The highlights of this month for most Londoner’s are probably the half term week that has quickly snuck up on us, alongside the fact that Halloween has fallen on a Saturday. Schools are breaking up this week and it’s a great time of year to be out exploring the city with your family and making the most of that lovely week off (for the kids anyway). Meanwhile, London is preparing to celebrate the scariest day of the year with a range of themed events for everyone to enjoy, from attractions, to tours and even to special restaurant menus. Here’s how you can get into the spooky spirit.
October 26th is the long anticipated release-date for the next episode in the James Bond phenomenon, where Daniel Craig will not fail to disappoint us with his performance as the charming, yet deadly MI6 agent. Spectre is due to be even bigger, louder and cooler than the international success that was Skyfall and is down to be the best action movie of the year. This week’s blog is dedicated to the fans of the James Bond franchise that either need to get themselves prepared for the big release of the new movie, or want to simply be able to stand where the many actors of 007 stood. Here’s how you can get the low-down behind the genius movie making, right here in London!
In a hectic city like London, sometimes it’s hard to find a bit of peace. Sometimes it’s hard to be immersed into an oasis of calm and drift off in your own little bubble. Sometimes, you just want to get away, relax and unwind. If you agree, you probably need a day or two to get yourself 100% pampered. It may seem totally impossible to get some quiet time anywhere in the capital, but the good news is that there are plenty of secret getaways hidden around the city for you to escape to. Is it time for a good massage? Here’s our guide to the perfect spas for the perfect pamper.
It’s back, it’s bigger and it’s better. The Totally Thames festival has returned for another month of events where you can hear great music, see fascinating art, enjoy some family fun and even dine, all along the River Thames!
One of the reasons why the Georgian House incredible fortunate and proud of its location is that a landmark reflecting true English heritage and culture lies a short walk away from our front door! Since 1837, Buckingham Palace has served as the official London residence of British royals and more than 50,000 lucky people visit as guests to magnificent events hosted inside the beautiful building. What’s more, thanks to the special Summer Openings, the picturesque Palace has been welcoming more and more visitors through its glorious doors with a record number of 413,000 reached in 2010! If you have not considered spending a day out exploring one of the most wonderful landmarks in the country, here’s why we think you should!
When you hear the words ‘summer holiday’, do you immediately think of whisking your family away to an exotic destination far away from home with the sun shining bright, comfortable loungers waiting for you and lots of fun activities to keep the kids busy? Let’s be honest, many of us imagine these wonderful things and it is a great experience for children to explore the world and the cultures within. However, what we sometimes forget, is that the perfect summer holiday can even be spent in a vibrant city, just like London! Our blog this week is to help find you some exciting plans with your family for the summer before it flies away and the clouds start to creep their way back over our skies.