How to Party the Hardest at Notting Hill Carnival 2014

The Notting Hill Carnival takes place from 9am-7pm, :Sunday 24th August – Monday 25th August 2014. The event is FREE to attend. Residents of Westbourne Grove: We suggest you stock up on groceries early. Come August long weekend, crossing the street to...

The Top 10 Weekend Breaks from London

Visiting England for the first time? Most people make a beeline for London, without discovering what the rest of Blighty has to offer. So we asked guest blogger (and American) Jonathan Thomas for his top tips for seeing the real England. A self-confessed...

Top Places to Watch the World Cup 2014 Final in London

Seeing that Britain is pretty much football obsessed, it’s safe to say that the whole of London will be holding it’s breath this Sunday, 13th July at 8pm for the grand Germany vs. Argentina finale. No doubt everyone, everywhere in the city...

Where to Watch Wimbledon 2014 in London

If you haven’t got the courtside tickets you dreamed of, don’t worry, there are plenty of places to watch Wimbledon outside of your stuffy little living room. There are big screens dotted all around London for your tennis viewing pleasure and pretty...

Run a Marathon: Top 5 Marathons Around the World

Back in January many of you may have made New Year’s resolutions to get fit and shift those unwanted extra pounds. Fast forward a couple of months, however, and the chances are that that initial motivation is beginning to waver as the...

London January Sales

Dedicated shopaholics know that January in London can only mean one thing… SALES! Didn’t feel spoilt enough at Christmas? Fancy a new winter wardrobe? Still have money left over despite your December present splurge (or, you know, just managed to increase your...

East vs West London: The Epic Battle

By Nick Huxsted As a Londoner I often take this marvellous city for granted. Long gone are the days I used to visit as a tourist (ok bewildered child) and marvel at the sheer scale, size and complexity of the...

What’s Happening in September?

Summer is officially over…we know it’s hard, but trust us, there is plenty to look forward to –  the world is buzzing this month with hundreds of exciting events to welcome autumn. We’ve chosen our favourites to help get you through this...

Quirks & Perks: 16 British Royal Family Facts


Taking a turn around the official British Royal Monarchy website, I found myself clicking on ‘latest job vacancies’. I understand that the position of ‘Prince Williams’ sweetheart’ has been filled by Kate Middleton, but I was rather disappointed to discover...