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Ten Interesting Facts about Kensington Gardens

Ten Interesting Facts about Kensington Gardens

oakley58 / Pixabay While Kensington Gardens are open to the public, there was a time when this wasn’t so.  The ...
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Burns Night feasts to enjoy at home from London restaurants flying the Scottish flag

Burns Night feasts to enjoy at home from London restaurants flying the Scottish flag

While a ceilidh might breach all those social distancing rules, a little bit of haggis never hurt anybody. Here’s a ...
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Cacio e Pepe: History and Recipe

Cacio e Pepe: History and Recipe

When in Rome, you’ll often hear a Roman waiter say, “Try cacio e pepe!” And often, tourists will not know ...
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Here are all the countries UK travellers can visit without quarantine right now

Here are all the countries UK travellers can visit without quarantine right now

UPDATE (January 15): In an effort to stop as-yet-unidentified new strains of the virus entering the country, the UK government ...
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The holidays you should actually be booking for 2021

The holidays you should actually be booking for 2021

There's a new post on The Travel Hack! If you’re a travel lover then I’ve got no doubt you’ll be ...
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Ten More Interesting Facts about Regent’s Park

Ten More Interesting Facts about Regent’s Park

unitea / Pixabay Another green space that was once the personal property of King Henry VIII, by the 19th Century ...
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Which London queens star in Series 2 of RuPaul’s Drag Race UK?

Which London queens star in Series 2 of RuPaul’s Drag Race UK?

It might be the greyest ever weather outside, but this bevvy of London talent is about to bring the most ...
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London’s Best Afternoon Tea Spots

London’s Best Afternoon Tea Spots

Whatever the occasion, there’s no more classically British way to enjoy London than with afternoon tea. As well as all ...
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A Brief History of London’s Buses

A Brief History of London’s Buses

philippreiner / Pixabay London’s buses are an iconic symbol of the city.  The red double-decker isn’t seen as heavily in ...
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The best Roman sites in London

The best Roman sites in London

Almost 2,000 years have passed since the Romans established Londinium on the banks of the Thames, but centuries on, you ...
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Walk through a swathe of ancient woodland in the middle of Zone 3

Walk through a swathe of ancient woodland in the middle of Zone 3

Welcome to our new series, One Good Thing to Do Today. It’s a guide to little things you can actually ...
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How to Make the Perfect Negroni – and its History

How to Make the Perfect Negroni – and its History

Equal parts gin, Campari and sweet vermouth stirred and served over ice with a twist of orange peel – the ...
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Ten Interesting Facts about St. James’s Park

Ten Interesting Facts about St. James’s Park

dancepool / Pixabay In the heart of Westminster, St. James’s Park is a Royal Park in the truest sense.  St ...
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