Monthly Archives: April 2016

Hampton Court Palace: an exquisite treasure trove on London’s doorstep

Hampton Court Palace: an exquisite treasure trove on London’s doorstep

A fantastically fine building that last year celebrated its fifth centenary (yes, that means it’s 501 years old!), Hampton Court Palace is a true jewel of Britain’s heritage. Originally built by King Henry VIII’s right-hand-man Cardinal Wolsey, before the latter … Continue reading

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Discover London: 5 things you must explore in the UK capital

Discover London: 5 things you must explore in the UK capital

If you’re planning a trip to London, it may be an idea to draw up a brief itinerary of what you’re going to do each day. Really, you might ask? Well, yes, because truly there’s so much to explore and … Continue reading

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Kensington lore: what to see and do in the elegant London district

Kensington lore: what to see and do in the elegant London district

Many of London’s different areas are worth visiting – and staying in – should you be visiting the UK capital, but few offer the elegance, beauty and variety of attractions to be found in the upmarket, nay salubrious Kensington. Here … Continue reading

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Hit for six: half a dozen reasons why foreigners love to visit London

Hit for six: half a dozen reasons why foreigners love to visit London

To quote one of the UK’s most legendary Prime Ministers, the 19th Century political giant Benjamin Disraeli, ‘London is a roost for every bird’. He was right, of course; this city in the south-east corner of a small island off … Continue reading

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All About Royal Ascot

Although races take place at Ascot throughout the year, there is a 5 day period during the month of June which is known as ‘Royal Ascot’ and it is to this special meeting that thousands of people and spectators are … Continue reading

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5 places to visit on your second trip to London…

There’s nothing like your first time visiting London.  From the vibrant and diverse mix of communities to the world class attractions, there is so much going on, and so much to see and do that you are literally spoiled for … Continue reading

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Accessible London

We know that it can be a time of worry when you are thinking about visiting a new city for the first time when you have limited mobility.  It’s difficult to know whether train stations, hotels and attractions will be … Continue reading

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Best Music Festivals in London this Summer

When it comes to music festivals in London, you will find that you are pretty spoiled for choice.  There are festivals taking place all through the year but there is something about the summer festivals which just bring a little … Continue reading

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Top Tips for Summer Festivals

The festival scene is currently booming with each summer season seemingly bringing a whole host of new and exciting festivals to get involved with.  Whether you are a seasoned festival goer or a first timer, we have gathered together some … Continue reading

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