Category: Sightseeing

5 Animal Adventures to Have in London

June 30, 2016

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Spend a day at London Zoo!

London might be better known as an urban jungle than a wildlife haven, but animal lovers will still find plenty of opportunities to get back to nature without having to leave the city. From feeding giraffes at the zoo to snorkeling with sharks at SEA LIFE, here are five fun and family-friendly animal adventures to have in London.

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London Neighborhood Guide: King’s Cross

June 16, 2016

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St Pancras Station, Kings Cross, London. Photo courtesy of YorkshirePhotoWalks via Flickr.

Metamorphosing from the capital’s most notorious red light district into one of London’s hippest new neighborhoods, King’s Cross has undergone a huge transformation over the last decade. The multi-billion pound redevelopment spans an impressive 67 acres, effectively redesigning King’s Cross as the cultural epicenter of North London and including more than 20 new streets, 10 new public squares and parks, and the King’s Cross Visitor Centre.

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North London vs South London

June 2, 2016

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The great divide: North vs South London

So in the battle of North London vs. South London, who wins? Thankfully, most visitors to London won’t have to choose a side, but to help you cherry-pick the best of both North and South London, here’s a rundown of the best bits.

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10 Novel Activities to Try in London This Summer

May 26, 2016

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Venture into new territory this summer in London.

Ever wondered what it would be like to fly on a trapeze, learn how to make candy or try your hand at graffiti art? Or perhaps you fancy flyboarding on the Thames, abseiling down the ArcelorMittal Orbit in Olympic Park or putting your detective skills to the test?

Whether you’re looking for a fun activity to try with friends, a unique date night idea or a change from all that sightseeing, here are 10 novel activities to try in London this summer.

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10 Ways to Live the High Life in London

May 19, 2016

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There are many ways to live the high life in London.

From hitting up celebrity-studded members bars and dining at Michelin-starred restaurants to getting glammed up for the races or touring the city in a Rolls-Royce, here are 10 ways to live the high life in London.

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5 Ways to Celebrate Shakespeare’s 400th Anniversary in London

May 12, 2016

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Shakespeare's Globe Theatre in London

Last month was a big moment for Shakespeare fans around the world, as April 23rd 2016 marked the 400th anniversary of the iconic playwright’s death. Don’t worry if you missed the big day – special events, performances and exhibitions will be continuing all year long in London. To give you some ideas, here are five ways to celebrate Shakespeare’s 400th anniversary in London.

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How to Plan a Weekend Getaway in Europe from London

February 22, 2016

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Take a weekend break in Paris from London.

With direct flights or Eurostar train links to most major European cities, planning a weekend getaway in Europe from London has never been easier, and it can be a cost-effective way of seeing two countries on one vacation. Whether you’re planning a romantic break in Paris, fun-filled trip to Amsterdam or sightseeing tour of Rome, this guide will help you plan the perfect weekend away.

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London in January

January 5, 2016

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London in January

After its enormous Christmas and New Year’s Eve celebrations, you’d be forgiven for thinking London would quieten down in January. Thankfully, there’s plenty of festive cheer left, and visiting London in January is a great time to soak up the holiday atmosphere without the pre-Christmas crowds. Wrap up warm and kick off the new year with some of these fun January events.

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London in December: Weather, Events and Things to Do

December 1, 2015

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London in December

With dazzling illuminations, crowds of Christmas shoppers and no shortage of festive cheer; spending the holiday season is London is sure to be memorable. Here are just some of the fun events to enjoy in London in December.

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London in November

November 3, 2015

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London Jazz by Andy Newcombe (CC BY 2.0)

November marks the start of the winter months in London but while the frosty mornings might not make you feel like sightseeing, it’s still an atmospheric time of year to visit. Towards the end of the month, the streets of London will be illuminated with Christmas lights and festive decorations, and it’s a great time for early Christmas shopping, free from the crush of holiday season tourists.

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