For all the millions who have come to know London's familiar face, like any truly great city it retains its secrets. For every Hampton Court or Westminster Abbey there are many hundreds of lesser treasures, so many indeed that the sheer weight of cultural and architectural wealth can overwhelm and each day these same visitors stroll through the streets without even noticing so … [Read more...] about Guest Article: London’s Best Historic Pubs by David Long
During London Cocktail Week in October, cocktail tours on original red Routemaster double-decker buses will visit more than 100 cocktail bars, each offering a bespoke drink for £4. At special London Cocktail Week bus stops outside participating bars, bartenders will serve mini-cocktails to drinkers wearing a London Cocktail Week wristband while they wait for the … [Read more...] about All aboard for a week of cocktails – London Cocktail Week 2011
It’s a common misconception that all the sights and sounds of the city are located in zone 1. Some of London’s most prized possessions are located in the east, and although they’re not Buckingham Palace or Trafalgar Square, they’re still definitely worth investigating! It’s also a lot cheaper staying at hotels in the East End, allowing you to save your hard-earned pounds whilst … [Read more...] about Dainty Delights of East London – Guide to the East End of London
Which pub is the oldest in London? Ask twelve men and you´ll get twelve different answers. Since 90% of London pubs were destroyed in the Great Fire in 1666, there aren´t many pubs left that date from before 1666. Of the ones that did escape the Great Fire, retrieving the exact date is quiet hard most of the times. And of the few that did survive many claim to be the oldest. … [Read more...] about Top 5 of the Oldest Pubs in London to Visit And Have a Pint – Which One is Your Favorite?