The National Trust is the caretaker for many castles, manor homes, gardens, and parks throughout the United Kingdom. Of course, just because the Trust manages a lot of locations in the country doesn’t mean it doesn’t have places to visit in Britain’s cities and especially in London. London is home to over a dozen National Trust properties from the ancient to the modern, and … [Read more...] about Ten National Trust Properties in London
Here's our round-up of new exhibitions, shows, and other events taking place in London for February 2023. There's a lot to see and do this month! There are also quite a few events from last month still going on; you can see our list of those events here. Dirty Dancing 2 February – 16 April 2023 Dominion Theatre Nearest Station: Tottenham Court Road Exploding with … [Read more...] about What’s On in London Events for February 2023
There are a lot of ways in which you could be spending your free time, and making sure that you have an engaging and enjoyable time in your spare hours is important. If you are not doing this, then your enjoyment and quality of life will not be as high as it could be. Finding the little aspects of life which can provide joy can be tough at times. However, with so many … [Read more...] about 3 Types of Casinos You Can Visit Today
London has always been popular with artists. It is also a major political city, so you will often see many political and social influences in the city’s art scene. There are many renowned galleries like the Tate Modern, The National Gallery, Royal Academy of Arts, Hayward Gallery, Barbican, and others that showcase the best talents. The London street art is also vibrant, which … [Read more...] about Where to See Banksy Art in London?
The Cosmic House is the first Post-Modern house in the UK to be given Grade I listed status (meaning it must be preserved). Once the private residence of the late Maggie and Charles Jencks, the eccentric home opened to the public in September 2021 as a "cultural laboratory" and museum. From the outside, it doesn't necessarily stand out from all of the other large brick and … [Read more...] about Exploring The Cosmic House in London
The public transport system in the UK’s capital, London, is a miracle of modern engineering and planning. It is also vast and very busy on a daily basis. During peak hours, it can be difficult and intimidating to figure out how to get around. Fortunately, getting around London doesn’t have to be confusing or stressful. This guide will cover the main public transport options … [Read more...] about How to get around London: a guide to public transport in London
Planning a funeral can be an emotionally and financially challenging task, especially during difficult times such as these. Preparing to provide your loved one with the best possible farewell is essential. Furthermore, you can also contact professional agencies like the Fenix Funeral, who can help you manage all the funeral aspects so that you can focus on your family. Here … [Read more...] about A Step-by-Step Guide to Planning a Funeral in Chelsea
If your travels have brought you to London, you should take advantage of the opportunity to play in British casinos. This type of leisure will undoubtedly be of interest to those who like gambling entertainment. But we also recommend going to the most beautiful London casinos to those tourists who have not been fond of gambling before. In such institutions, visitors get vivid … [Read more...] about 5 Most Beautiful Casinos to Visit on a Trip to London
Winter season in Europe lasts until February so a nice retreat can be an excellent idea if you’re planning a cozy and cool vacation someplace quiet and away from the hustle and bustle of city life. Winter vacations can be a bit challenging since vacationers will spend most of their time indoors since it usually snows or is extremely cold. Still, many wanted to stay in a remote … [Read more...] about Top Reasons for spending winter in Europe
Due to the recent regulations in place and the possible new laws that will be coming to the UK gambling industry, some bettors are making a choice to leave the market and seek out currently present in the UK online gambling sites in other countries. Customers are concerned about the financial checks that are being conducted by casino websites and sportsbooks. The UK requires … [Read more...] about UK May Lose Gamblers to Black Market
Presented in the Main Galleries at the Royal Academy in London from 21 January 2023, Spain and the Hispanic World celebrates the unrivaled collection of the Hispanic Society Museum & Library in New York. This landmark exhibition presents a visual narrative of the history of Spanish culture. It brings together outstanding works from Spain and colonial Latin America, from … [Read more...] about New Royal Academy Exhibition: Treasures from Spain and the Hispanic World
Starting a new business in London can be both exciting and challenging. With a vibrant economy and a diverse range of industries, London is a great place to start a new company. However, the competitive nature of the city can also make it a daunting task for entrepreneurs and new business owners. If you’re going to make a success of your business in London, it is important … [Read more...] about Starting A New Business In London: Your First Steps
The city that needs no introduction is London. This Thames River divided the capital of England and the United Kingdom and has a sacred place in History. Anyone travelling to Europe is likely to begin their adventurous pilgrimage from this city, the home of the Big Eye, Big Ben, Westminster, and the British Monarch. Touring London isn’t what you should be doing, rather, living … [Read more...] about 7 Ideas For A Memorable Solo Trip To London
Wondering "Where are the travel trends going this year?" is normal since the lockdown changed many individuals' expectations of vacations. Some appreciate spending time outdoors more, while others seek to immerse themselves in genuine, unique experiences. If last year was about the triumphant comeback or travel, this year is about creatively reinterpreting it amidst the … [Read more...] about Travel is Still a Top-Priority, According to Booking’s Travel Predictions for 2023. But How?
