Diamond Jubilee: Regent Street Dressed in its Patriotic Best

Regent Street Will be Dressed in the Union Flag for the Queen's Diamond Jubilee:London's Regent Street is famous the world over for its fashionable shops and some 7.5 million tourists come to the "Mile of Style" each year to see what the latest trends are. This summer, this iconic London … [Read more...]

Fortnum & Mason – Grocers to British Royalty

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 … [Read more...]

Southbank Book Market – A London Book Market

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 … [Read more...]

Seven Dials – Covent Garden's Hidden Shopping Village

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 … [Read more...]

Harrods – The World’s Favourite Department Store

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 … [Read more...]

Belts and Buckles – London Shopping

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 … [Read more...]

London Shopping – London's Department Stores

You can Shop till you Drop at London's Department StoresLondon's department stores are household names in the U.K. as well as being famous the world over. Each of the large London shops has its particular branding and appeal and regular shoppers know to make a bee-line to certain stores for … [Read more...]

Where to Shop in London

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 … [Read more...]