Top picks for a perfectly English afternoon tea in London

English afternoon tea in London

When it comes to British food traditions, is there anything more perfectly English than the institution of afternoon tea? Possibly fish and chips or a roast dinner but they are not nearly as exciting or filled with ritual as a proper English afternoon tea with all the trimmings and ceremony. Whether you are visiting London […]

A visitor’s guide to London’s famous parks and gardens

Famous London Parks: Richmond Park

A trip to London is usually full of visits to monuments, galleries and museums, but take some time out to enjoy the city’s green spaces. No matter the season, a walk through London’s famous parks and gardens is a gentler way to soak up the city’s atmosphere. This is my guide to London’s parks and […]

A Wind in the Willows picnic

Wind in the Willows picnic St James Hotel

‘What’s inside it?’ asked the Mole, wriggling with curiosity. ‘There’s cold chicken inside it,’ replied the Rat briefly; ‘cold tongue, cold ham, cold beef, pickled gherkins, salad, french rolls, cress sandwiches, potted meat, ginger beer, lemonade, soda water—’ ‘O stop, stop,’ cried the Mole in ecstasies: ‘This is too much!’ ‘Do you really think so?’ […]

3 days in London: see all the classic sights with our London itinerary

london first time 3 days itinerary

Welcome to London! One of the greatest cities on earth has so much to explore. So where do you start? This 3 day London itinerary is perfect for first-time visitors or those who want to revisit the classic sights and venues that make the city so unique. We assume you like to have a variety […]

London: A unique Camden walking tour with “This Charming Man”

camden walking tour with unseen and visit.org

Once upon a time, I liked to think of myself as a bit rock n roll. Not too crazy but I had a few qualifying experiences that made me think I had some rocking cred. A child of the 80s, I was into the Clash and Stone Roses rather than Madonna or Simple Minds. My […]

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