Entries by Tom

London in October: All You Need to Know

The days might be getting shorter and the weather might be taking a turn for the worse, but London doesn’t slow down in October. The sun is fast disappearing, but there are plenty of activities and events scheduled throughout the month, although most of them have by now moved indoors. You can find food and […]

Castles Around London You Need to See

They say an Englishman’s home is his castle. Around London, you can find some of the most impressive castles built throughout the long history of England. Some, like the Tower of London, were built for kings and for power, while others, like Highclere Castle, were constructed by wealthy noble families looking to make grand statements. […]

Everything You Need to Know About Kensington Palace

Seventeenth century Kensington Palace is found at the heart of royal life in London. The historic residence is the home of many members of the extended monarchy, including William, Kate and their young family, and Harry and Meghan who are due to move to Frogmore Cottage in Windsor in the spring of 2019. Kensington Palace […]

London in September: The Complete Guide

September is the last chance to make the most of summer in London, and it’s a great time to get out and about in the city to visit great festivals and quirky events. There’s a lot going on in September, and a lot of it’s outside with the likes of Proms in the Park entertaining […]

London in August: The Complete Guide

Visiting London in August will see you in the capital to catch the last real month of summer. British summers are short but sweet, and August is a month of outdoor events and festivals that celebrate the diverse multicultural makeup of the city, while the sun is still shining. You’ll quickly realise that August is […]

15 Vegan Restaurants in London You Need to Try

Veganism is taking off like never before, and London is proudly at the forefront of the ethical eating trend that’s sweeping the world. With more people than ever ditching meat and animal products during Veganuary, in London it’s easier than ever before to carry on the healthy eating practice throughout the year and to try […]

London in May: The Complete Guide

Summer is almost here, or at least it’s not too cold in London anymore come May, and it’s a great opportunity to get outdoors and to explore some of the capital’s best sights and most vibrant cultural events. Londoners get two Bank Holidays in May, which they use to celebrate the onset of great weather […]

21 Fun (and Free) Things to Do in Shoreditch

Shoreditch, the liveliest part of London’s East End, is a hub of creativity and alternative culture. It’s a great part of the capital to explore and luckily, compared to much of the rest of London anyway, there are a lot of free things to do in Shoreditch. The area has earned itself the reputation of […]