Author Archives: John Smyth

GREAT THINGS TO DO NEAR SUSSEX GARDENS

Back in the early 19th century, the development of the Paddington Basin meant that many new roads and townhouses were built to accommodate the increased business and population to the West London area. Over time this has meant that there … Continue reading

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SELF GUIDED LONDON TOURS

London is one of the best cities in the world for walking. Once you have scoped out the city centre, you’ll realise how easily walkable the whole area is for people looking to skip the public transport. On top of … Continue reading

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LONDON BY THE STARS – THE BEST WALKING TOURS OF NIGHTTIME LONDON

London is a city which looks just as alluring at night. With its iconic central monuments and beautiful range of high rise buildings, the glittering neon of Picadilly Circus and twinkling windows of Canary Wharf are just as seductive as … Continue reading

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TOP PLACES TO VISIT IN LONDON FOR DESIGN FANATICS

London has always been one of the best places in the world for design enthusiasts. With such a long history, the architecture of London has spanned millennia. From the Gothic to the Brutalist, there are buildings from throughout the ages, … Continue reading

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LONDON PARKS FOR THE BEST BARBEQUES

It goes without saying that barbeques and parks go hand in hand, creating the perfect fusion for fanning the flame of summer. Whilst we’re a little way away yet from summer, spring is just around the corner and it might … Continue reading

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GREAT THINGS TO DO ON MOTHERS DAY

Whoever your parents are, they deserve a treat, a well-earned and often too infrequent token of your gratitude. That’s why dates like Mother’s Day exist, giving busy children a day on which to spoil their parents. Mother’s Day is the … Continue reading

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Loved up and in London? 2019’s best Valentine’s Day events

If you’re lucky enough to have been struck with Cupid’s Bow and all set to spend the 14th February with your loved one in London (perhaps taking advantage of London Paddington hotel deals), then chances are you’re on the hunt … Continue reading

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Paradise in the capital: natural spots to relax in London

Even if you find yourself in London on a short-break, it’s possible you may fancy getting away from all the cosmopolitan hustle-bustle at some point for some quieter, more relaxed ‘me’ time. And why not. But where to go – … Continue reading

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Getting away from it all: where to find some peace and serenity in London

So, chances are that, during your fast-moving, probably rather hectic few days spent in the UK capital, you might want to pause and take a breather for a few hours. Where’s best to head to then – perhaps before a … Continue reading

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Why You Should Visit Little Venice This Winter

London is well known for being one of the best places to visit over the christmas break. With it’s incredible christmas lighting displays scattered through the city, one of a kind shopping opportunities, traditional christmas events and a millennium’s worth … Continue reading

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