rotten apple spoils the whole barrel”. And with the Olympics 2012 just around the corner, it seems a lot […]

February 28, 2012 | By | Reply More
Best of London’s West End Threatre For Spring and Summer 2012

Best of London’s West End Threatre For Spring and Summer 2012

2012 looks set to be an exciting year in London, with the buzz building up to the Olympics in July. The theatre world is no exception, with a number of exciting productions being announced for the West End. If you’re planning a trip to London, seeing a musical or play in the West End is […]

February 20, 2012 | By | Reply More
World’s Top Concert Destinations To Rock Your Summer Vacation

World’s Top Concert Destinations To Rock Your Summer Vacation

Some concert aficionados appreciate more than just whatever band or artist is on stage at the moment. Sometimes it is about the venue itself. It’s not strictly about acoustics either. An argument can be made that a true concert experience is the atmosphere of the venue and the surroundings. No matter how far technology has […]

February 13, 2012 | By | Reply More
London Nightlife Goes Retro With Swinging Blitz Parties

London Nightlife Goes Retro With Swinging Blitz Parties

The 1930s and 1940s might seem like an unlikely era to emulate when it comes to partying, but the combination of swing music, kitsch Union Jack-bedecked decor and the chance to dress up in polka dots, stockings and pin-up icon make-up provide a hip escape from the monotony of daily life and drum and bass music! From cabaret bars to big band dances and interactive cinema, here’s a brief introduction to the retro revival evoking the romantic spirit of Blitz-era London.

January 27, 2012 | By | Reply More
8 Rockin’ Hostels That Treat You Like Family On Christmas & New Years Eve

8 Rockin’ Hostels That Treat You Like Family On Christmas & New Years Eve

Make the most of your end-of-year holidays and spend Christmas and New Year’s Eve abroad. As well as the big city celebrations around the world, some hostels have also arranged parties on-site to create a friendly and festive atmosphere. Party where you’re sleeping and there will be no expensive taxis home or late night waits for the bus.

December 16, 2011 | By | Reply More
Dazzling London Theatre Performances At Christmas Time

Dazzling London Theatre Performances At Christmas Time

Winter is the perfect time to visit the ‘big smoke’ with the numerous shopping streets selling everything from sweaters to mulled wine, and for its historic and infamous Theatreland. The options of shows are boundless, with classic musicals such as Wicked, Billy Elliot and The Phantom of the Opera being permanent fixtures in the city, as well as long-lasting plays like Mousetrap and The Woman In Black. If you are looking to see a show that is directly geared towards Christmas, however, then here are some to check out.

November 28, 2011 | By | Reply More
Three Major Airlines Put Europe On Sale

Three Major Airlines Put Europe On Sale

To celebrate the one-year anniversary of their joint transatlantic partnership, British Airways, American Airlines and Iberia Airlines have launched a terrific winter sale. British Airways is quoting fares as low as $86* round-trip from New York (and major east coast airports) to London.

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5 Outragous Destinations for a Stag (Bachelor Party) Weekend

5 Outragous Destinations for a Stag (Bachelor Party) Weekend

If you’re planning a stag weekend (a.k.a bachelor party), you want it to be a once in a lifetime experience. Don’t bother following the crowd and visiting the same destinations, hitting up the same bars and beaches as all your friends have. You only get married once–so make your stag weekend unforgettable!

July 6, 2011 | By | Reply More
Take A Ferry-Cruise From England To Holland, Belgium and Beyond

Take A Ferry-Cruise From England To Holland, Belgium and Beyond

Being an island nation our seafaring past is still evident in our ferry ports and the numbers of people who choose to travel to the continent by ferry. The ferries are used for day trips to the continent, two night mini cruise getaways, or simply to transport holidaymakers and their cars across the sea ready for the onward journey to their holiday destination. Travelers going to Holland, Belgium, Germany and even further inland into Europe can do so from Hull.

June 1, 2011 | By | Reply More
Favorite Cheap High-Quality Hotels in Top European Cities

Favorite Cheap High-Quality Hotels in Top European Cities

We’ve selected our favorite inexpensive accommodations in three of our favorite European destinations, London, Paris and Budapest to help you stretch your vacation budget. When you think about the term ‘cheap accommodation’, what comes to mind? Visions of dingy shared hostel dorms with iron bunk beds and thirty people to each bathroom? Subsistence meals from […]

January 24, 2011 | By | Reply More
6 of London’s Best Hidden Attractions

6 of London’s Best Hidden Attractions

The dilemma for visitors to London is that by the time they’ve enjoyed the ‘must see’ attractions, they’re left with little time to experience the hidden gems that the city has to offer. Beyond the historical buildings, markets and West End theatre, there is a vast number of lesser known sites of interest that can […]

October 6, 2010 | By | Reply More
Step Inside The Circle – Stonehenge Special Access Tours

Step Inside The Circle – Stonehenge Special Access Tours

It has been many decades since visitors have been allowed to approach the famous standing stones at Stonehenge, let alone enter their midst and feel the power of past civilizations.  We all make the pilgrimage west from London to experience the moment when Stonehenge emerges before us on the Salisbury Plain.   Although the A344 will […]

October 3, 2010 | By | Reply More
Cupcake Camps – For The Love of a Luscious Little Treat

Cupcake Camps – For The Love of a Luscious Little Treat

The cupcake craze has swept the world faster than tales of Lyndsay Lohan’s latest rehab relapse.  Who could predict when Carrie and Miranda first visited Magnolia Bakery to indulge in cupcakes and gossip, it would start a petite cake renaissance that would reverberate to distant shores and neighborhood stores.  Even the Food Network is pushing […]

August 10, 2010 | By | Reply More
Tour The Interior Of Buckingham Palace This Summer

Tour The Interior Of Buckingham Palace This Summer

Special tours of the interior of Buckingham Palace take place this summer from the last week in July until the end of September.  (When the Queen and family are not at home of course.)  These seasonal tours explore 19 elaborate  state rooms where you’ll view lavish ceremonial rooms, exquisite art collections, ceremonial robes and jewels, […]

July 1, 2010 | By | Reply More