Category Archives: London Getaways

Head to London for some Christmas shopping

The Christmas hamper ads are appearing on the telly and the festive songs are starting to play on the radio, so it can only mean one thing – the holiday season is just around the corner. This means it's time … Continue reading

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Wallaby spotted in Highgate Cemetery

London is home to a huge number of famous residents – both living and dead – and anyone interested in paying a visit to one of the city's most famous dwellers could be in for a real surprise. That's because … Continue reading

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London: East End vs West End

Even if you're unfamiliar with London's geography, chances are you will have heard of the East End and the West End, with each of these areas being famous for very different reasons. Although the exact boundaries that define where the … Continue reading

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Record number of tourists flock to London in first half of 2013

With London hosting the 2012 Olympic Games, no one was surprised to see a particularly high number of foreign visitors set foot in the capital last year, although the fact that the city has continued to receive record volumes of … Continue reading

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Enjoy some great live music in London

London is known around the world for being one of the best cities on the planet for live music, with some truly spectacular and even legendary concert venues located in the capital. The O2 Arena, for example, currently sells more … Continue reading

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London’s top street parties

Street parties are something of an English tradition, with ingredients like bunting, Pimm's and lemonade and all manner of cakes helping to create a wonderfully British festive atmosphere. While these sorts of events are typically reserved for special occasions, such … Continue reading

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London’s top nightlife spots

If you're planning a trip to the capital any time soon then there's a good chance you'll be interested in sampling some of London's famous nightlife, although with so many places to choose from it can be hard to know … Continue reading

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October is your last chance to visit some of the UK’s top theme parks

With the summer now sadly over, many of the country's top seasonal attractions are preparing to close their doors until spring, which is why anyone who hasn't visited some of the south-east's best theme parks might want to think about … Continue reading

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Kids go free at the Shard View this half term

If you're planning a trip to the capital over the October half term and are on the lookout for an experience that will really bring the city to life, then checking out the view from the top of the Shard … Continue reading

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Discover some of London’s most haunted buildings

With Halloween just around the corner there are a host of wonderful spooky events taking place throughout the capital this month, although if you'd rather go on your own ghost tour of London then there is no shortage of haunted … Continue reading

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Take a tour of London’s top sporting venues

London is home to some of the most iconic sporting venues in the world, and as such has become something of a mecca for sports fans around the world. While getting tickets to a top event such as Premiership football … Continue reading

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Have a mean time in Greenwich this half term

If you're looking for somewhere interesting to go with the kids in London this October half term, why not take them to Greenwich? Not only is this one of the most significant spots in the capital – being the point … Continue reading

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