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EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE BARBICAN CENTRE

East London holds a wide range of activities, events and sites, ranging from Jack the Ripper tours to exclusive club nights. If it’s your first time in the area, then you could do worse than stay at the Barbican rooms … Continue reading

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TOP TIPS FOR GROUP ACTIVITIES IN LONDON

Fun filled weekenders are rife in London. On the weekend, the city streets are filled to the brim with day trippers and weekend warriors, all looking to the capital of the UK for an exciting city break. London is the … Continue reading

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TOP TIPS FOR SPRING IN LONDON

London may be a city which is built for the winter, many of its events and attractions drawing people into roomy yet warm spaces such as museums and galleries, but there is plenty of events and sites in the city … Continue reading

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WHAT MAKES LONDON SUCH A BUSINESS HUB?

When push comes to shove, London has one of the largest financial sectors in Europe. Throughout the sprawling metropolis of Canary Wharf and Liverpool Street, you’ll find buildings glazed with money, their tinted windows giving the outside world only a … Continue reading

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WHAT IS LIVING IN LONDON ACTUALLY LIKE?

Whilst visiting might promise a scratch under London’s surface, more time is needed to really get to know the city. A glimpse may give you a flavour of what to expect, but you’ll only know if it’s to your tastes … Continue reading

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GREAT CHURCHES OF LONDON

London has a longstanding history of inspiring religious architecture. Due to its two millennia of life, there have been many churches and places of worship in London, built, knocked down, and rebuilt through the tumultuous centuries. What’s more, London is … Continue reading

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Family favourites: London’s attractions that are ideal everyone

If you’re thinking of choosing the Barbican area as your local neighbourhood on a short-break spent in London, then you’re certainly spoilt for choice when it comes to things to see and do. That said, the centre of the city … Continue reading

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Traders’ trio: three of London’s unmissable markets

With its rich – and, frankly, legendary – retail reputation, London truly can deliver whatever shopping experience any visitor may be after. Big high-street names? Check. Global brand outlets? Check. Luxury department stores? Check. Cutting-edge fashion boutiques? Check. Old-fashioned, sprawling … Continue reading

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Fabulous February: what’s going on in London?

Featuring a very welcome half-time school holiday (great for visiting families, to say the least), February is a particularly good month to visit the UK capital – especially if you’re intent on making use of winter-based London hotel packages. So, … Continue reading

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Why Spend Your Winter in London?

London is one of the best cities in the world to spend the winter holidays, that is if you don’t mind the rain and cold. If Australia or LA is out of the question, then why not embrace the festive … Continue reading

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