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Meat, Reviewed: Will a lifelong veggie go wild for a doner kebab?

Huw Oliver was a life-long vegetarian until lockdown – not by choice, but out of hippyish family custom. Twenty-five years of no meat. Then he got stuck in a house with a dyed-in-the-wool carnivore. Desperate to inject some sort of excitement into his life, he has decided to cook and eat every available meat for […]

Discovering The Dartmoor Artisan Trail

‘It’s like the scene from Ghost,’ Laura quipped, ‘Just without the romance or skill.’ Ignoring her jibes, I hesitantly pressed the pedal that controlled the slippery red clay – the wobbly mass forming a questionable shape between my hands. This was my first...

6 Foods From Around the World That You Must Try

There are several foods from around the world that you really must try when you are visiting. Source link

10 Things to Do in the Tuscan Countryside

The Tuscan landscape is famous throughout the world, and how better to enjoy it than to get right into it. Here are ten things to do in the Tuscan Countryside if you find yourself visiting: Note: this post was originally published in September 2013 and updated...

Tube Histories: A Brief History of the District Line

One of the oldest lines in the history of the London Underground, the District Line has a rich history that has been simultaneously full of competition and cooperation.  From its earliest days as the District Railway to the formation of the Circle Line as well...

Most Googled: does London Zoo have polar bears?

London loves polar bears, it would seem: one of the city’s most searched questions of 2017, according to Google, was whether ZSL London Zoo still has any. The short answer is no, but it did for many years. London’s last native Ursus maritimus was...

Five Spots You Can’t Miss – Expedia Blog

With the highly anticipated wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle happening in May 2018, we thought we’d celebrate by highlighting our favourite royal spots in London. Whether you’re keen on stately homes, castles or revelling in the outdoors, the capital...

10 Very Best Things To Do In Wells, England

It might be one of the smallest cities in England but don’t let its size fool you – it’s incredible to visit. Not only that, there’s a heap of the best things to do in Wells (and just outside) that make it a great little holiday spot in Somerset.  Over the...

Fashion and Textile Museum – A chic museum

Who says museums have to be grey and drab affairs? At the Fashion and Textile Museum, your visit will be full of colour. While fashionistas will be at home here, all visitors (no matter what your fashion sense) will learn something new. Exhibitions change very...

The Best Days Out for Families in South Cornwall

In conjunction with Classic Cottages we’ve put together some of the best days out for families in South Cornwall. We know there are loads more too, so if you have any other recommendations do get in touch and let us know. South Cornwall extends from the Rame...

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Qantas promises 20 hour non-stop flights from London to Sydney by 2025

Qantas promises 20 hour non-stop flights from London to Sydney by 2025

Qantas has promised to start direct flights from Sydney to London by late 2025. The Australian airline has ordered twelve airbuses capable of flying non-stop to the UK and the US’s major cities. The long haul Sydney-London flight will take roughly 20 hours, making it one of the world’s longest. Qantas already provides a direct […]

The Visitor’s Guide to UK Christmas Markets

The Visitor’s Guide to UK Christmas Markets

If you’re visiting the UK during the festive season, the Christmas markets dotted around the country are an absolute must. Forget about the cold for a few hours... The post The Visitor’s Guide to UK Christmas Markets appeared first on London & UK blog. ...

Family hotels in London sleeping five

Given how much choice there is of hotels in London with kids, it’s a bit of a surprise to discover how those options shrink if you’re looking for family hotels in London sleeping five. contains affiliate links*... The post Family hotels in London sleeping five...

The UK’s biggest Tesco Express has opened in London

The UK’s biggest Tesco Express has opened in London

In what must constitute the most Alan Partridge story of 2022, the biggest Tesco Express in the UK has just opened in Balham, south London. ‘So what?’ you might reasonably ask. ‘Presumably another Tesco Express was the biggest one in the UK...

The Museum of London has a massive new mural to mark its move

The Museum of London has a massive new mural to mark its move

You’ve only got until December 4 to visit the Museum of London before it closes for four years and moves down the road to West Smithfield where it will open under a bold new name: The London Museum. It’s the end of an era. The museum has been a...

Family Christmas events in North Wales and Cheshire

Family Christmas events in North Wales and Cheshire

There's a new post on The Travel Hack! Last year I went all out with Christmas events and we did so many. I love Christmas but I don’t enjoy the commercialism and the over-buying it often entails. So, … The post Family Christmas events in North Wales and...

October half-term in London with kids

Make the most of autumn in the city before winter starts in earnest, with some of the best things to do at October half-term in London with kids – and it’s not just about Halloween. You’ll find... The post October half-term in London with kids appeared first on...

Thrilling things to do at Halloween in London with kids

Thrilling things to do at Halloween in London with kids

As the evenings get darker and winter approaches, it’s time for all things gruesome, ghoulish and guaranteed to make you scream – and if you’re spending Halloween in London with kids, there’s plenty of spine-chilling fun. With... The post Thrilling things to do...

Eurostar ends direct trains from London to Disneyland Paris

Eurostar ends direct trains from London to Disneyland Paris

Eurostar is to axe its direct train service between London and Disneyland Paris. The company announced that the route will be suspended from June 5 next year. It stated that it must focus on its “core routes” such as London-Paris and London-Brussels as it is...

How to travel from each London airport to central London

How to travel from each London airport to central London

If you’re visiting London, you’re spoiled for choice when it comes to the number of airports in the city – but whether you’ve already booked your flight or are trying to choose the best option, you’ll need... The post How to travel from each London airport to...

Corfe Castle with kids: Dorset day out

Corfe Castle with kids: Dorset day out

If only stones could talk, there’d be drama and gruesome tales galore to keep everyone entertained during a day out at Corfe Castle with kids. contains affiliate links* These days, the Dorset castle might be in ruins... The post Corfe Castle with kids: Dorset...

London hotel prices soar ahead of the Queen’s funeral

London hotel prices soar ahead of the Queen’s funeral

People planning to visit London for the Queen’s funeral face soaring hotel bills. Hotel prices are up to four times higher on Sunday – the night before the funeral – compared with a week later, analysis by the PA news agency found. Hundreds of thousands of...

Where to pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth II in London

Where to pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth II in London

The world’s second-longest reigning monarch, the majority of people in Britain have known no other head of state than Queen Elizabeth II. After celebrating her Platinum Jubilee earlier this year, her death in 2022 signals the end... The post Where to pay...

13 Very Best Things To Do In Central London

13 Very Best Things To Do In Central London

London is an incredible city to visit, and one place that’s equally buzzing with culture, incredible neighbourhoods, the most beautiful palaces to visit and, of course, oodles of history that’s just so epic to explore. That being said, if it’s your first time...

Tunneling starts for new London river crossing Silvertown Tunnel

Tunneling starts for new London river crossing Silvertown Tunnel

Tunneling has started for a new river crossing in east London. Transport for London (TfL) announced that a tunnel boring machine (TBM) has been launched at Royal Docks to excavate the 1.4km (0.9-mile) Silvertown Tunnel under the Thames. Once it has completed...