Aug 25, 2019 United Kingdom
Planning a short vacation to the UK’s mega metropolis, London, will inflict decision anxiety even on the most ruthless traveller. How do you trim down a mammoth wish list of attractions into a mere 5-day itinerary? I’ve expertly crafted these 5 days in Lo…
Aug 21, 2019 United Kingdom
Most international tourists choose to book a London walking tour to discover the city through the eyes of a savvy local. But choosing the right walking tour is harder than it sounds. I’ve narrowed down hundreds of potentials to 6 of the best walking tours…
Jan 17, 2015 United Kingdom
We picked up the London Pass and found that it included a walk on the new glass-floored overpass of Tower Bridge. And since we were in the neighbourhood we figured we should couple it with a visit to the Tower of London. Also find out more about the apart…
Nov 23, 2014 United Kingdom
We almost discovered the magnificent display of poppies at The Tower of London by accident, but we were glad we did. 888,246 handmade ceramic flowers symbolised British individuals who had fallen in World War I. My 5-year-old daughter gazed over the sea o…
8 Reasons to Vacation in London By Amanda Brown
Oct 4, 2014 Guest Blogs
London is a unique and captivating city that finds itself high on the list of many travel bucket lists. It has the distinction of being richly cultural, deeply historical, and more than a little funky as well. Because it offers so much to so many differen…
Aug 15, 2014 United Kingdom
During our stay at the Athenaeum in London, we received a surprised knock on the door at 8:45pm on a Saturday night. What happened next shocked us.
Aug 13, 2014 United Kingdom
The most sacred place in the world for any toddler, without a doubt, is Peppa Pig’s house. And when Peppa and George come to visit you have a recipe for frenzied screams loud enough to rival any One Direction hormone-laden teenage crowd.
Aug 11, 2014 United Kingdom
We looked at different options for getting from London to Amsterdam – air, rail and sea. When we weighed up the benefits and disadvantages, rail came out on top. It was faster (total journey time), more convenient and a much more all-round pleasant experi…
Aug 9, 2014 United Kingdom
Last year we wrote a popular post on 10 things to do in London with kids. This year we are adding to it. Some of these things aren’t necessarily ideal for little kids, but the big kids will absolutely love it. Includes theme parks, London Dungeons, Harry …
Aug 8, 2014 United Kingdom
If you enjoy the Harry Potter books or movies, then a visit to the Studio Tour in London sounds like a wizardy wonderland, doesn’t it? Find out how I got there, got around and weather you should try drinking Butterbeer, and if so, how many.
Jul 21, 2014 United Kingdom
When you walk into Qbic London there is a note on the floor “Oh no, not you again!” And somehow the sarcasm, in a strange and quirky way, makes you feel right at home. But one particular decoration in this hotel will stick in my mind forever.
Jul 21, 2014 Hungary
Follow Erin as she travelled solo from Budapest, Hungary to London, UK via Bratislava in Slovakia in 1 day. And finally the confrontation in Luton Airport that resulted in a sad face. It was a strange adventure, and even weirder ending.
Jan 2, 2014 United Kingdom
It started like any travel day. The cab was on time at our house at 5am for our transport to Stansted airport in London. It was dark and cold. We coasted through the city and down the M11 motorway. With 2 miles to go it looked like we would even be early …
Dec 12, 2013 United Kingdom
We heard about the Eating London Food Tour she organised in the East End and I wondered if it could really be possible. When I thought of British food, I thought of bland flavours, plain dishes and an overall lack of excitement. I never thought of doing a…
Nov 24, 2013 United Kingdom
I had never considered London as a children’s destination and was not prepared for the lows (trying to carry a double stroller down underground train stairs) or the highs (two hours in a toy store). Check out our top ten and better yet 5 of them are free!
Nov 18, 2013 United Kingdom
Visiting London after 6 years. Here you can find train prices from Gatwick, where to get your SIM card real cheap and where to stay if you are looking for a luxury family hotel, in the heart of Mayfair.