Category: England

January 31, 2009

Hot Cross Buns and "The Widow's Son" – English Pub Names

Filed under: England,Things to Do - London - 31 Jan 2009

Lord Moon of the Mall, Queens Head & Artichoke, Pig & Whistle, Olde Trip to Jerusalem and Mad Bishop & Bear – When travelling around England, one of the things that will certainly grab your attention is the …

January 29, 2009

Cooper's Hill Cheese Rolling Festival – the Cotswolds

Filed under: Cotswolds,England - 29 Jan 2009

Would you like to win a round of Double Gloucester cheese?  Do you have what it takes to win this cheese?  Are you prepared to risk a few broken bones, sprained ankles or concussion to win this prize? …

December 7, 2008

What's on in London on New Year's Day – Lord Mayor's Parade

Filed under: England,London - 07 Dec 2008

New Year’s Day celebrations in London kicks off each year with the Lord Mayor’s Parade. This huge 3-hour parade starts at 12 noon in Parliament Square and finishes at Berkeley Street on Piccadilly. The Parade takes the following …

December 2, 2008

London on Sale!

Filed under: England,London - 02 Dec 2008

Remember all those Christmases when you’ve bought expensive presents for friends and family, only to find that they’ve been marked down by 50% one day after Christmas!  How infuriating it is that just one day makes all the difference …

November 25, 2008

Trafalgar Square & Charing Cross Hotels – New Year's Eve stay

Filed under: London,Travel Tips - 25 Nov 2008

London is a popular destination for New Year’s Eve celebrations, especially amongst the younger crowd.  It’s New Year’s Eve fireworks and countdown to the New Year are world famous and London is now firmly established as one of …

November 19, 2008

Best Western Mostyn Hotel, London – Hotel Review

Filed under: London,Travel Tips - 19 Nov 2008

London is an expensive city when it comes to finding good central hotel accommodation and this is especially so when your home currency is at a huge discount to the British Pound.
A Lucky Find at the Mostyn Hotel
You can sometimes …

November 16, 2008

Christmas Lights in Oxford Street, London

Filed under: Christmas in Europe,London - 16 Nov 2008

The Oxford Street Christmas lights are among the most famous in the world, and each year thousands of people come to the West End over the Christmas and the New Year period to admire the lights and soak …

August 12, 2008

Navigating Heathrow Airport – London

Filed under: England,Travel Tips - 12 Aug 2008

If you’re not a frequent visitor to London, navigating London Heathrow Airport can be daunting.  Having just been through Singapore Changi Airport, the process from going from one terminal to another is so simple.  Hop on the very …

February 12, 2008

Pump Rooms – Roman Baths, Bath, England

Filed under: Bath - England,Britain & Ireland,England - 12 Feb 2008

To experience the elegance of the traditional English tearooms of the past, a visit to the Pump Room will provide a glimpse of what this social centre was like for the aristocrats in the 18th century. …

February 9, 2008

Roman Baths – Bath, England

Filed under: Bath - England,Britain & Ireland,England - 09 Feb 2008

Roman occupation of Britain lasted for 350 years and during this period great forts, walls, towns and roads were built.  Bath was one of the main towns established by the Romans and the Roman Baths, or Aquae Sulis, …

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