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Ice skating outside the Natural History Museum, London. Image: iStock/Adam Petto

Six of the best UK destinations to get you in the festive spirit

Christmas in the United Kingdom is regarded the world over as a cosy affair of woolly hats, roaring log fires and sparkling lights lining the thoroughfares of the most populated […]

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Hotels

Image courtesy of The Principal London

Our stay of the week – The Principal London

In the elegant streets of Bloomsbury, The Principal London is the perfect bolthole for cultural breaks in the capital – just moments from the British Musuem, the city’s loveliest bookshops […]

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Culture

Dulwich Picture Gallery, London. Image courtesy of Dulwich Picture Gallery/Adam Scott

10 of London’s must-visit secret art galleries

Whether you’re looking for on-the-rise artists or the Western world’s most esteemed Old Masters, London’s art trail never disappoints. Its landmark museums and galleries are strangers to no-one – but […]

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Food & Drink

Ice cream sandwiches at Ruby Violet, London. Image courtesy of Ruby Violet.

Great ice cream parlours around the world

Wherever you are in the world, ice cream is the quintessential summer treat. Whether you’re cycling in Copenhagen or temple-touring in Tokyo, exploring famous streets or keeping off the beaten track, […]

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Destinations

Hanging Bridges in Arenal National Park, Costa Rica. Image: iStock/ geninVA

The world’s best destinations for solo travel

Joining the solo travel tribe may seem a little daunting, but it means discovering the treasures of the world exactly the way you want to – it’s the greatest form […]

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Culture, Destinations

Mayfield Lavender Farm in Banstead. Image: iStock/CharliePhotox

15 unique outdoor activities in and around London this summer

London offers more for summer fun-seekers than might meet the eye: whether with a refreshing kayaking session along the Thames, a day out in fragrant lavender fields, or even a tan […]

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Hotels

Image: Mondrian London at Sea Containers

Our stay of the week – Mondrian London at Sea Containers, London

Inspired by the Golden Age of transatlantic travel, sought-after designer Tom Dixon has created the ultimate destination on London’s South Bank. Since setting up camp in the landmark 1970s building […]

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Food & Drink

Our guide to London’s best afternoon tea

Our guide to London’s best afternoon tea

When a builder’s tea and a digestive won’t cut it, treat yourself to a tiered taste of English eccentricity and history. From iconic settings for afternoon tea purists to quirky newcomers, […]

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Hotels

Image courtesy of The Portobello Hotel, London

16 incredible hotel rooms with bathtubs

No matter whether you’re on a fast-paced city break or an idyllic rural escape, respite and relaxation are always key at the end of each day – and you’ll find fewer […]

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Destinations

Paris, France. Image: iStock/Nikada

Insider tips: how to spend the most romantic day in Paris, Venice and more

Whether you’re celebrating with a champagne experience on the London Eye or sealing your love with a kiss on a bridge in Bruges, Europe holds some of the most magical destinations […]

by × January 29, 2018 × 0 comments