Do as Londoners do? Navigating London’s cultural norms

There’s that age-old saying; when in Rome, do as the Romans do. So, presumably, in order not to stick out like a sore thumb, when you’re in the UK capital (perhaps staying at one of the hotels in Paddington London), … Continue reading

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Forza Italia: London’s Italian cultural highlights

Are you likely to be travelling from Italy to the UK capital for a short-break? If so (and even if not but you’re nonetheless an enthusiast of Italian history), you may be fascinated to learn that British and Italian cultures … Continue reading

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Summer fun – and then some: things to do in London when the sun shines

You may have heard it said – and it’s true – London truly comes alive in the summer. But what does that mean? Well, should you be coming to the capital and staying somewhere like the Park Grand Paddington Court … Continue reading

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SHOPPING IN MARYLEBONE COULDN’T BE EASIER!

Coming to London and staying at hotels in Paddington London, seeing the sites of the city and experiencing the rich culture for yourself surely means that you’ll want to pick up a few pieces of memorabilia from your trip. With … Continue reading

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BEST PARKS IN LONDON TO VISIT DURING THE SUMMER

One of London’s main draws is to the historic parks and hundreds of acres of green space scattered across the city. Whether you’re in the deep North West of the city or you’re in the South, there are plenty of … 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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Perfect fit? Where to find plus-size womenswear in London

If you’re visiting London in the coming months and planning to do what millions of women do when in town (from wherever in the world they might hail), that is, shop like there’s no tomorrow, you may be glad to … Continue reading

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Money matters: UK currency explained for first-time visitors

So, before you hop on a plane and fly to the UK to enjoy a terrific trip to the UK capital (perhaps staying at awesome centrally-located accommodation like the Park Grand Paddington Court hotel), are you familiar with British currency? … Continue reading

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Time to kill in the Big Smoke: how to spend a layover in London

Who enjoys a layover in an airport – or even a country – their overseas trip is obliged to touch down in before taking off for its destination once more? Not many, let’s be honest. But could that be because … Continue reading

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Sounds of the summer: London’s music festivals in June

Nowadays, music festivals are a big deal come the summer. Indeed, it doesn’t seem to matter where you travel in the world, there’s bound to be one, two or three going on near you at some point between May and … Continue reading

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