Last month we posted an excerpt from David Styles' memory of the London Black Taxi trade, Everyone is Entitled to My Opinion: A Journey Around a Cabbie's Capital. You can read it here. This month we've got TWO copies to giveaway to two lucky Londontopia readers! To enter, simply fill in the form below and agree to sign-up for email updates from Londontopia (we put out a … [Read more...] about Win A Copy of London Black Cab Drivers’ Memoir
The big smoke is one of the most visited cities on the planet. London has a population of millions with millions more flocking to the capital every year to check out the architecture, culture, and see the sights. Understandably, when you factor in how many people are living within close proximity, there are all kinds of nasty bugs and viral infections that can quickly … [Read more...] about 7 Common Viral Infections Affecting Londoners and How to Cope
In this article, we’ll be discussing the wealth of options for first-time buyers in London… As a first-time buyer in the London area, you need to make sure that you take advantage of any schemes available. Buying property is expensive, which is why any help you can get would be greatly appreciated. There are a few different schemes available to help ease the costs of … [Read more...] about What Schemes Are Available for First-Time Buyers in London?
As the capital city of England, London is a great place to set up a business. With a wealth of talent and opportunities, there are many reasons to start a business in London. If you’re coming from abroad, then it’s a good idea to start researching different routes of entry that suit your entrepreneurial ambitions, such as the global business mobility visa. Below, we’ll be … [Read more...] about 5 Reasons Why Setting up a Business in London is a Good Idea
British food used to be regarded as bland and gross, but in recent years, the enthusiasm for it has reached the point of obsession, and it’s now one of the most eclectic cuisines in the world. London is one of the best food cities in the world, boasting an extraordinary array of award-winning restaurants, home to critically acclaimed chefs like Gordon Ramsay, Heston Blumenthal, … [Read more...] about 5 Inspiring Kitchen Design Trends We’re Eyeing Right Now
You always wanted to have that cool Instagram photo with a beautiful winery behind as a backdrop. Well, Châteauneuf du Pape has several wineries for you to visit. These wineries are open for tourists and provide one of the most beautiful sights you will ever see. The scenes you will experience are just like a fairytale, you will feel like you are a part of a magical world. … [Read more...] about Best Wineries in Châteauneuf du Pape to Visit
London is a wonderful city to spend a lot of time in, but if you’re not careful, you can also end up spending a lot of money. Any capital city can be an expensive place to visit, but it also has some inexpensive attractions and activities as well. From low-cost movies to being your own tour guide, there are plenty of cheap options throughout the city that you can use to … [Read more...] about Ten Cheap Things You Can Do in London on a Budget
Cockney rhyming slang is a major part of East London culture and a language that adds to the character of the East End. We recently covered ten great Cockney phrases we thought you should know but of course, with any subculture language, those ten are not the end of these great rhymes. We have found another ten Cockney rhyming slang words and phrases that we thought you … [Read more...] about Ten More Great Cockney Phrases and their Meanings
Around the world, there are several major cities that are known as ‘medical hubs’ – and London is one of them. For decades, London has been widely regarded as one of the best medical hubs in the world. Specifically, Harley Street is the place to go in London. This particular Londonian street is a goldmine for private healthcare. Here, millions of people every year visit the … [Read more...] about Why Is London Known as a Medical Hub?
It's all change for London's museum scene as names change, locations close, and new exhibitions start. Here's your guide to what's going on in London in January 2023. The Museum of London Docklands celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2023 with a name change to The London Docklands Museum. Housed in a Grade I listed converted Georgian sugar warehouse, it tells the story of … [Read more...] about What On in London Events for January 2023
Business class flights from New York to London are more popular today than ever. Features that differentiate business class from economy class include airfare, check-in, waiting rooms, seating, meals, and drinks. In addition, there are additional bonuses, including prioritizing the opportunity for business class passengers to receive baggage. The cost of business class … [Read more...] about Speaking of Discounted Business Class Flights from New York to London