A Londoner has created a Tube map with a festive twist to help spread Christmas cheer. The man, who asked only to be named as Paul, created the innovative design as a Christmas card for friends. Stations include ‘We Three Kings Cross St. Pancras’, ‘Holyborn’ and ‘Myrrhgate’. Others listed include ‘Mornington Present’, ‘Charing Frost’ and ‘Winterloo’. Click the image […]
It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Christmas is a fantastic holiday no matter where you are, though London is full of festive cheer and things to do that rival any city on Earth. Many neighbourhoods have creative Christmas light displays, public spaces turn into grand markets, churches ring with music, and other tourist […]
Getty Photographer Peter Macdiarmid has taken pictures of London during Christmas in the past and superimposed them over the modern day – creating a magical look at London’s Christmas Past. Check out the gallery below: Source: Getty Images.
London’s Christmas tree was lit last night to great fanfare in Trafalgar Square. Did you know that the tree is a gift from Norway every year? A Norwegian Spruce has been donated to London every year since 1947 by the City of Oslo as thanks for British support to Norway during the Second World War. […]
After every trip, we always share a list of the places we ate. This time around, the list is rather large because were in the UK for so long (33 days). So, this is not an exhaustive list of every single place we ate, but rather a list of the highlights. We don’t need to […]
The iconic statue of Eros in Piccadilly Circus has been covered in a giant snow globe for the Christmas season. The reason? Other than to be rather festive, it is to protect the statue during the holiday season from vandals. Oh and it looks like sell more ad space in the already ad cluttered […]
The Christmas lights above Regent’s Street, one of London shopping corridors, were turned on last night to much fanfare. It’s a bit early this year, but then they’ve done it later this year than they did last year. The theme this year is Peabody and Sherman, which have a movie coming out, and it’s really […]
Covent Garden has jumped to the front of the Christmas queue and has already had their tree lighting ceremony. Looks stunning and we can’t wait to see it in person when we arrive in London in just 34 days. Here’s a video showing how they put up all of this year’s decorations: Twitter User KCMarketing […]
Just 70 Days now until our trip to England. Can’t wait to see London all lit up for Christmas. The last time we saw London’s Christmas lights was in 2009, when this picture was taken.