On the south side of the River Thames, within walking distance of the Houses of Parliament and the London Eye, lies Kennington. Primarily a residential area (and there are some very large, very expensive houses in this area – a five bed-roomed house could easily set you back over £2 million), the area has more […]
When you’re planning a trip to the capital, first, figure out exactly what you’d all like to do on your group get-together. Even if you’re on a budget, you’d be surprised at just how many activities are available in London if you do the research. Decide how many people you want to go with and […]
Another area not too far from the city and the West End is Islington. It sits between Liverpool Road on the west and New North Road on the south-east. A town has existed here since Saxon times. Islington has gone through a number of changes of fortune over the years (the Angel, Islington appears on […]
The site of the Old Truman Brewery and the same area in which Jack the Ripper committed his murders, Brick Lane is now full of curry restaurants, shops and galleries, and is the heart of the Bangladeshi community.
One of the things tourists love most about London is the open spaces. Not all of them are Royal Parks, but (there are only eight of them), small green spaces are fitted in wherever possible. All of the Royal Parks are feature events throughout the year – concerts, theatre events, funfairs, etc. This is just […]
If you’ve never been to London, or have even been there several times, there are points of interest throughout the city that are worth checking out. London is not only rich in history, but offers wonderfully famous buildings. Visiting them during your trip is definitely a must.
Markets are an important part of everyday life in London, where produce is sold, goods are bartered and bargains are made. There are several scattered all over the city, all specialising in different wares. Here’s a guide to the main markets and what they have to offer.