London Museums – Some Interesting Small Museums

London

London’s interesting small museums: London is full of interesting museums and galleries that cover almost every conceivable subject matter.   The British Museum alone is said to hold 1.5 million objects in its collection and it would take a lifetime to see them all. But London also has a range of small museums that rarely […]

Interesting Facts about London

Tower Bridge Opening for Cruise Ship

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 not know about London and which you can check out on […]

Camden Market | Camden Lock

Camden Market, London

Camden is six markets rolled into one: Camden is famous the world over for its market and when you visit Camden, you’re in fact visiting six different markets. The collection of the six markets make Camden the largest street market in the U.K. The sprawling market attracts both Londoners as well as overseas visitors and […]

Remember Remember the 5th of November – Guy Fawkes Day

Bonfire Night - London

The 5th of November is Guy Fawkes Day – Remember, Remember the 5th of November: The 5th of November is Guy Fawkes Day or Bonfire Night or Fireworks Night in Britain and all around the country you’ll find Bonfire Night festivities and massive firework displays. This British tradition dates back to the Gunpowder Plot of […]

Where to Shop in London

London Shopping

London Shopping – Tips on Where to Shop in London: Hey big spenders, pack your Euros, Dollars, Dinars, Yen, Gold or whatever currency you hold and head to London. With Sterling still trundling along its recessionary journey, international visitors can indulge in some excellent-value retail therapy shopping in London. Westfield London This is the London’s […]

Neal’s Yard – A Fabulous Cheese Shop in Borough Market

Neal's Yard Dairy, London

Neal’s Yard Dairy – A Fabulous Cheese Shop in Borough Market: Borough Market is on our list of places to visit today, but our timing went a little askew and we arrive to find a pretty shut market.  The day would have ended on a highly disappointing note, except that on leaving the market hall […]

A Charming Waterside Cafe in Little Venice

Little Venice

THE WATERSIDE CAFE IS SET IN A NARROWBOAT IN THE IDYLLIC LITTLE VENICE: Shortly after arriving at Little Venice, we spot the Waterside Cafe. This idyllic cafe is situated on a narrowboat moored in picture-postcard Little Venice at the junction of the Grand Union and Regent’s Canals. Decorated with baskets of hanging flowers, the charming […]

Canal Cruises and Canal Holidays – Regents Canal

Canal Boat Cruises, Regent's Canal

Take a canal cruise along the historic Regents Canal: The Regent’s Canal runs from the Limehouse Basin in East London’s Docklands to Little Venice in north-west London’s Maida Vale. You can do canal cruises on the prettiest and most interesting section of the canal – between Camden Lock and Little Venice. Canal Cruise Operators Jenny […]

Regent’s Canal – Popular for its Boating Holidays

Regent's Canal, London

The Regent’s Canal is One of London’s Best-Kept Secrets: To say that the Regent’s Canal is one of the best-kept secrets in London is no exaggeration. I’ve been travelling to London since the 1990′s and yet this year is the first time that I’m visiting this Canal with nearly 200 years of history. The nine-mile […]

London Restaurants | Strada London Italian Restaurant

Strata Italian Restaurant

Dinner with a View: It’s always tricky knowing where to go for meals when you’re travelling.   So, when our friends Neil and Linda suggested that it’s nice having dinner at the Strada restaurant where you can have a beautiful night view of the Tower Bridge and the River Thames, we were thankful for their […]