Drinking Tea In London

Tea in London

Tea is synonomous the world over as the drink of Britain and for many visitors to London enjoying a cup of tea is one of the activities they have planned, whether they drink tea normally or not. Some will go for a traditional afternoon tea, offered by many hotels and restaurants and at an enormous … Read more

The London Docks Tour

Free Tours The market for ‘free’ walking tours is an established one these days and offered in many cities across the globe. One of the leading companies offering this in London is Free Tours By Foot who offer a range of tours from the expected ‘see the big sites and sights’ through to some themed … Read more

St Dunstan In The East : City Oasis

St Dunstan In The East

Just a short walk from either Tower Hill Station or The Monument St Dunstan In The East is a surprising and magical delight. While I wouldn’t suggest anybody makes a special trip to visit if you are out and about around the city and can spare half an hour a visit will be well rewarded. … Read more

Tower Bridge 125th Birthday Celebrations

Tower Bridge

The iconic bridge turns 125 on June 30th 2019 and is planning some special events to mark it. The 30th June 1894 was the date that the Prince and Princess of Wales officially opened Tower Bridge. The future King Edward VII would have undoubtedly approved of the planned Birthday celebrations which gives both Londoners and … Read more

50 free things to do in London

London City Hall

London is a large city packed full of attractions, sites and sights, almost regardless of your interests you could fill a day with things to do. Admission tickets, food, drink, travel, all these things can soon start to add up though so I’ve decided to try and help. I’ve compiled a list of 50 things … Read more

Borough Market, the king of markets

Borough Market

Loved by Londoners and tourists alike Borough Market is a busy, frenetic experience of quality and diverse produce. Serving Southwark for over 1000 years, yes 1000, Borough Market doesn’t rest on it’s laurels and is at the forefront of sustainable living. None of the waste goes into landfill and surplus foodstuffs are either passed on … Read more

Musical London

David Bowie Mural, Brixton

11 sites to see in London that are part of it’s musical history London has a rich history when it comes to rock and pop music and many tourists enjoy seeking out spots from album covers or famous photos. Of course there are also homes and venues that can be seen and in some cases … Read more

The Museum Of London Docklands.

A great medium sized museum centred around East London, the docks and world trade including a terrific area for kids. London is full of museums, many world renowned and so I would see little point in me including those here. There are also a number of smaller museums and some very small and devoted to … Read more