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10 Thing’s You Didn’t Know About London

10 Thing’s You Didn’t Know About London

London ranks high on everyone’s travel list, whether you’re from the UK or not. Incredible diversity, a long and fascinating history, great nightlife, an innovative food scene, and more famous monuments than you can count, London is the perfect weekend away. With the aforementioned epic history, everyone thinks they know a thing or two about… […]

Whitstable with kids: Family day out in Kent

Whitstable with kids: Family day out in Kent

Every now and then, the craving for the sea comes over me. Actually, the craving for tropical beaches is quite a regular one but there’s something about being by the coast which satisfies me whether a bracing day in the UK or... The post Whitstable with kids:...

21 things to do on the Thames, London

21 things to do on the Thames, London

Without the Thames, there would be no London. It has been called ‘liquid history’, the ‘heart of London’ and there has been an official settlement on the banks of the river for at least two thousand years. contains affiliate links*... The post 21 things to do...

Village Underground – Iconic east London venue

Village Underground – Iconic east London venue

Multi-purpose arts space Village Underground in the heart of Shoreditch in east London started its life as a garage but then it started hosting epic semi-legal warehouse style parties over a decade ago, of which I hold some great memories! As Shoreditch itself...

Padella – Best pasta in town

Padella – Best pasta in town

If you’ve been in London for a while you are sure to have heard of the restaurant legend that is Padella in London Bridge. Situated right next to Borough Market, arguably the most foodie market in town, this gem is potentially my favourite eatery in the city....

Ten Things to See at the Museum of London

Ten Things to See at the Museum of London

Front view of the Museum of London Location: MOL General View: Exterior Date: 2011 London’s only museum dedicated solely to itself, the Museum of London was born in 1965 out of the Museum of London Act.  When it opened in 1976, it featured the combined...

Incredible Places You Didn’t Know Exist – Part Two

Incredible Places You Didn’t Know Exist – Part Two

There are just too many places we wanted to add to this list, so we had to split in two. From the spooky forests of Poland to the beaches of Mozambique, here’s another five incredible places you didn’t know exist. The Crooked Forest, Gryfino, Poland In western...

London’s first public art walk The Line goes online

London’s first public art walk The Line goes online

Five years ago, London’s first official and permanent public art walk was launched: The Line, a trail of sculptures running along three miles of waterways. Every year, artworks disappeared and new installations arrived in their place. As...

Your Neighborhood Guide to Where to Stay in Prague

Your Neighborhood Guide to Where to Stay in Prague

Rest assured, there’s no shortage of great places to lay your traveling head in the Czech capital city. Pensions, apartments, hotels, boutique accommodation, hostels, “fusions”, B&Bs and Airbnb dwellings are everywhere. Furthermore, Prague has more...

The British Library – The world in letters

The British Library – The world in letters

When some people think of libraries, they might think of old women in cardigans shushing people for making any noise at all (as a former librarian during my student days, I can assure you that I only wore cardigans on cold days). Surely a library is no place to...

A Beginner’s Guide to the Jordaan Neighborhood

A Beginner’s Guide to the Jordaan Neighborhood

Not far from Amsterdam’s city center, the Jordaan district is one of the best loved neighborhoods in the city. Charming narrow streets give way to flower-lined canals, and there are plenty of quaint shops and boutiques, as well as cafes, restaurants and...

Hammerton Brewery – Craft beer est. 19th century

Hammerton Brewery – Craft beer est. 19th century

A visit to Hammerton Brewery requires a history lesson before you take that first sip; the original brewery became the first in the world to invent oyster stout in 1938 and the current owner, Lee Hammerton, found out after bringing the name back to life that he...

Incredible Destinations You Didn’t Know Exist – Part One

Incredible Destinations You Didn’t Know Exist – Part One

Today (22.04.2020) is Earth Day and it’s a more poignant one that ever before. Physically cut off from the rest of the world, the campaigns to save the planets areas of natural beauty feels like more of a struggle than ever but, on the positive side, we’ve been...

Italian Recipe: Gnocchi Recipe

Italian Recipe: Gnocchi Recipe

Recipe for Traditional Potato Gnocchi Bea, our Assistant Operations Manager & Tour Guide in Florence, shows us how to make potato Gnocchi! Ingredients (serves 4 people) 1 kg potatoes 1 egg 300 grams flour Salt Pepper Preparation Cook the potatoes –...

Museum of London – Tales of this best capital city

Museum of London – Tales of this best capital city

My reply to anyone who asks me what I think the best museum in London is will always be the Museum of London. Where else can you find a complete history, from the Bronze, Middle and Stone ages going back to as early as 4200BC, right through to the Olympic Games...

HIDDEN LONDON: The Lost Tunnels of Euston Station

HIDDEN LONDON: The Lost Tunnels of Euston Station

London Transport Museum’s ‘Hidden London’ tours are great to know about as you get access to tunnels and stations on the London transport network that are not usually open to the public. In Londontopia magazine issue #1 I reported back about the hidden tunnels...

Where to stay in the Jordaan

Where to stay in the Jordaan

The Jordaan is one of Amsterdam’s most charming neighborhoods and home to a whole variety of activities and attractions, as well as a range of delicious restaurants, cafes and bars, making it a perfect area to stay in. Our favorite Jordaan hotels are all...

The best Glencoe walks and hikes

The best Glencoe walks and hikes

One of the best ways to see Glencoe is to try one of the many beautiful Glencoe walks and hikes available. This way you get away from the roads and out into the beautiful Scottish countryside, with mountain views, lochs, streams and maybe even spot some deer....

30 things to do in Kent with kids

30 things to do in Kent with kids

There’s a lot of competition for my favourite UK county – but if you’re counting most visited, it’s Kent which tops the list. And not just because there are so many fab days out in Kent with kids. contains affiliate... The post 30 things to do in Kent with kids...