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Portrait Restaurant and Bar London
London: To Do + See

5 Unusual Things To Do In London

I love how my friends in England have a list of things for us to check out whenever I’m in town. So although I no longer live in England, I feel like I’m an insider whenever I visit. Here’s a list of new discoveries…

March 19, 2017
Usual London Pubs
London: To Do + See

Delightfully Unusual Pubs in London

London is one of my favorite cities because it cleverly combines beautifully old with incredibly hip. And in the case of these three pubs, aged meets cool with an unexpected twist. Check these out…   The Prospect of Whitby Surprisingly, few London restaurants or…

October 7, 2016
British Library Tour
Literature London: To Do + See

British Library Tour

It’s interesting that in the world’s largest holding library you are unable to check out a book and need special permission to touch one.  While I had visited this library before, I went back for a proper tour just a few weeks ago. (There…

June 11, 2014
View of Parliament in London
Family Activities London: To Do + See

21 Unique Things To Do In London

– When visiting London, of course you will visit the famous landmarks – Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace, Tower Bridge – – But what if you have a teenager (or grown up) who needs to do more than just sightseeing? – Here’s 21 suggestions of experiences…

January 7, 2014
Mudlarking In London
Family Activities History London: To Do + See

Mudlarking In London

Beachcombing the River Thames in London is known as ‘mudlarking’ – – In the 18th and 19th centuries, impoverished boys and girls aged 8 to 15 scavenged the river’s mud at low tide in search of treasures to sell – It was a dirty…

November 29, 2013
Things To Do In London: Hint Hunt
Family Activities London: To Do + See

Hint Hunt London

 Browsing TripAdvisor’s site for things to do, I was surprised to see this activity currently ranked as the #1 Attraction in London – – So me (being me), HAD to check it out – Shrouded in mystery, Hint Hunt describes itself as – A…

November 13, 2013
Bond Girl For A Day Or Two
London: To Do + See

Bond Girl For A Day Or Two

While our book club has covered many wonderful authors and correlating activities this year, I have to say this James Bond study has been my favorite so far It has been ridiculously fun! – Here’s the lowdown… – Zipping through London along the River…

September 29, 2013
London Thames Barrier
History London: To Do + See

London’s Thames Barrier

Inexplicably, I’ve been wanting to see the Thames Barrier for some time. This 520-meter span of contemporary gating has protected the area of London from flooding since 1982. As one of the world’s largest movable flood barriers, these gates actively have protected London over 100 times…

August 7, 2013