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Luxurious London: Adele at the Brit Awards

February 20, 2013

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Some of the biggest names in the business such as Adele will be in attendance at the Brit Awards – hopefully she’ll be able to finish her speech this time! As you can imagine, London is a playground as nothing is too expensive or off limits. With that in mind, how would Adele prepare for [...]

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James Bond’s London

October 10, 2012

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James Bond locations in the films

James Bond is a well-travelled man as this map shows. He’s globetrotted to Jamaica in the first movie Dr.No, Thailand in The Man with the Golden Gun and even Madagascar in Casino Royale. Britain has featured prominently in the series that celebrates its 50th anniversary this November. The latest Bond movie, Skyfall, will see him [...]

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Latest British Airways ad brings a jumbo jet down your street. No, really.

June 20, 2012

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There have been some pretty impressive ads running on the back of the Olympics recently (I defy anyone to keep a dry eye during P&G’s “Thanks Mum” campaign), but I must admit that the latest offering from British Airways is pretty cool. The advert is encouraging us to give our athletes the “Home Advantage” and [...]

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Exploring punk, the arts and bohemian Chelsea

May 22, 2012

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Chelsea is one of the most exclusive neighbourhood in west London, with plenty to keep a pair of deep pockets occupied. At the moment it may be getting most of its attention for the Chelsea Flower Show and and the TV show Made in Chelsea, but the area has a lot to offer the traveller. [...]

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Discover Mayfair on Pinterest

May 17, 2012

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Known as one of the most exclusive areas in London, Mayfair plays host to the private banks and wealth managers of the city. With its collection of corporate headquarters and embassies, the area plays an important role in London’s commercial sector. Source: google.com via Rob on Pinterest   Source: Uploaded by user via Louise on [...]

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Our favourite UK weekend breaks

February 14, 2012

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Liverpool

A weekend break is the perfect choice for those who want to escape from their weekly routine, spend some time with their families or friends and just relax and forget about work preoccupations. The different tourist alternatives and the cheap flights to the UK have made the country a popular destination for weekend getaways. Visitors [...]

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Visit your favourite city for free, just enter competitions!

January 13, 2012

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London has some of the most historic, elegant and outstanding architectural pieces in the world. It is a city that is celebrated for preserving history in its buildings and keeping modern builds authentic as well as maintaining the cities’ traditional feel. London is often thought of as the capital of Europe, encapsulating a variety of cultures, religions [...]

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London 2012 Olympics could cost British tourism £3.5bn

November 7, 2011

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The number of tourists visiting London in 2012 will fall because of the Olympics. The Government claims that the Queen’s Jubilee and the Olympic games could draw and extra four million visitors to our shores in 2012, but a survey by the European Tour Operators Association (ETOA) claims different. Looking back at the last six [...]

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The ferris wheel icon of the London skyline

October 5, 2011

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The London Eye held the mantle of world’s tallest ferris wheel until 2005 when it was overshadowed by the Star of Nanchang in Jianxi, China, which was subsequently  dwarfed by the enormous, 165m Singapore Flyer in 2008. That said, the London Eye is probably the most iconic, and is one of the most popular tourist desinations in the [...]

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How about a city break in London?

September 16, 2011

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London is the most-visited city in the UK, with more than 14 million people from around the world taking their holidays in England’s capital every year. It’s not surprising so many people come here when it is home to some of the most recognised landmarks in the world. Here’s our recommendation for six of the [...]

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