London Salons for GentsThese days it isn't so acceptable for a guy to just have a slither of gel in his unkempt hair, a beard that isn't trimmed and raggedy looking nails. We may have come a long way from using the term “manscaping” but guys these days have to put more effort than usual in to looking good. No more is this the case than in London which has...

Travel From London to Tanzania For A Safari TourSo it's that time of year again – the summer, the time where there's an unrelenting pressure to go and explore the world while it's still warm. There are many beautiful ways to see the summer sun, from a chic city break to a week in the countryside, but maybe none as unusual or exciting as going on a Safari Tour in Tanzania. There are so...

Travel Guide Review: Only in LondonA guide to London’s hidden corners and unusual objects Only in London by Duncan J. D. Smith is a 244 page travel guide which takes an in depth look at the hidden gems of the magnificent city of London. The guide features well written and researched information complimented with maps and full colour images of some of the most astonishing and...

London Taxi ToursA superb way to get around London and take in the sights and sounds of this magnificent city is by taking a guided tour in one of London's iconic black cabs. Friendly London cabbies who are not only experts in finding their way around, but also qualified taxi tour guides with an in-depth knowledge of London, offer a unique experience and can...

What are Souvenirs and why do we buy them? If the word ‘souvenir’ brings to mind one of those small novelty gifts you receive when someone in the family, or one of your friends, gets back of their holidays then quite rightly so. However souvenirs are not always just miniature donkeys wearing sombreros from Spain or T shirts emblazoned with the slogan 'Went to London and all I...

Free LondonThings to do and see for Free! The idea of a visit to London may seem overwhelming when you calculate the costs of travelling, eating out and other things to spend on, not to mention the ticket prices for attractions. It all adds up to quite a decent sum of money, especially when travelling with a family. However, a fun day out in the Capital...

London Walking ToursOne of the best ways to explore one of the world's greatest cities is on foot. The city of London has over 2000 years of history behind it, on foot you can get up close and personal while taking the time to explore the detail and appreciate some of the city's most historical buildings, as well as it's breathtaking modern day wonders. Whether you...

London TransportGetting around and about in London The thought of arriving in a new city can be a bit daunting but if you get to know about London's transport options you will find it is relatively easy to get from A to B in the Capital and soon enough you will know it like the locals. Oyster and Travel Cards Cheaper than travel cards and bus tickets, the...

The ShardThe Shard, referred to as Europe’s first vertical city, is an 87 storey skyscraper and the latest addition to London’s iconic skyline, towering a massive 1016 ft, it is not only taller than One Canada Square, the BT Tower and the Gherkin, it is also the tallest building in Western Europe. Aside from the London Eye, the Shard also...

The Royal Parks of LondonThe city of London is home to some wonderful parks and gardens, including eight Royal Parks which are all perfect to take refuge in from the hustle and bustle of the capital. They are a place of peace and tranquillity in contrast to the rest of the busy city and all well worth a visit. Not only as a key part of any itinerary for holiday in London,...

10 Royal Palaces of LondonLondon’s Royal palaces are intriguing and many people from all over the world come to visit England’s capital city to view these grand architectural structures for themselves and to learn the fascinating history behind them. Buckingham Palace Buckingham Palace has been the official residence of Britain's monarch since the reign of...

Annual Events in LondonThere are many special events that take place in London each year and many of them are superb ideas for a day out with the children. January The New Year's Day Parade on the 1st January is a highly popular event which gets over half a million visitors lined up to watch over 10,000 performers from around the world, along with 200 million tv...

The Museums of LondonThere is so much to do and see in London, sometimes the mere thought of where to start can be overwhelming. London is home to a plethora of superb museums and art galleries, any of which can be a great starting point for your adventures around this fantastic city. The main museums are free to enter and each one has a lot to offer, they are also a...

Ten Great Art Galleries of LondonFrom the numerous art galleries and museums in London, many of the best ones are free to enter and house some fabulous collections and exhibitions of the world’s finest art. The National Gallery The National Gallery, located in the piazza of Trafalgar Square, was founded in 1824 and houses a stunning collection of more than 2,000 Western...

Christmas in LondonLondon is certainly the place to be at Christmas time. While you can make the most of many world famous cities during the summer months, the capital city of England really comes into its own during the winter. The bustling streets are illuminated with festive lights and filled with Christmas shoppers and party goers, altogether the atmosphere is...

The Tower of LondonThe Tower of London is a famous landmark and a magnificent structure, it's origins date as far back as the Roman Empire and the building is still in use today. Roman Origins The Tower of London was built in 1077, however the origins of the site date back to the Roman era, when London was founded. In those days the city was known as Londinium...

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