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London’s reputation as a city of global prominence doesn’t usually include romance. However, in recent years visitors have been discovering a city that can offer as much atmosphere and charm as young couples are willing to find under its many layers. Here is a guide on how to get the most out of a romantic day in London.

london romantic day

Start with a relaxing brunch either in your hotel in London or one of the many riverside cafes. read full article

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Getting from the airport terminals of Gatwick Airport to central London may seem like a daunting task, especially for first-time travelers. But it is a lot easier than you think. There are a few different options for transportation – Gatwick Express (the quickest way), private hire transfer, easyBus, First Capital Connect trains, National Express Coach, Southern trains, or taxi.

london airport transfer

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I remember trying to convince my ex boyfriend to stay in a castle in Gloucester. Apparently it wasn’t a real holiday because it wasn’t abroad (he then balked at the prices of castles abroad and that was the end of that). But I like the idea of going on holiday in the UK. There’s loads of the country that I haven’t seen, and I really want to. There are some really unique hotels around UK, and here are the top three that I’m itching to try.

uk: unique hotels

The Old Railway Station

Rail travel is something I’ve romanticised for years. It’s Brief Encounter’s fault. And the Orient Express. read full article

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Spending the run up to Christmas in the UKs capital is festive tradition at its best. London of course has some of the best Christmas shopping in the world; although if you are looking for something a little different to celebrate the build up of this magical time of year, here is a selection of yuletide activities the city has to offer for 2010.

London: things to do at christmas

5k Santa Run/Christmas Pudding Race

If you feel like something a little bit different, even a bit of winter exercise to help you keep those unwanted holiday lbs at bay, head to Greenwich Park on Sunday 5th December where they are holding their annual 5K Santa race. read full article

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Although London holds a lot of allure for international vacationers with its multi-cultural population, history, and numerous other venues, the city is not normally known for its beer breweries like the entire UK is renowned for its numerous pubs.
Drinking Beer in London
Surprisingly, there are numerous breweries in London worth mentioning and we have listed our top choices as the best breweries in London below. read full article

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If you’re in London over Wimbledon, you can’t really avoid tennis fever. This year, things are a little bit different. There’s a little thing called the World Cup that seems to be taking over (not for me, I’m not really a football kinda gal).

London Tennis Wimbledon

But, Wimbledon is still huge and just because there’s a bit of footy going on, that doesn’t mean you’ll just be able to rock read full article

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It’s a cow. It’s purple. It’s upside-down. The Udderbelly in London Southbank

London Udderbelly

is an unusual venue. Sponsored by E4, read full article

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There are some really interesting late night openings in London‘s museums.

Raikkonen's McLaren at London Design Museum

Tate’s late series always goes down well, read full article

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If science fiction isn’t really you’re thing, and you’re looking for a another film festival fix,

London Cinema, Bus and Telephone Box

then you’re in luck. The East End Film Festival takes place read full article

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London’s Sci-Fi Festival kicks off next week (April 28th – 3rd May), and there’s a lot to see!

Sci-Fi London Festival

So try and keep up, we’re going to whizz through everything so you know where and when all the best bits are. read full article

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Hampstead Heath is a huge area of parkland near North London’s affluent Hampstead and one of London’s biggest, best and most loved parks.

Hampstead Heath deer, London

A fantastic place to spend an afternoon in London, Hampstead Heath is most famous for its open-air swimming ponds. It is also an excellent park for running read full article

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The Royal Botanical Gardens in Kew, southwest London, is one of the world’s most famous gardens and home to plants from around the globe.

Kew Gardens, London

There are glasshouses with tropical flowers, herb gardens and spring flowers, treetop walks and regular events from study days to concerts. read full article

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The Chelsea Flower Show is one the most famous garden shows in the world and a major social occasion in London.

Chelsea Flower Show, London

Known for their love of gardening, Brits flock to this annual garden show in London’s Chelsea and famous visitors and supporters include the British Royal Family. read full article

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Scotland’s capital city may be overflowing with cosy hotels, tempting restaurants and cheerful locals but like any ancient place, the city has a dark and eerie past.
Ghost Tour in Edinburgh
Edinburgh’s long and colourful history is filled with tales of hauntings, witches and gruesome murders – just the sort of thing to shock and amaze the bravest of young travellers. Here are three of Edinburgh’s spookiest attractions. read full article

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Owing its very existence to the majestic River Thames, London is intimately connected to all things maritime.

Cutty Sark, London

As the heart of the British Empire, the city was once one of the most important ports in Europe, where ships would set sail for exotic destinations across the globe. read full article

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