The Best Afternoon Tea in London

Afternoon Tea at the Palm Court / Visit Britain

For the Best Afternoon Tea in London, You Can’t Go Past the Tea Guild’s Award: In today’s high-speed society, taking afternoon tea, in the tradition that it used to be enjoyed in the 19th century, is a luxury that few people can afford.  Gone are the days when according to a Noel Coward song “… […]

Afternoon Tea Royale to Celebrate A Royal Wedding

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An Afternoon Tea at The Langham London to Commemorate the Royal Wedding: Haven’t received your invitation to the Royal Wedding yet?  Not to worry, all is not lost, you can still join in the celebrations of HRH Prince William to Kate Middleton in a special afternoon tea at The Langham, London. Throughout the month of […]

Joan Miró Comes to the Tate Modern

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The Tate Modern Holds its First Major Retrospective of Joan Miró in 50 Years: Tate Modern is to hold London’s first major retrospective of Joan Miró for almost 50 years. The exhibition titled “Joan Miró: The Ladder of Escape” will draw on collections from around the world to represent the breadth of Miró’s artwork. The […]

Dinosaurs Unleashed at The O2 in London

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Dinosaurs Unleashed – The UK’s Largest Animatronic Dinosaur Adventure at the O2: Dinosaurs last roamed Earth 65 million years ago. Now they’re back! Unleashed at The O2 from 18th February 2011. Dinosaurs Unleashed is the UK’s largest animatronic dinosaur adventure.  Featuring more than 22 life-size dinosaurs, a prehistoric aquarium, real and replica fossils and interactives […]

Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese – Famous for its Literary Clientele

Historic London Pub

Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese – A Historic London Pub Associated with Many Literary Figures: As far as historic London pubs go, Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese couldn’t be more historic. It is one of a number of London pubs to have been rebuilt shortly after the Great Fire of London in 1666 – the former inn […]

Dr Johnson’s House – Once Home of Samuel Johnson

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Dr Johnson’s House Was Where Samuel Johnson Completed His Dictionary: Samuel Johnson or Dr Johnson as he was often referred to, is famous as the man who wrote the first modern comprehensive dictionary – the Samuel Johnson Dictionary of the English Language which was published in 1755. Samuel Johnson was born in 1709 in Lichfield […]

Southbank Book Market – A London Book Market

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The Southbank Book Market is London’s Best Kept Book Shopping Secret: We came across the Southbank Book Market on our London Walk and were impressed by the sheer size of this outdoor second hand book market. London is a book lover’s heaven and this Riverside Walk Book Market has got to be one of London’s […]

The Anchor – A Historic and Popular London Pub

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The Anchor – A Popular and Historic London Pub in Bankside: We came across The Anchor pub on our way to the Golden Hinde and were attracted by its bright red window frames and pretty floral decorations. Little did I know then that this is one of London’s most famous riverside pubs and a historic […]

Albert Memorial – A Tribute to the Memory of Prince Albert

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The Albert Memorial Is One of the Grandest High-Victorian Gothic Extravaganzas Existing: On a bright and sunny London day, the Albert Memorial, with its golden statue of Prince Albert and gilded spire, glow like a beacon in the summer sky.  This London memorial was built to make an impression and has been described as ‘one […]

HMS Belfast – A London Naval Museum

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HMS Belfast – A Naval Museum Managed By The Imperial War Museum: Moored on the River Thames in London is the HMS Belfast, a Royal Navy cruiser which is now a naval museum and part of the property of the Imperial War Museum. Built in Belfast and launched on St. Patrick’s Day in 1938, HMS […]