Tuesday, 25 April 2017

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Sky Garden

Looking for a memorable and unique experience in London? Visit the Sky Garden! It is at the very top of the “Walkie-Talkie” skyscraper in East London. It is an amazing indoor public garden with breathtaking views of the city. You can go there, relax and enjoy the tropical gardens while sipping a drink…

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Kyoto Gardens-Holland Park

Just off High Street Kensington there is Holland Park, a beautiful hidden gem in the heart of London. It is best known for the Kyoto Gardens, a Japanese-style garden donated by the Chamber of Commerce of Kyoto in 1991. It is a peaceful and relaxing place, with little cascades and carps…

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What to do on Bank Holiday: Little Venice Cavalcade Parade!

Happen to be in London during the bank holiday weekend (29th of April-1st of May)? Don’t miss out Little Venice Cavalcade Parade!!! It is a lovely and colourful boat festival where all the boats are decorated for their annual gathering. Everything is accompanied by good music and great food stalls. Plus, boat…

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What do to in SEPTEMBER: Open House

The open house is a great week-end all over Europe. All private houses receiving public funding HAVE to open to public. So you can see amazing governmental buildings, private libraries, private manors… And in London you have so much too see, from the top of the Gherkin, 10 downing street to the…

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What to do in AUGUST: Nottinghill Carnival

You can’t miss this! 2 days of crazy dancing in Nottinghill, London. The last weekend of August (bank Holiday WE) this fancy residential area of London is turned into a giant celebration of Carribean culture. You can see beautiful costumes when you follow the parade, stop at some raggae or dubstep sound…

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Cycling in London

Have you seen the red bikes around London? They are called “boris bikes” due to the previous Mayor of London but actually belong to Santander… I love them, it’s so much faster than other transports in the city, you get to visit new neighbourhood and do some exercise! at £2…

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Natural History Museum

If you happen to wander around South Kensington don’t miss the Natural History Museum! This amazing neo-gothic building hosts plenty of permanent and temporary exhibitions (most of them are free!). Among the most famous there are the popular Dinosaurs Gallery, the Mammals display and the Fossils collection. On the last…

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Wallace collection

Like museum but wanna see something different? The wallace collection is a big house hidden next to oxford circus. This beautiful house has a full armour , china, painting collection but also a nice greenhouse for afternoon tea. In the basement you can find explanation on crafts techniques to understand how the stunning…

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Oxford in one day

Sometimes you feel like you need to get out of busy london, if you are not for the country aide hike then consider a day out. Oxford is only 1h20 from London Euston train station (return ticket around £8) and you can do a lot in one day! Walk along…

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Afternoon tea at Selfridges

English people are famous for sitting for a cuppa and a scone but is that true in london? At £40 to £50 for an afternoom tea, people don’t really do that everyday… I do however love the whole experience and after checking it out i found one good spot: the…