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 […]

A M&M Experience in Leicester Square

M&M London

M&M, The World’s Biggest Chocolate Brand Has Arrived in London: If the colourful M&M chocolate buttons were part of your childhood treats and you haven’t outgrown them, the good news is that M&M’S World Store has arrived in the heart of London. M&M Stores M&M’S World Stores in the States are hugely popular and every […]

Fortnum & Mason – Grocers to British Royalty

Fortnum & Mason

Fortnum & Mason is Recognized the World Over for its Quality Foods: Like Harrods and Harvey Nichols, Fortnum & Mason is an iconic British department store that is recognized the world over for its quality foods. Fortnum is situated at 181 Piccadilly and this is where the store has been located since 1707 when William […]

Southbank Book Market – A London Book Market

Southbank Book Market © Travel Signposts

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 […]

Visiting the Famous London Markets

Wheels of Cheese © Travel Signposts..

Things To Do in London – Visit One of the Specialty London Markets: For a shopping and sightseeing experience that’s a little different from the usual tourist trail, head for one of the many specialty London markets on your London holiday. The food markets in London are fascinating places to visit and even if you’re […]

Seven Dials – Covent Garden's Hidden Shopping Village

Seven Dials, Covent Garden © Travel Signposts

Seven Dials is the Pillar with Six Sundials and Also Refers to the Surrounding Neighbourhood: In the upper corner of Covent Garden is a junction where seven streets converge.  Seven Dials, a pillar with six sundials, marks the crossroads with the central spike supposedly representing the seventh dial. Seven Dials also informally refers to the […]

A Visit to London's Famous Portobello Market

Portobello Markets © Travel Signposts

Portobello Market – A London Market That’s Extremely Popular  with Tourists: It may be crowded and a little chaotic on weekends, but London’s Portobello Market is a fun place to visit, especially for visitors who love wondering through street markets. Portobello Market is of course one of the most famous street markets in the world. […]

Harrods – The World’s Favourite Department Store

Harrods London

Harrods – The store that promises ‘Everything to Everybody Everywhere': A household name in the U.K. and all over the world the Harrods brand is much sought after by many first-time visitors to London. Whether it be a Harrods Winnie-the-Pooh bear, a Harrods mug or a Harrods shopping bag, many tourists desire something from Harrods […]

Belts and Buckles – London Shopping

Belts and Buckles at Elliot Rhodes

At Elliot Rhodes, Belts are a key to dressing with style and individuality: If belts and buckles are your fetish, then one store you’d want to visit on your London holidays is Elliot Rhodes. We happen upon Elliot Rhodes during our exploration of the streets of Covent Garden. Today’s walk around Covent Garden is not […]

London Shopping – London's Department Stores

London Department Stores..

London’s department stores are famous the world over. If you’re aiming to do some London shopping, there’s plenty to spend your money on at these London shops.