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Best London Blogs 2020 – As Selected by Locals!

Best London Blogs 2020 – As Selected by Locals!

We asked our own London bloggers about their favorite independent London blogs & websites. Here’s a list of their tips in alphabetical order! A Lady in London Are you looking for a local blog with great, fun, and informative articles? A Lady in London is a well-established blog that is based in London and primarily posts […]

A Guide to London’s Historical Ethnic Neighborhoods

A Guide to London’s Historical Ethnic Neighborhoods

London is a socially rich and diverse place, with 44% of the city’s population representing various ethnicities and over 300 languages spoken.  Many areas of the city are inhabited by immigrants and their descendants from all over the world. These neighborhoods...

This Londoner has been creating incredible isolation cakes

This Londoner has been creating incredible isolation cakes

We’ve all got our isolation crutches. For some it’s gin, for others it’s ramen and for many Londoners it’s cake: soft, fluffy, sweet cake that you want to smush your face into until real life returns.   Photograph: Adam's Cakes...

A walk in the Chilterns – walks near Henley

I hope I never take the joy of a long walk in the countryside for granted again. As we wandered under the trees and across fields of sheep on a walk in the Chilterns, I realised afresh just how much... The post A walk in the Chilterns – walks near Henley...

36 Unique Things To Do in London

36 Unique Things To Do in London

We certainly know what Samuel Johnson was getting at when he said “when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.” The city is huge, and there are just so many things to do in London – the...

Bird – Fried chicken and waffles

Bird – Fried chicken and waffles

I always know I am in for a treat at Bird when I see the wet wipes on the table in with the ketchup, mustard and other sauces. The perfect sign that the food here is going to be messy… On all my visits I have only ever had the signature dish of, wait for it –...

Top Five Hidden Beaches in Cornwall

Top Five Hidden Beaches in Cornwall

Cornwall is almost entirely beach, with its rugged coastline stretching from south to north for over 400 miles and no inland area more than 20 miles from the sea. As we Brits fall back in love with the Great British Holiday, many of us will hopefully flock to...

13 Best Things To Do In The Lake District

13 Best Things To Do In The Lake District

There are so many gorgeous national parks in the UK to visit; with the Lake District being one of my favourites! Consisting of around sixteen lakes, there’s a heap of the best things to do in the Lake District that is dotted all across the region.  Honestly, if...

City of London Police Museum – Law & social history

City of London Police Museum – Law & social history

The City of London Police Museum really is an unknown, hidden gem tucked away within the buildings of the Guildhall, where the City of London Corporation is based. Telling the story from when the force was founded in 1839, 10 years after the Metropolitan...

Top Ten Things to See at the London Transport Museum

Top Ten Things to See at the London Transport Museum

Getting around London has been a big deal for centuries.  Going back to the beginning of the 1800s when horse-drawn buses transported everyday citizens and handsome cabs were available for those with more means, transporting Londoners from one point to another...

Signature Brew – Beers amongst the giant barrels

Signature Brew – Beers amongst the giant barrels

Continuing the theme of London breweries opening up on industrial estates, Signature Brew impressed me most on my first visit by its size. Another taproom where you can drink amongst the barrels but this time it is hall-like and to give an idea of the...

Hilarious UK Place Names That Are Actually Worth A Visit

Hilarious UK Place Names That Are Actually Worth A Visit

The UK is filled with fabulous and bizarrely named places and it was pretty difficult keeping this piece short. You might think the towns of Nasty, Booby Dingle and Twatt are only good for a laugh, but the places on this list will not only make you chuckle,...

London Bridge venue Omeara is doing a raffle to raise funds

London Bridge venue Omeara is doing a raffle to raise funds

Since it opened in 2016, Southwark venue Omeara has hosted an eclectic range of artists, from floppy-hatted Scientologist Beck to grime don Skepta, via Laura Marling and Sam Fender. The brainchild of Ben Lovett out of Mumford & Sons, Omeara bucked...

Cask Pub & Kitchen – Award-winning pub

Cask Pub & Kitchen – Award-winning pub

The experts love Cask Pub & Kitchen – southwest London pub of the year, pub of the year, one of the top places to have a beer in the world, the list is endless – and rightly so, for it has 25 taps of cask and keg beers along with four fridges of over 300...

Buckle up! A swanky new drive-in cinema is coming to London

Buckle up! A swanky new drive-in cinema is coming to London

Normally, this would be the time of year when you’d be weighing up which of London’s many star-canopied outdoor screenings to lob your blanket and Prosecco supply at over the summer months. Well, don’t give up those dreams of cinema under the stars just yet,...

10 Very Best Things To Do In Norwich

10 Very Best Things To Do In Norwich

Perched in East Anglia, Norwich is one of the totally gorgeous and historic cities in England to visit. The city is well over 1,000 years old and there’s a heap of the best things to do in Norwich that are nestled all across the city limits. This is exactly why...

Welcome to Rijeka, the European Capital of Culture!

Welcome to Rijeka, the European Capital of Culture!

Welcome to Rijeka, the European Capital of Culture, one of the most interesting European cities this year. This is a message from Rijeka! Opening of the European Capital of Culture Exactly two months ago the city of Rijeka became the first Croatian city to bear...

London Fiver: Five of London’s Strangest Annual Events

London Fiver: Five of London’s Strangest Annual Events

London certainly sees its share of annual parades, festivals, and events from its Carnival to the Lord Mayor’s Show.  Many of them highlight the history and cultural heritage of the city, though some are a little on the weird side.  Certain events in London...

3 London Bars Share Their Must Try Cocktails to Make at Home

3 London Bars Share Their Must Try Cocktails to Make at Home

World Cocktail Day has reared its bleary-eyed head again, and this year we’re going to have to improvise. With all our favourite bars, pubs and restaurants temporarily closed, we teamed up with three of London’s most exciting cocktail bars to get you...

23 Best Places In Scotland To Visit

23 Best Places In Scotland To Visit

Scotland is a stunner of a country to explore! It’s one of those places that you can visit and have totally different experiences, no matter what type of travel you love. This, on top of the fact that there’s a heap of the best places in Scotland that are...

Brockley Market – A perfectly curated weekly market

Brockley Market – A perfectly curated weekly market

Brockley Market is a Southeast London institution, bringing to life a usually uninviting gravel car park each and every Saturday. Standing out as a true gem amongst the myriad of markets in the capital, what sets Brockley Market apart is the expertly curated...