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The Goring Hotel - London

The Goring – A Hotel Fit for Royalty

The Goring Hotel Goes Down in History as the Chosen Hotel: There are plenty of luxury hotels in London, but The Goring goes down in history as the hotel chosen by Kate Middleton's family for their pre-wedding stay.  The Middletons hired the whole hotel to accommodate their family and friends … [Read More...]

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Things to see

Christmas Lights in London

Christmas in London: Things to See and Do at Christmas

Christmas in London: London Lights, Winter Wonderland, Christmas Markets and Events: There's plenty to see and do in London on any given day of the year, but at Christmas time when the temperature takes a dive, visitors to London are in for a treat. Christmas lights, carols, beautifully … [Read More...]

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Shopping

Heathrow Terminal 3

Claiming VAT Refund at London Heathrow is an Endurance Test

How to Claim VAT Refund at London Heathrow and How Long Does it Take: Claiming your VAT Refund at London Heathrow is an endurance test! From the time we joined the VAT Refund queue to when we actually wound our way to the counter for our claim to be processed and paid, it took us two hours. And … [Read More...]

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Eating & Drinking

Twinings on Strand

Twinings on the Strand

Twinings Has Been at 216 Strand London since 1706: Walking along the Strand, the two Chinamen and lion sitting above the front entrance of the Twinings shop caught my eye. Ah, Twinings tea, the trusted tea  brand that I and millions of tea connoisseurs around the world drink everyday. … [Read More...]

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Getting around

Gatwick Train Tickets

Airport Transfers: To and From Gatwick Airport (LGW)

Gatwick Airport:  Travel To and From Gatwick Airport: Gatwick Airport, or London Gatwick as it was previously known, is the second largest of the five London airports. Gatwick is about 45.7 km south of London. With over 32 million passengers passing through its two terminals, Gatwick ranks … [Read More...]

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Useful Facts

Tower Bridge Opening for Cruise Ship

Interesting Facts about London

Ten Interesting Facts to Check in London: Most people know that the Queen lives at Buckingham Palace, Liverpool was home to the Beatles and the River Thames is the longest river in England. But here is a selection of interesting facts that you may … [Read More...]

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News & Events

Hampton Court Flower Show - Credit: Jon-Enoch / VisitBritain

Hampton Court Flower Show 2013

Hampton Court Flower Show: The UK's Largest Flower Show at Hampton Court Palace : Hampton Court Palace, to the south west of London, is the venue for many events and one of the most popular is the annual Hampton Court Palace Flower Show. … [Read More...]

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