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Eating Viet in London

Eating Viet in London

Hot town, summer in the city… has arrived early in London this year. So, what to eat? Man cannot survive...
Notting Hill Carnival: Where London Meets the Caribbean

Notting Hill Carnival: Where London Meets...

If you’re visiting London at the end of August, pack your glitziest carnival kit, your whistle, tail...
Time for Pimm’s!

Time for Pimm’s!

PIMM’S No.1 Cup is Britain’s favorite summer beverage and resurrects itself each May with...
Eat Your Way Around London This Weekend

Eat Your Way Around London This Weekend

Now that the wedding of the century is old news, let’s return to what regularly fuels the soul...

Events

Master the Chelsea Flower Show

Master the Chelsea Flower Show

The annual Royal Horticultural Society’s Chelsea Flower Show returns 24-28 May, 2011. Maneuver through the maze of...
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May 20, 2011 8:15

Food

Eating Viet in London

Eating Viet in London

Hot town, summer in the city… has arrived early in London this year. So, what to eat? Man cannot survive on salad leaves...
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Jun 21, 2011 14:34

Things to Do

Free Running Extreme Sport Leaps to Southbank Stage

Free Running Extreme Sport Leaps to Southbank Stage

You’ve seen it on television, in films, and viral internet clips, now the highly dangerous extreme sport of ‘free...
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May 27, 2011 13:11

Travel Tips

Going to London to See the Queen?

Going to London to See the Queen?

When you return home from a holiday to London, surprise the smarty pants who quips, “Did you see the Queen?”...
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May 25, 2011 11:18

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Eating Viet in London

Eating Viet in London June 21, 2011 | Food, What's New | Read More
Hot town, summer in the city… has arrived early in London this year. So, what to eat? Man cannot survive on salad leaves and barbecues alone, but when the mercury is rising and there’s no air-conditioning – we’re in the UK remember! – it’s difficult to get enthusiastic about roasts, or...

Notting Hill Carnival: Where London Meets the Caribbean

Notting Hill Carnival: Where London Meets the Caribbean June 16, 2011 | What's New | Read More
If you’re visiting London at the end of August, pack your glitziest carnival kit, your whistle, tail feathers, and – if you can fit it in — your steel drum and biggest baddest sound system! You may know the name Notting Hill from the soppy Hugh Grant/Julia Roberts rom-com, but to Londoners...

5 Essential British Summer Desserts

5 Essential British Summer Desserts May 30, 2011 | Food | Read More
Summers don’t last long in London and those precious three months are crammed with outdoor concerts, alfresco dining, festivals, the social sporting events of Ascot, Wimbledon, and Henley Royal Regatta, and lazy afternoons in pub gardens — each of which must be accompanied by local seasonal...

Free Running Extreme Sport Leaps to Southbank Stage

Free Running Extreme Sport Leaps to Southbank Stage May 27, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
You’ve seen it on television, in films, and viral internet clips, now the highly dangerous extreme sport of ‘free running’ has been crafted into an exciting theatrical production. Free Run stars local free running team 3Run, credited with the opening scene to James Bond film, Casino...

Going to London to See the Queen?

Going to London to See the Queen? May 25, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
When you return home from a holiday to London, surprise the smarty pants who quips, “Did you see the Queen?” With these suggested Queen-spotting venues and events, you will even have photographic proof. Best Places to Catch Sight of Her Majesty In & Around London Buckingham Palace -...

Master the Chelsea Flower Show

Master the Chelsea Flower Show May 20, 2011 | Events | Read More
The annual Royal Horticultural Society’s Chelsea Flower Show returns 24-28 May, 2011. Maneuver through the maze of displays, tents and the sea of fellow horticulturalists, as quickly as a master gardener prunes a patch of petunias, with these top tips: Download the show’s insider’s...

Rise Early for the Billingsgate Fish Market

Rise Early for the Billingsgate Fish Market May 18, 2011 | Food | Read More
Trading over 25,000 tons of fish a year, Billingsgate Fish Market is the UK’s busiest fish market. It may be hidden away from central London on the Isle of Dogs in East London, yet well worth an early morning schlep to buy the freshest catch of the day and witness London’s friendly fishmongers...

Time for Pimm’s!

Time for Pimm’s! May 16, 2011 | What's New | Read More
PIMM’S No.1 Cup is Britain’s favorite summer beverage and resurrects itself each May with the opening of the seasonal social scene. One whiff of the fruity tonic will have you asking in your best plumby accent, “Anyone for PIMM’s?” flickr image: Mike Fleming In 1823 London...

Eat Your Way Around London This Weekend

Eat Your Way Around London This Weekend May 5, 2011 | Food, What's New | Read More
Now that the wedding of the century is old news, let’s return to what regularly fuels the soul … food.  Thankfully there are plenty of food festivals this weekend around London that should certainly keep your hearts and stomachs full. Meet over 400 of Britain’s finest local producers...

Afternoon Tea in London (but not as we know it…)

Afternoon Tea in London (but not as we know it…) May 5, 2011 | Food, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Afternoon tea in London? Why, of course! The Ritz, The Palm Court, Fortnum & Mason’s. Sipping a cup of Earl Grey from best bone china, and cucumber sandwiches, scones and cream on best Wedgwood china. Chintzy hotel parlours and tinkly harp and piano music. How charmingly 20th century!  But of...
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