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Photo Friday: Richmond Park

Photo Friday: Richmond Park October 15, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
It’s doubtful when you think of London you would imagine a park with 650 free roaming Red and Fallow deer, but indeed it exists. Richmond Park, the largest of the 8 Royal Parks in London, is nearly 2,500 acres of lush green space and has a 700 year old history. In 1625 King Charles I walled the...

Tate Modern Sunflower Seeds

Tate Modern Sunflower Seeds October 14, 2010 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
On first glance the latest Unilever Series installment in the Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall is rather unremarkable. So much so, you may not even notice it.  Peering over the ledge, I thought the museum was between exhibits. Although I heard a faint sound of what seemed like someone walking on pebbles. Try...

Photo Friday: South Bank Entertainment

Photo Friday: South Bank Entertainment October 8, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
Just south of the Thames near Westminster Bridge where the South Bank begins (or ends depending how you view it) lies a street performer’s dreamland. Millions of visitors pass this area en route to the London Eye, Big Ben, the London Aquarium or to the National Theatre begging to be entertained....

Best Cultural Experience in London for Under $5

Best Cultural Experience in London for Under $5 October 6, 2010 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
How Cheap is Cheap? Once again the NileGuide local experts have been given a $5.00 challenge which always makes me cringe. That equates to a whopping $3.15 hardly enough for round trip bus fare in town. Now London does do free very well: museums, parks, street entertainment, exhibits and walks but when...

RIB Voyage: An Alternative Tour of London

RIB Voyage: An Alternative Tour of London September 17, 2010 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Tired of touring a city on a bus via audio guide with those achey earphones? What about listening to tour guides spout endless information into muffled microphones?  Do you have bored children in tow who would rather text friends back home instead of soaking in the culture? How does a one hour comedic...

Top 5 Hidden Gems in London

Top 5 Hidden Gems in London August 5, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
You’ve seen Big Ben a dozen times, been to the British Museum, ridden the London Eye and now it’s time to go beyond the major tourist attractions for just a few of the dozens of London’s hidden gems: 1. Ye Olde Watling - one the best boozers with a view in the city. Standing outside...

Summer Opening of Buckingham Palace

Summer Opening of Buckingham Palace July 19, 2010 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
27 July – 1 October, 2010 For only a few weeks each summer, when the Queen sets off for Scotland, Buckingham Palace opens its doors to the public for a rare glimpse into life inside the nineteen State Rooms. If you’re in London during the opening period from 27 July to 1 October,...

Ping! London: A Free Street Table Tennis Project

Ping! London: A Free Street Table Tennis Project June 28, 2010 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Pick up a bat & try England’s favorite Victorian sport 24 July – 22 August Photo: Julio Albarrán This summer London’s airports, train stations, tourist spots, landmarks, parks and squares will host 100 free “stay & play” ping pong tables to promote the sport and...

World Cup 2010: Where to watch in London

World Cup 2010: Where to watch in London June 3, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
Counting down to World Cup 2010 has begun and signs of the frenzy over the beautiful game are quite clear across London. The Cross of St. George is once again flying from the windows of white work vans and hanging out of bedroom windows and every joint in town is advertising World Cup specials. The big...

London Art Scene: Questioning Identity

London Art Scene: Questioning Identity May 21, 2010 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
White Cube in Hoxton is currently hosting London artist Marc Quinn’s latest provacative and thought provoking exhibit simply titled ‘Allanah, Buck, Catman, Chelsea, Michael, Pamela and Thomas’ delving into the complex relationship between identity and body. Quinn’s obsession...
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