London

‘When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life’, wrote the city’s finest wit Samuel Johnson in the 18th century – back when they didn’t even have the London Eye to boast of, not to mention the Tate Modern or the London Dungeons.

The UK’s capital city remains one of the most exciting destinations in the world, full of history, culture and entertainment. It’s worth 1000 visits, and we hope the following posts will be testament to such a claim…

Flower power: five florid markets in London
Channel your inner flower power this spring at these London markets and shops, selling fresh bouquets that are, quite simply, the best of the bunch. Make these fab floral destinations a feature of your travel itinerary when you take a train to London Paddington station this season. more >
23rd April 2019
From cult hero to England’s bard: explore the London destinations that made Shakespeare
Every 23 April the world celebrates William Shakespeare’s birth, and to help mark the occasion, we explore the bard’s life as it was lived in the country’s capital, visiting some of the places and objects that helped define him. more >
15th April 2019
Win a five-course dinner with wine at this London Easter hunt
London Shell Co are holding a special event in Paddington and Maida Vale, and the winner gets a dinner for two worth £210. more >
11th April 2019
Five ways to celebrate St Patrick’s Day in London
From the annual parade in Piccadilly to the Trafalgar Square festivities, here are some great ways to join in the craic this St Patrick’s Day. It’s quick and easy to visit London by train for the celebrations on 15–17 March, and raise a glass to commemorate the patron saint of Ireland. more >
13th March 2019
Start the fans! The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience moves to London’s West End
Tickets to the a-MAZE-ing Crystal Maze LIVE Experience at the games’ new venue in London’s West End are now on sale. more >
11th March 2019