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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...

World Music at the Kemia Bar

World Music at the Kemia Bar April 6, 2011 | Events, Food, Nightlife, What's New | Read More
Despite its central London location in buzzing Heddon Street (just off Regent Street), it’s easy to walk past the Kemia Bar, and never know it’s there. And thankfully, most people do. Thankfully because it only holds around 100 people max, and at that point you’re cheek by jowl. Stepping into...

Westminster Abbey Set for Royal Wedding

Westminster Abbey Set for Royal Wedding November 24, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
Already designated as a national holiday, Friday, April 29, 2011 is set for the wedding of Kate Middleton and Prince William at London’s Westminster Abbey. Possibly to avoid repeating the St. Paul’s Cathedral nuptials of William’s parents Charles and Diana, the couple decided on Westminster...

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...

Photo Friday: Richmond Green

Photo Friday: Richmond Green October 1, 2010 | What's New | Read More
London's suburban Borough of Richmond Upon Thames is just 15 minutes by train from Waterloo Station (image: Erin Maury) Walking along the ever so posh Richmond Green I spotted this quirky sign peering out at me from the landscaping. Snapping a picture was just too tempting. Wonder if the...

Strike on the Underground: Organized Chaos

Strike on the Underground: Organized Chaos September 4, 2010 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Transport for London (TFL) announced a Tube strike is set to begin Monday evening for 24 hours with Underground travel return to normal Wednesday morning. Just in time for students returning to school and commuters coming off summer vacations, millions of Londoners will be forced to find alternate means...
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