Christmas in London: Winter Wonderland, Hyde Park. 

Every year, Hyde Park in the heart of London is taken over by the huge festivity that is known as Winter Wonderland. A huge area of rides, traditional European Christmas markets, and every festival food you can imagine. And like so many of the things you can do in London, entry is free. I love …

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A wander through The British Museum, London.

One of the things that I love about London is that the museums here are mostly free (and they usually have awesome gift shops). London is a crazy expensive city, but you can see the Elgin Marbles for free. Isn't that something? Of course, one of my favourites is The British Museum in Bloomsbury (for …

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An Afternoon at London’s Fortnum & Mason Department Store.

Established way back in 1707, this store has seen so much history and change over it's time, but from almost the beginning it was a place that served royalty. Today, you can find plenty of things with the Royal patent, and several tea blends like the Queens Blend (her favourite), Wedding Breakfast (created for the …

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Ghosts Of London: a walking tour through the alleys and by ways.

For those of us from the new world, the age of cities like London can be a little mind blowing. London, especially in the square mile, is full of little alleyways, court yards and tiny churches with cobblestones and beautiful old buildings. If you leave the broader streets, you'll come across little restaurants, odd bars …

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221b Baker Street, London: A visit to Sherlock Holmes house.

Certain books were a fixture in our house growing up, and I can remember winters by the fire with illustrated editions of various Victorian novels. Amongst my favourites were the Sherlock Holmes series. (I think everyone in my family loves a mystery story, my mum remembered her Grandmother reading Agatha Christie at the breakfast table …

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