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Concierge Picks at Number Sixteen

Concierge Picks at Number Sixteen May 14, 2010 | Food, Hotels, Nightlife, Travel Tips | Read More
Number Sixteen in South Kensington Nestled into a stunning side street in South Kensington just steps away from London’s Museum Mile and shopping mecca of Knightsbridge you’ll find Number Sixteen, a gorgeous Victorian, 42 room boutique hotel decorated in chic English elegance. With all that...

London’s LGBT Culture and Hot Spots

London’s LGBT Culture and Hot Spots April 12, 2010 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
In London, nobody really cares about your sexual orientation. The UK is a gay-friendly destination generally (at least in the big cities), but London is especially so. More than don’t ask, don’t show…it’s more like “could care less.” Gay couples have pretty much equal...

Keeping London’s Streets Safe … from dog droppings

Keeping London’s Streets Safe … from dog droppings April 12, 2010 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
London has this wonderful obsession with cleaning up after dogs. Lovely little reminders are everywhere just in case you forget to clear up your pooch’s poop. We have spray painted markings on the sidewalks to jog our memories: Then we have my personal favorite, the classic British insult, yet...

Alternative London: Something Completely Different!

Alternative London: Something Completely Different! April 6, 2010 | Nightlife, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
So you’ve come to London. And you’ve seen Buckingham Palace. And that’s the best thing for some. But not you. You are after something else. All you really want to do isĀ  listen to the latest electro acts nobody knows about back home, buy some cool London fashion and see the gritter,...

Helpful tips to pass as a local

Helpful tips to pass as a local March 23, 2010 | Travel Tips | Read More
Want to look and act the part when visiting London, then follow this list of pointers and expectations: -When crossing the street, look right first. This tip may save your life too. -Pass on the sneakers unless they’re All Stars. Londoners don’t wear sensible shoes for the amount of walking...

What to do in London in the rain … and it will

What to do in London in the rain … and it will March 20, 2010 | Nightlife, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Spring has arrived in London and along with warmer weather, daffodils and hot cross buns comes the rain. Not enough to discourage a trip mind you, but pack your brolly when you come. Cast your worries aside, there are plenty of interesting places to duck into when a shower arrives: -Easiest solution,...