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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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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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Visiting Sussex Gardens and The Natural Beauty of London

London is one of those cities with more green space than you might first think. Getting to know what’s offer just on your doorstep when staying in West London hotels like the Park Grand Paddington Court London will offer up … Continue reading

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More than just a train station: what to see and do around Paddington Station

Don’t doubt it; the area around Paddington’s globally-known railway station is packed full of fascinating things to do, places to visit and activities to try. Away from the busy centre that throngs with tourists every day; here, you may find … Continue reading

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EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT HYDE PARK AND THE NOMAD CINEMA

Whilst Hyde Park is itself one of the most popular parks in the city, what with its historical context and huge acreage, there is still more to it than botany and Queen-built lakes. With the Serpentine Gallery and Speakers Corner … Continue reading

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Freud, Keats and theatre: what to see and do in Swiss Cottage

Elegant and with an air of out-of-town refinement, the neighbourhood of Swiss Cottage is actually just over three miles northwest of Charing Cross (the point that’s generally considered the very centre of London), yet it doesn’t feel like it is. … Continue reading

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Engaging things to do at Merchant Square and the Paddington Basin.

It’s hard to be in London and miss visiting the iconic Paddington area of London. Named after the adventurous Peruvian bear this area is known for its cosmopolitan and vibrant vibe. A West London gem it is beautifully located between … Continue reading

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Unmissable sights in The City: what to see around Liverpool Street

Because it’s one of the capital’s major Overground railway stations, Liverpool Street station (which lies in the City of London and on the cusp of the East End) has, in recent years, become the centre of a thriving area full … Continue reading

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Marvellous Mayfair: what to see in one of London’s most salubrious districts

One of the most sought-after, affluent and desirable destinations for visitors to the UK capital for leisure or on business, Mayfair has much to recommend it, indeed. Indeed, here’s just a taster… Royal Academy of Arts (Burlington House, Piccadilly W1J … Continue reading

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Visiting Little Italy in London

Little Italy is one of those areas in London that you don’t hear about enough. Instead, places like China Town and Piccadilly Circus take most of the attention of tourists. That’s only understandable; both these respective areas feature many more … Continue reading

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