Category: Tours & Activities

Things To Do This Week in London

April 14, 2014

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London. Photo courtesy of Trodel via Flickr

Things to Do This Week in London: April 14th – 28th
Celebrating the Queen’s birthday and the patron saint of England, the British capital gets patriotic this week, while Easter offers the perfect excuse to gorge on all things chocolate. Here are some ideas for what to do this week in London.

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Visiting Windsor Castle from London

April 1, 2014

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Windsor Castle, a popular day trip from London

With the royal wedding, the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and a new heir to the throne, Britain’s Royal Family have been making headlines around the world over the last few years, and following in the footsteps of the Royals is a popular choice for visitors to the capital. Along with watching the changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace, touring Hampton Court Palace and marveling over the Crown Jewels at the Tower of London, visiting Windsor Castle from London is one of the capital’s top Royal attractions and makes an easy day trip.

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Shakespeare’s 450th Birthday Anniversary

March 23, 2014

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Celebrate Shakespeare's 450th Birthday Anniversary in Stratford-upon-Avon. Photo courtesy of Mark.Bold via Flickr.

As the most-read playwright in history, few literary figures are as revered as William Shakespeare and every year thousands of fans visit Stratford-Upon-Avon to follow in the footsteps of the iconic wordsmith. Shakespeare’s hometown, Stratford-Upon-Avon, has been celebrating the writer’s birthday on April 23rd for nearly 200 years, with a weekend of parades, live music and themed events devoted to the town’s most famous resident, and with 2014 marking Shakespeare’s 450th Birthday Anniversary, this year’s festivities are set to be some of the biggest yet.

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50 Unforgettable Experiences to Have in London

March 11, 2014

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Tower of London

Teeming with historic architecture, monumental landmarks and world-class museums, few cities are as iconic as London and the cultural Mecca has plenty of surprises up its sleeve. Whether you’re looking to check off the top sights, hit the shops or discover the British capital through the eyes of the locals, here are 50 unforgettable experiences to have in London.

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Downton Abbey Tours from London

March 10, 2014

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The Crawleys are back in prim and proper style this January, as Britain’s favorite period drama, Downton Abbey, finally hits US screens for its fourth season, and it seems America just can’t get enough of Edwardian-era England. So get your top hats and teacups at the ready, because visitors to London can now add Downton Abbey tours to their itineraries.

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London in March: Weather, Events, & Things to Do

February 25, 2014

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With fewer crowds and springtime just around the corner, March is an ideal month for budget travelers to visit London. You might be at the mercy of the weather, but planning a trip in the shoulder season means you’ll benefit from cheaper prices on tours, accommodation and transport, and can make the most of special out-of-season deals. Not only that but there’s plenty to see and do in London in March.

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London Sealife Aquarium

February 17, 2014

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London Sealife Aquarium. Photo courtesy of lo_ise via Flickr.

With schools of stripy clownfish swimming overhead and menacing sharks creeping beneath your feet, walking through the glass-walled tunnels of the London Sealife Aquarium is like diving into the depths of the ocean – albeit without getting wet. Home to one of Europe’s largest collections of marine life, the London Aquarium preserves some of the world’s most unique and colorful specimens, with some 400 species from spotted zebra sharks and green turtles to tiny seahorses and rainbow-colored coral reefs.

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Christmas Tours in London

December 4, 2013

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Merry Christmas From London!

London’s spectacular Christmas lights cast a spell over the city’s landmarks throughout the holiday season, setting the scene for a festive shopping frenzy right up until the tail end of Christmas Eve. Get in the mood long before the big day with Christmas Eve Lights Tour in London Led by Santa!, a perfect way to see the famous lights along Oxford Street and Bond Street, or take a River Thames Christmas Cruise and view the glittering lights along the embankment.

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Christmas with Harry Potter and Warner Bros. Studios

November 22, 2013

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Spend Christmas with Harry Potter and Warner Bros. Studios. Photo courtesy of Karen Roe via Flickr.

This Christmas, special ‘Hogwarts at Christmas’ tours run from November 15th – January 6th with the studio sets undergoing a festive makeover in the run up to the big day. The Great Hall will be laid out with yuletide delicacies like turkeys, hams, plum puddings and snow cakes, flanked by glittering Christmas trees and decorated with sprigs of mistletoe and wreaths. You’ll even get the chance to experience a white Christmas, as the spectacular model of Hogwarts Castle will be blanketed in artificial snow throughout the holiday season.

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Christmas Shopping in London

November 21, 2013

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Harrods During Christmas. Photo courtesy of anee.baba via Flickr.

With ice rinks popping up all over town and the streets awash with glittering lights, Christmas shopping in London makes for an atmospheric experience. Here are a few pointers to get you started.

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