Visit the Charles Dickens Museum in London and get an intimate look into the life of this celebrated writer whose works and iconic characters are still a huge influence on today's language and popular culture 150 years after his death.
Steeped in history and intrigue, Whitechapel might be one of London's most chronicled neighbourhoods. Formerly part of the infamous East End of London, Whitechapel has been home to several famous people. This article reveals the most notable Whitechapel figures and residents, from Jack the Ripper, to James Cook to Vladimir Lenin.
There's usually hundreds of fun things to do in London on any given day. But always on the look-out for special insider tips, here are five unique things to do in London on a Sunday only!
Being one of the oldest cities in the UK, London is home to numerous historical landmarks. Today we uncover the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in London, England. From former royal palaces to botanic gardens, discover the most outstanding London landmarks here.
Famous for its music heritage, London is home to numerous music stores. Here is my personal top three of the best independent record shops in London.
Vibrant East London is home to dozens of quirky and unique shops. In this post I'm sharing my personal list of the best independent bookshops in East London.
Did you know that London was originally founded by Romans? Almost 2000 years later you can still find many historical Roman London sites scattered across ancient Londinium.
Did you know there are around 280 markets in London? An overwhelming amount to choose from of course so to help you on your way, here are the five best markets in London for first-time visitors!
In this blog post I will tell you how to visit the Sky Garden in London for free. Located at the 35th floor of the Walkie Talkie building, it provides amazing views over London.
From the notorious Jack the Ripper murders to Jewish culture, here are 10 unique things to see in Shoreditch! Being part of the East End of London, Shoreditch is soaked in history. And if you know where to look, you'll find that the history of Shoreditch is literally written in its streets.
An insider's guide to the best places to see street art in London. It lists well-known London street art locations such as Shoreditch and Hackney, but also some fantastic gems generally not known to tourists (or locals).
Looking for things to do in London with kids for Christmas 2019? In this blog post I'm sharing five fun Christmas family activities, from ice skating to gingerbread house making workshop and my favourite Christmas Market in London!
London is a city that is full of surprises and here's five books that offer up different ways of seeing the metropolis. From the islands that people live on, to moving stories from a different generation.
There's been some exciting news I've been itching to share with you for months now. After having sworn absolute secrecy, I'm so relieved I can finally tell you! Click here to find out what it is.
We all know of course that the British Museum is THE place to go if you're interested in seeing ancient Egyptian artefacts in London. But did you know that the world's fourth largest ancient Egyptian collection is housed in a small building on the University College London campus? I only heard of the Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology last week and was rather blown away by all the treasures it holds!