Category: London

Black Cab Tours London

The London black cab is as quintessentially British as the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben. The black cab is the first thing to notice when arriving in the City.  The recognisable taxis have appeared in a thousand of films over the years.  James Bond, Doctor Who and Sherlock Holmes have all used the iconic…

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History of London in 1000 words

Roman London London was born in 50 AD, known then as Londinium.  It was founded by the Romans after they invaded.  Ostorius Scapula was the Roman Governor and with his orders a permanent base was built on the north bank. They built a bridge over the Thames and built a port. Queen Boudicca invaded Londinium…

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8 Unusual Places to Visit in London

Visiting London? Fancy taking in some of the more quirky places this great city has to offer. Below are 8 of the more quirky places to visit for those looking for something a little different. Cahoots If you fancy a drink on the underground after a hard day of sightseeing, Cahoots tube themed cocktail bar…

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Quirky Things To Do In London

Sure, when you visit London there are all the usual things that you can do, such as visit Buckingham Palace (no, you don’t actually get to go inside), go shopping in Oxford Street or Bond Street, visit the British Museum, go to Madame Tussaud’s, or see the Houses of Parliament, but wouldn’t it be much…

Westminster Tour

Westminster in London has been hitting the headlines for all the wrong reasons lately. The Westminster terrorist attack in March shook the nation as we learned that a man drove his hired car into pedestrians on the pavement along the south side of Westminster Bridge and Bridge Street. His selfish actions injured 50 people and…

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Where to Start When Visiting London

If you’re planning a trip to London you will be spoilt for places to visit.   The diverse capital is the largest cities in Europe with a population of over 8 million. The city has plenty to offer everyone, so whether  you’re interested in the arts, architecture, entertainment or fashion you will find plenty to do…

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London’s Secret Attractions

“The best bribe which London offers to the imagination, is, that, in such a vast variety of people and conditions, one can believe there is room for persons of romantic character to exist, and that the poet, the mystic, and the hero may hope to confront their counterparts” – Ralph Waldo Emerson Strange Facts About London…


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