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Things to do in London in January 2020

London Events in January

Looking for a way to beat the January blues? Then you need our guide to the best London events in January. Peter Gray reports London Events in January was published on the 2nd of January 2020   J...

London's cosiest hotels - the lobby at the Hoxton

The 10 best places to work remotely in London

Ricky Gervais may have made it seem cosy and familiar, but the horrors of the office are all too real. Whether trying to avoid the boss and his crap jokes, becoming the butt of office gossip, or engag...

A crowd dance at the Notting Hill Carnival - one of our things to do in London in August 2019

Things to Do in London in August 2019

There is no better time to explore London than August. With a dazzling array of festivals, parades and carnivals, this is the month when the city moves outside, with Londoners eager to soak up some we...

Best Small Museums in London

The best small museums in London

Our guide to the best small museums in London was written in May 2019. London’s large scale museums offer the visitor a feast of riches. As is commonly the case with feasts, however, if you don’...

The Top 10 Cheap Things to Do in London

Cheap Things to do in London

We know you don’t think the words “cheap” and “London” belong in the same sentence, but if you know where to look, you’ll be surprised at just how many amazing deals there are to be had. Contrary to p...

10 Most Instagrammable cafes in London - The Brasserie of Light

The 10 Most Instagrammable Cafes and Restaurants in London

Admit it – when was the last time you ate food while it was still hot? Can’t remember? Blame it on Instagram. Cold food is an occupational hazard for instagrammers. I mean, how can anybody...

10 best things to do in London

The 10 Best Things to Do in London

In a city as diverse as London, you’d have to be crazy to try to make a list of the top ten things to do, right? Well no, actually. Your time is precious, and we know you’d rather spend it on th...

10 Best ways to make new friends in London

Make New Friends in London

Just arrived and looking to make new friends in London? Ok, don’t despair, help is at hand. Moving to a new city can be exhilarating – there’s so much to see and do – new food, new places, new a...