Tower Bridge – A Victorian Engineering Marvel

London Tower Bridge

A Symbol of London when it was Built in 1894 and still a London icon today: Built between 1886 and 1894, the Tower Bridge quickly became a symbol of London when it was opened.  Up to this day, this flamboyant piece of Victorian engineering is still one of the grand icons of London. The 224-metre […]

Tower of London – Once a Place to be Feared

Tower of London

The Tower of London is Now Home to The Crown Jewels: Few prisons can claim to be as popular an attraction as the Tower of London – unpleasant for some for over 900 years. Its twenty towersare filled with an ancient tradition of royal blood, armour and jewels and the history to match. The central […]

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 […]

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 […]

Punch Tavern – Fleet Street | London Pubs

Punch Tavern Bar, London

Punch Tavern – 99 Fleet Street: Along the Fleet Street stretch of our London Walk, we come across the Punch Tavern.  As it happens, it’s nearly lunchtime, so this calls for a stop in this heritage London pub which Tony knows very well. The pub was quite empty when we arrived, but from 1:00 p.m, […]