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A Brief History of Paddington

A Brief History of Paddington

Paddington is a delightfully vibrant corner of London. Perched just above Hyde Park with easy access to the rest of the city and rail links to the rest of the … Continue reading →

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Rugby World Cup 2015 fixtures in London

Rugby World Cup 2015 fixtures in London

Sports fans from around the world will head to the UK this autumn for the eagerly-awaited Rugby World Cup 2015. Between September 18th and October 31st, the top 20 nations … Continue reading →

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Check in! Top tips for passing airport security

Check in! Top tips for passing airport security

Whether you’re coming to stay at one of the luxury hotels in Park Lane, or a budget hostel designed for backpackers, the same principle applies. To enter the UK … Continue reading →

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Getting Around London

Getting Around London

London is vast and sprawling and disorganised. There are side alleys off side alleys and roads that twist and wind every which way around the city. Getting around the city … Continue reading →

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The Oyster Explained

The Oyster Explained

London’s pretty huge and its public transport system is correspondingly complex. It all begins with the Oyster card. Getting one is essential for life and travel in London, but why, … Continue reading →

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Prime Shopping near Marble Arch

Prime Shopping near Marble Arch

One of the best things about staying in the Marble Arch area is the prime shopping it gives you access to. London’s West End is famous for its fashion outlets … Continue reading →

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An Introduction to Marble Arch

An Introduction to Marble Arch

The Marble Arch area is an exciting and interesting place to spend your time.On one side you have elegant tree lined streets, terraced houses, and Hyde Park; and on the … Continue reading →

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Free Fun in London

Free Fun in London

Spending time in London is incredible, but unfortunately it is quite often expensive. Travel, drinks, even food, are all well above the European and American average.If you are low on … Continue reading →

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Old Deer Park: One of London’s finest open spaces

Old Deer Park is an expansive open space on the outskirts of London that plays host to a wealth of sporting events.

Stretching over a 147-hectare site, although more than … Continue reading →

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Enjoy the churches in the City of London

Churches have long been a major part of the London landscape, as these creations not only offer a place for quiet reflection, but are also architecturally stunning.

This means visitors … Continue reading →

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Top London sightseeing bus routes

Sightseeing bus tours have grown in popularity in recent years, with nearly every major city now offering at least one.

These tours, which typically operate a hop-on, hop-off policy, will … Continue reading →

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A guide to the best sculptures in London

London is one of the world’s most popular tourist destinations because of the mix of cultural activities it can offer visitors.

Leading art galleries, Michelin-starred restaurants and world-class sporting facilities … Continue reading →

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