Great British Beer Festival 2014 – London

GBBF

900 Real Ales and Ciders at the CAMRA Great British Beer Festival at London Olympia: If the promise of 900 real ales, ciders, perries and foreign beers sounds like a good enough reason to visit London, then plan your travel to London for early August!  The annual Great British Beer Festival (GBBF), Britain’s biggest beer […]

Hampton Court Flower Show 2014

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

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. Organized by the Royal Horticultural Society, the Hampton Court Flower Show is the […]

Claiming VAT Refund at London Heathrow is an Endurance Test

Heathrow Terminal 3

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 […]

BBC Proms – Proms 2014

BBC Proms - Proms 2011

BBC Proms 2014 – The World’s Greatest Classical Music Festival in London The BBC Proms is back. Regarded as the world’s greatest classical music festival, the BBC Proms is doing its 120th year.  And, the event remains true to its original aim, which is to present the widest possible range of music, performed to the […]

Christmas in London: Things to See and Do at Christmas

Christmas Lights in London

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 decorated Christmas stores bursting with temptations, Christmas […]

Christmas Carols and Classical Concerts in London 2012

Christmas Carols

Enjoy your Favourite Christmas Carols at One of the Many London Venues: Alongside fairy lights, Christmas trees and festive foods there’s nothing that gets you into the festive spirit like your favourite Christmas carols. Many of London’s major concert venues stage special Christmas concerts which feature world-famous singers and orchestras, as well as singalong shows […]

Get The Most Spectacular View of London from The Shard

Shard London Bridge

Get 360° View of London From The Shard, The Newest London Tower: A new and towering addition to the skyline of London is The Shard, the city’s latest iconic landmark building. The Shard is also referred to as the Shard London Bridge, London Bridge Tower or Shard of Glass. At a height of 310m (1,016ft), […]

The Mayor’s Thames Festival 2012

Mayor's Thames Festival

Mayor’s Thames Festival 2012 – A Celebration of London and Its Iconic River: London’s largest free festival, the annual Mayor’s Thames Festival, takes place on September 8 & 9 all along the Thames.  The 2012 Festival will be one unforgettable event as it celebrates the closing weekend of the London 2012 Games and London’s final […]

Unusual London Museums

Brunel Museum London

Quirky London: Unusual London Museums: For anyone on the hunt for knowledge, London is full of wonderful museums that will keep any visitor busy for many lifetimes. The British Museum alone has a hoard of treasures which include some 1.5 million objects, spanning two million years of history. But for those whose interests lie with […]

Twinings on the Strand

Twinings on 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. Refreshing and exotic tea blends like Earl […]