A national obsession enjoyed by locals and tourists alike, shopping in London is almost unavoidable. Whether you’re bargain hunting, exclusive label shopping or just out for some tacky souvenirs, London has it all.Posted on: July 6th in Travel, UK by Becky Padmore.
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Afternoon Tea especially afternoon tea in London is a great British institution, not something you do all the time but lovely for a treat now and again. The Ritz in London is far and away the most famous place in the UK to take tea, and as good as it is, it is by no means the best – and you often have to book 2 months in advance!Posted on: February 6th in Europe, Travel, Travel Experiences, Travel Snobs, Travel Top 10s, UK by Lee Hubbard.
From antiques to gourmet food to vintage clothing, you can find it all in London’s weekend markets. A tradition since medieval times, these colourful markets are delightfully overwhelming with hoards of people, food from all over the world and things for sale ranging from useless to rare…Posted on: December 5th in Travel, Travel Advice, Travel Ideas, UK by Becky Padmore.
From Royal engagements (love them or hate them!) to Olympic preparations, London is firmly in the global spotlight as one of the places to see and be seen right now. If you’re visiting, don’t fall into the usual tourist traps – get to know a different side to the capital – with our top 10 hidden London places to see. Here is Part 1 of our London double-bill. Look out for next week’s guide to London markets…Posted on: November 28th in Destinations, Europe, Travel, Travel Top 10s, UK by Lee Hubbard.
A country of great diversity, the UK is home to some of the most interesting and beautiful landscapes in the world. Whether you are looking for romantic parks, wild and rugged wildernesses or an idyllic peaceful backwater, Great Britain seems to have it all. So If you are a native or just planning a trip, here are ten of the most beautiful places in the UK that you should really try to visit…Posted on: October 17th in Beautiful Places, Destinations, Our Trips, Travel, Travel Top 10s, UK by Becky Padmore.
Many people only visit Dublin for a short time and tend to pack in a lot in a few days. These are my suggestions for things to do, places to eat and where to enjoy a few drinks along the way…Posted on: July 11th in Destinations, Travel, UK by Scott Balaam.
A grand metropolis and one of the world’s greatest cities, London is an intoxicating mix of different cultures and strong music, art and design scenes. Sometimes gritty, always historically proud with many pockets of true originality and quintessentially English eccentricity, the city doesn’t tend to disappoint it’s many visitors.Posted on: June 27th in Cool Hotels, Travel, UK by Becky Padmore.
Travel is a great way to some quality ‘couple’ time with your loved one. The difficult bit is deciding where to go. Most tour companies suggest beach resorts which can be expensive and they are not everyone’s idea of romantic holiday. To help you decide here are five tried and tested Top Five most romantic places to holiday:Posted on: January 26th in Europe, North America, Travel, UK by Becky Padmore.
A flock of Starlings over Brighton’s iconic West Pier at dusk. Brighton is one of the most colourful and vibrant cities in Europe. It is a fun, bohemian and compact tourist destination that attracts around 8 million visitors a year…Posted on: November 29th in Travel, Travel Photography, UK by Graham Padmore.
Unless you are escaping to a desert island for the whole of December, Christmas shopping is pretty much unavoidable but if your local shops just aren’t going to cut it this year (and you don’t want to rely on the post!), then why not use our guide to head out to the best shopping locations in the UK? Pre-Christmas sales are not uncommon now so search around for some real bargains…Posted on: November 1st in Destinations, Seasonal Travel, Travel, Travel Ideas, Travel Tips, Travel Top 10s, UK by Becky Padmore.