• Shoreditch Graffiti
    The Michelangelos of Shoreditch
    Posted in: Highlights, Photos, Places

    If you ever venture to the backstreets of East Central London you’ll be pushed to find a greater concentration of muralists, street artists and skilled graffiti taggers as there are in Shoreditch than in any other area of London. Bear witness to their incredible work some of which might even have kept the Renaissance Masters […]

  • London's Chinatown
    London’s Chinatown
    Posted in: Highlights, Photos, Places

    It is the year of the Rooster. On the eve of Chinese New Year we look at Chinatown, one of London’s most well-known pockets of ethnic minority communities. Situated in the back streets between Leicester Square and Piccadilly there are cheek by jowl restaurants which especially during Chinese New Year are a tourist magnet. What’s […]

  • Canary Wharf Winter Lights Festival
    Canary Wharf Winter Lights Festival
    Posted in: Events & Festivals, Highlights, Photos

    If you missed the 2016 Christmas lights head for One Canada Square for The Canary Wharf Winter Lights Festival. And you’ll have plenty of time to catch up on the seasonal illuminations because it runs from 16-27 Jan. Want to be featured or want to advertise to a jet-setting audience worldwide?

  • Curtain Road, Shoreditch
    Curtain Rd, Shoreditch: Where the UK’s Theatre History Began
    Posted in: Drama & Theatre, Highlights, Photos, Places

    Curtain Road in Shoreditch has its place in British history as the location for Britain’s earliest theatres. In 1576 the first purpose-built modern playhouse was constructed on this road and given the succinct title of The Theatre. Nice name! It comes from the Latin term Theatrum used to describe a Roman playhouse and was the […]

  • X'mas at Leicester Square
    Leicester Square At Christmas
    Posted in: Events & Festivals, Food & Dining, Highlights, Photos

    Leicester Square at Christmas is where it’s at! The festive experience in the heart of the capital and it couldn’t be better placed surrounded by the best of restaurants, theatres, bars and nightclubs. A godsend for revellers. Yes, a pop-up festival of eateries, X’mas merchandisers and other winter wonderland goodies.

  • HOT BAKES - The London Bake Off 2016
    Cake O’ Christmas – The Winner Takes All
    Posted in: Events & Festivals, Highlights, Photos

    It was bakes galore at HOT BAKES – The London Bake Off 2016 held in Clarendon Hall of York House, Richmond on 17th December. And why not? What better time to get stuffed with cakes n bakes than X’mas? Londoners woke up to a thick, misty fog lining the overcast skies and chilly, wet weather […]

  • Taste of London 2016
    Taste of London 2016
    Posted in: Events & Festivals, Highlights, Photos

    Taste of London 2016 hailing itself as The World’s Greatest Restaurant Festival certainly brought together world-renowned chefs and the best of London restaurants offering samples of their latest exquisite food and drink products. Caviar champagne, wine and other gourmet delights from as far afield as Honduras ad the Far East. Not to be missed! November […]