Articles Tagged ‘London Eye’

Top 5 Things to Do in London in an Hour

Top 5 Things to Do in London in an Hour March 25, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
With the arrival of British Summer Time this weekend we thought it was only fitting to suggest a few of the best things to do in London in under 60 minutes. Take advantage of the extra hour of daylight: 1. Walk the length of the South Bank along the Thames from Westminster Bridge to the Tower Bridge...

How to Tackle New Year’s Eve at the London Eye

How to Tackle New Year’s Eve at the London Eye December 30, 2010 | Events | Read More
With over 250,000 spectators expected in the area surrounding the London Eye for the annual New Year’s Eve fireworks show, a few tips are in order: London Eye & Hungerford Bridge on New Year's Eve [flickr image by wobble-san] 1. Arrive early to mark your spot. Some bridges and viewing areas...

Halloween in London

Halloween in London October 30, 2010 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Halloween is begrudgingly catching on by the Brits. Don’t expect over the top decorations, loads of sugary sweets & clever costumes. It’s more of a one night event as opposed to the a month long celebration in the U.S., just another reason to socialize at the pub.  If you’re looking...

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...

What’s Popping up in London?

What’s Popping up in London? September 8, 2010 | What's New | Read More
The Street Kitchen will make an appearance at the London Restaurant Festival in October. I was strolling down the streets of Chicago on a sunny morning about six years ago when the fresh smell of melted mozzarella and marinara sauce grabbed me by the nostrils and ushered me inside a small shop. Much...