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10 jaw-dropping ski chalets around the world

Ready to hit the slopes? Whether you’re an avid skier or prefer to indulge in the après-ski lifestyle, no winter-weather getaway is complete without the perfect spot to settle in after a long day of activities. To fuel your snow-filled day dreams, Holiday Lettings has rounded up some of the most jaw-dropping rentals in top […]

The UK’s Most Popular Carnivals: Vote For Your Favourite!

It’s party time! Nothing says fun like a colourful carnival and the UK is lucky enough to host a flotilla full. Brightly-coloured costumes, uplifting beats and sizzling street food are definitely worth going on holiday for, so we’ve rounded up some of the best...

Review | Wild Place Project Bristol

I have been an avid fan of Mini Travellers since I first discovered it a year or so ago always being inspired to continue my adventures; now I think it is time to give back. … The post Review | Wild Place Project Bristol appeared first on Mini Travellers -...

L’Azur at Four Seasons Hotel London at Park Lane

A few weeks ago I took a flying visit to Nice for lunch, I felt the sun on my skin, drank champagne and ate delicious Mediterranean food, but it was over all too quickly… and in the evening I was back at Luton airport as if it was all a dream… Fortunately Four...

Czech Wine and Where to Drink it in Prague

While beer is king, there are plenty of fantastic bars in Prague where you’ll be able to taste some of the finest Czech wine. The Czech Republic has a long history of producing the beverage, which dates back to the second century, and it’s becoming increasingly...

19 things to do in Bath with kids

From before the time of the Romans, Bath has been tempting visitors – and if you think that this elegant city isn’t family friendly, think again because there are plenty of things to do in Bath with kids. contains affiliate... The post 19 things to do in Bath...

National Trust, English Heritage and other gardens still open in London for lockdown

While you can take in nature gratis on a walk around any of London’s bountiful green spaces, if you want to guarantee a bit of breathing room – and a change of scene from your local park – then consider one of these smart outdoor...

Exploring The Old Harry Rocks Formation On The Jurassic Coast Of England

On our final morning in the Jurassic Coast, after breakfast similar to the one the day before (see it here), we bade farewell to the Hix Townhouse and hit the road, heading back slowly up to London. We drove by some cute villages but decided this time not to...

Visiting London’s Museum of the Home with kids

There are few more evocative words than ‘home’ – and what home means for us, the images it conjures up, are some of the questions explored on a visit to London’s Museum of the Home with kids. review visit* Newly... The post Visiting London’s Museum of the Home...

Dirty Bones Restaurant in Soho- Instagram Kit

Have you seen the Instagram for Dirty Bones restaurant? If one of their shots of the Mac Daddy burger doesn’t make you drool, there is something seriously wrong with you. And now that I have finally eaten one, I can tell you it IS as good as it looks,...

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Win A Copy of London Black Cab Drivers’ Memoir

Win A Copy of London Black Cab Drivers’ Memoir

Last month we posted an excerpt from David Styles’ memory of the London Black Taxi trade, Everyone is Entitled to My Opinion: A Journey Around a Cabbie’s Capital. You can read it here. This month we’ve got TWO copies to giveaway to two lucky Londontopia readers! To enter, simply fill in the form below and […]

You can try a fish ’n’ chip pizza for two weeks ONLY

You can try a fish ’n’ chip pizza for two weeks ONLY

Collabs can be a great thing. But they can also be a tricky thing. Case in point: in honour of National Pizza Day (which is a thing, apparently, on February 9), some London cooking lunatics have decided to create a fish ’n’ chip pizza. Sounds kind...

Things to do on London’s South Bank with kids

One of my favourite parts of the city to explore, there’s so much to tempt you to London’s South Bank with kids – family attractions galore, the chance to stroll along the Thames, a string of Instagrammable... The post Things to do on London’s South Bank with...

Dylan Coastal Resort Review: My stay at Luxury Lodges

Dylan Coastal Resort Review: My stay at Luxury Lodges

There's a new post on The Travel Hack! Twixmas.  It’s a funny time of year. It’s that week between Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. Each year I picture that week to be cosy and festive. I plan … The post Dylan Coastal Resort Review: My stay at Luxury Lodges...

