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Victoria Tower Gardens - Victoria Tower - Photo by Explorer Plan

Quiet London: Take a Break from the Crowds in Central London

By Michael Catford | August 9, 2019

As one of the largest and most dynamic cities on the planet, the hustle and bustle of Central London often...

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Streets of London - Carnaby Street Bohemian Rapsody - Photo by Explorer Plan

The Best Local Shopping Streets in London

By Michael Catford | April 18, 2019

6 Amazing Shopping Areas in London Where Locals Shop Travelling is all about treating yourself, and shopping inevitably takes up...

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Poppies - Window sign - Photo by Poppies Fish and Chips

London’s 8 Best Restaurants for Traditionally British Food

By Michael Catford | February 16, 2019

Traditional British food has long been the butt of jokes within the restaurant world, ribbed for its apparent blandness and...

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People's Park Tavern - Beer Garden - Photo by Laine Pub Company

The Perfect Pint: 8 Must-See Beer Gardens in London

By Michael Catford | February 14, 2019

While the cosiness of a vintage London pub can’t be beat in winter, the warmth and sunshine of summer demands...

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Tower of London - Aerial View - Photo By Benjamin Davies

The Best Time to Visit London: What the English Capital Offers through the Seasons

By Michael Catford | February 12, 2019

When is the best time to visit London? In truth, the best time of the year to visit London is...

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The 8 best Afternoon Teas in London

By Michael Catford | November 2, 2018

Late one afternoon in 1840, so the story goes, Anna Russell, the 7th Duchess of Bedford, was feeling a little...

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