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Top 10 Parks in London

Top 10 Parks in London

1. Hyde Park As one of the largest parks in the city, the Hyde Park has been in every Londoner’s heart ever since King Henry VIII acquired it from the church to use it as his hunting grounds. It was also the location of the Great Exhibition of 1851 and the venue for numerous debates,(…)

Published On: Saturday, August 22nd, 2015
Top 10 Markets in London

Top 10 Markets in London

#1. Borough Market Southwark Street, SE1 The Borough Market in Southwark is the place to be for any food-lover. It is one of the largest and oldest food markets in London. The market is famous for an interesting mix of food and ingredients that come from all over the world. It boasts of a mouth-watering(…)

Published On: Wednesday, August 19th, 2015
Top 10 London Attractions

Top 10 London Attractions

1. Big Ben and the Palace of Westminster As London’s most popular and recognizable landmark, you will end up seeing the world famous clock tower and the English Parliament no matter what you plan to do in London. However, if you want to experience the real beauty of Big Ben, then visit the Westminster Bridge(…)

Published On: Monday, August 17th, 2015
Wild at Heart Florist, London

Wild at Heart Florist, London

The Wild at Heart florist can be found at the main entrance to Liberty, one of London’s best-known luxury department stores. Located on Great Marlborough Street, Wild at Heart boasts a wide range of beautiful and unusual blooms. Just choose the flowers you want and the team will turn them into a gorgeous bouquet. If(…)

Published On: Thursday, September 26th, 2013
Christopher St James

Christopher St James

This little jewellery shop is nestled along a narrow cobbled side street near London’s bustling Leicester Square. Christopher St James is a fabulously glamorous shop that stocks original designs and that too at a pretty reasonable price, which came as a welcome surprise. The shop is named after its owner, a jewellery designer who has(…)

Published On: Tuesday, September 24th, 2013
Archive Bookstore

Archive Bookstore

This is my new favourite second-hand bookshop in London and one that I can’t wait to visit again. Archive Bookstore, located just off Edgware Road, is a treasure chest of old books waiting for a new home. It’s less than five minutes away from both Marylebone Station and Edgware Road Station. There’s a large selection(…)

Published On: Friday, September 13th, 2013
Brick Lane in London

Brick Lane in London

A walk down Brick Lane always reminds me how much I love London. For centuries, the area has been home to new waves of immigrants be it the Irish and the Jews to most recently becoming the hub for London’s Bangladeshi community. Located in the heart of the East End, this area was also once(…)

Published On: Thursday, September 12th, 2013
Southbank Centre’s Festival of Neighbourhood

Southbank Centre’s Festival of Neighbourhood

  London is a big city and sometimes the hustle and bustle, along with the British stiff upper lip, can make you lose the sense of community. Using installations, exhibitions and activities, the Southbank Centre has set out to celebrate the notion of a local community by portraying a warm and cosy neighbourhood atmosphere. The(…)

Published On: Saturday, August 31st, 2013