Everything you need to know about King Charles’s coronation

Everything you need to know about King Charles’s coronation

It’s going to be a three-day spectacle with a religious service followed by two grand processions. Here’s everything we know so far. The post Everything you need to know about King Charles’s coronation appeared first on Golden Tours | Experience London and the...

Two adorable baby porcupines have been born at London Zoo

Two adorable baby porcupines have been born at London Zoo

Who knew that baby porcupines would be so adorable? London Zoo has just welcomed two new arrivals, and their big ears and bewildered little faces will melt your ice-cold heart. Baby porcupines are known as porcupettes (stash that info in your brain, it could...

9 Things to do in Blackpool for Free

9 Things to do in Blackpool for Free

Blackpool is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the UK with so many amazing attractions. However, it is not renowned for being a cheap holiday but it can be made a lot more affordable if you know where to go. Which is why we are sharing these 9...

Packing list for a UK holiday

Packing list for a UK holiday

There's a new post on The Travel Hack! Here’s your ultimate packing list for a UK holiday. If you’re just after the list in bullet point format with no waffle then please scroll to the bottom of this … The post Packing list for a UK holiday appeared first on...

The best things to do in Windsor with kids

Whether your family loves royal history or you’re looking for a great day trip from London, you’ll find more than enough things to do in Windsor with kids to keep everyone entertained. contains affiliate links* The biggest... The post The best things to do in...

Family Day Out in London on the River

Family Day Out in London on the River

Family Day out with MBNA Thames Clippers, Cutty Sark, Rivington Grill and Emirates Airline……Seeing London from a Different Perspective When I was offered the opportunity to visit London with MBNA Clipper, I had some reservations. I don’t live in London so it...

Adventures for families in Southampton

Adventures for families in Southampton

Southampton is a vibrant and lively city on the south coast of England, with plenty of activities, attractions, and regular events that make it a perfect family vacation destination. Whether your family like outdoor adventure, exploring history and culture, or...

Ten Social Media Accounts to Follow for Londonphiles

Ten Social Media Accounts to Follow for Londonphiles

For good or for ill, social media is everywhere these days.  We watch videos on Tiktok and Youtube, post our photos to Instagram, chat via WhatsApp, and keep in touch with our friends using Facebook.  Social media can also be a useful place to find information...

Twist Museum London with kids: review

Trick your eyes, perplex your brain, boggle your senses… a visit to Twist Museum London with kids struck me as the perfect way to spend a rainy January afternoon. contains affiliate links* And judging by my daughter’s... The post Twist Museum London with kids:...

Someone has renamed east London’s tube stations in cockney

Someone has renamed east London’s tube stations in cockney

East Londoners are cracking up at a graphic that has renamed East End tube stations in cockney, ‘as they should be’.  Non-cockneys have been given schooling in the correct pronunciation of stops on the tube (‘Oxo cube’ in cockney...

Pollock’s Toy Museum in London Has Closed Unexpectedly

Pollock’s Toy Museum in London Has Closed Unexpectedly

One of London’s most famous tourist attractions – Pollock’s Toy Museum in central London – has closed its doors unexpectedly. The Toy Museum, located in a beautiful old Georgian building, was a popular tourist attraction, showcasing the history of...

West End theatres might be the next to go on strike

West End theatres might be the next to go on strike

West End performers are the latest Londoners to threaten a strike unless they get a pay rise, as the actors’ union Equity seeks to negotiate a rise of 17 percent this year and 10 percent next year, plus an increase in annual holiday...

Tube and London bus fares to rise by nearly 6% from March

Tube and London bus fares to rise by nearly 6% from March

Passengers using public transport in London face an average hike in fares of 5.9% from March 5 under proposals announced by mayor Sadiq Khan. The plan means the weekly cap for using buses and trams in the capital is set to increase by £1.40 to £24.70. London...