Over the years we’ve had the pleasure of visiting many pubs all across London. Some have been terrible. Some have been wonderful. Here’s a list of five of favorites that we go back to again and again. The Mayflower - Rotherhithe The Mayflower tries to claim the title of the oldest pub on the Thames (the history is murky). This pub was founded in 1550 as The Shippe and is … [Read more...] about LONDON TOP FIVE: Our Favorite London Pubs
In the era of smartphones equipped with maps, it’s easy to forget that we once had to rely on street atlases to find where we’re going. While survey maps of London existed long before the 20th Century, it was London: A to Zed from Phyllis Pearsall that really changed everything. With millions of copies printed and sold, the Geographers A to Zed Street Atlas still finds … [Read more...] about Ten Interesting Facts and Figures About the Geographers’ London A to Z Street Atlas
Payroll done correctly can help your business immensely. Paying the staff the correct wages and salaries are essential in running a business in the long term. Incorrect disbursal of money is one of the root causes of high attrition rates in small and medium-sized enterprises. Most large companies have teams that calculate precise salary disbursement. Deductions, interests, … [Read more...] about DOING PAYROLL FOR YOUR BUSINESS IN LONDON
Are you in the market for a new car? It will depend on your current circumstances but you might find that a compact vehicle is your best option. Many people avoid smaller cars and instead look to family cars and SUVs as they worry about size, but you might find that compact cars can provide ample size and provide a range of other benefits. Affordability Generally … [Read more...] about Why You Should Consider Driving a Compact Car
Gambling in London is great. The capital city vibe and the often-regal gaming venues can make for a really special evening. That said, Vegas remains number one. Sin City casinos just have something about them that’s difficult to recreate elsewhere. Although a different experience in its own right, there are one of two things that UK casinos could “borrow” from their Nevada … [Read more...] about What London Casinos Can Learn from Vegas
A good quality video production company can help maximize customer reach to increase awareness of products and services, and increase footfall to your online site or retail outlet. Product videos also help customers relate to your business faster. With the advancement in technology, product video shooting and explainer video content help reach larger masses of people, and help … [Read more...] about Find a Business Video Product Company in London
Autumn is here, and Summer isn’t too far off. With the rising temperatures and ever-increasing heat, household pests start popping up from all nooks and crannies. These pests tend to venture inside your home more often than not. Roaches, spiders, mice, moths, rats, wasps, ants, and houseflies, are just a few incredibly annoying pests that seem to consider your home their summer … [Read more...] about Getting rid of pests from your home this Summer
Last year London was voted the best-rated destination in the world, winning the coveted 2019 TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Award ahead of cities like New York and Paris. There are many reasons why London is such a popular destination, including the fact that the city is home to some of the trendiest hotels in the world. Hotel design has become progressively ambitious in … [Read more...] about London Hotels Embrace Top Industry Trends
Thinking about launching a new business in the capital? London is one of the business hubs of Europe covering all sectors but it is also somewhere which can be expensive and highly competitive. Here is a closer look at starting a business in London and whether or not this is the best location for your startup. Key Areas First, you need to outline what makes a good … [Read more...] about Is London a Good Place to Start a Business?
If you’re heading on a little trip, there’s no reason why you should sacrifice homely comforts. Mobility restrictions can create nervousness when travelling, but there are plenty of options available in the UK. It’s essential that the place you choose to stay can accommodate all of your accessibility needs, and that you can move around comfortably during your stay. Just … [Read more...] about Guide to Accessible Hotel Accommodation in the UK: What Should You Look For?
A new major exhibition at Tate Modern looks at Andy Warhol from his childhood in Pittsburgh through to his one of his final works. It's a fresh look at the extraordinary life and work of the pop art superstar and offers a rare personal insight into how Warhol and his work marked a period of cultural transformation. Featuring over 100 works, the exhibition shows how this … [Read more...] about Laura’s London: Special Exhibition Report – Andy Warhol at Tate Modern
Florence Nightingale (12 May 1820 – 13 August 1910) was born in Florence, Italy, to a wealthy British family. In her bicentenary year, London's Florence Nightingale Museum is celebrating the life and legacy of the lesser-known aspects of her life with a special exhibition. The museum tells the story of this deeply religious woman who broke social conventions. Nightingale in … [Read more...] about Florence Nightingale in 200 Objects, People and Places – New Special Exhibition at the Florence Nightingale Museum
While London has many fantastic free museums and galleries there are some that have an admission charge. This list is by no means exhaustive but these are the ‘pay for’ London museums we would like to highlight. We’ve tried to focus on the best museums and have avoided listing common tourist traps. When you have to pay to get into a museum, especially in London where most … [Read more...] about London’s Non-Free Museums: Your Guide to London’s Museums That Charge Admission
As one of the busiest cities in the United Kingdom, London is a crowded location with plenty of traffic, tourists, and commuters. Whether you are visiting sites such as the famous Tower Bridge or are simply having a walk around the different neighbourhoods like Mayfair, people in the city can take advantage of London’s brilliant public transport network to get from place to … [Read more...] about The Easiest Ways To Get Around London
There's a new exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery featuring one of the most influential British artists of the 20th century. David Hockney: Drawing from Life is the first major exhibition devoted to David Hockney's drawings in over twenty years. There are around 150 works from public and private collections on display. The exhibition traces the trajectory of his … [Read more...] about Exhibition Report: David Hockney – Drawing from Life at the National Portrait Gallery
London is the capital of the UK and one of the largest cities in Europe. It is the home to rain, pubs, the Queen and Big Ben. But there are plenty of sport fans in the city too. Especially when you consider the cosmopolitan nature of the huge capital. And sites such as Dafabet can help you keep up with all the sport action in the UK capital. The Premier League The Premier … [Read more...] about Is London the Best Sporting City in Europe?
In London and throughout the UK, many homeowners are struggling to find trustworthy tradespeople who can complete their projects or fix their problems. This problem can be particularly irritating if your issue is important; for example, if your boiler breaks down in the middle of winter or you have a renovation project that’s fallen behind schedule. If you’re looking for … [Read more...] about 5 Ways To Find Reliable Tradespeople In London
The journey to work is one which can cause a tremendous amount of stress for people and this is not the best way to arrive at work each day. There are many different options for ways to get to work and it will depend on your particular journey, but often you will find that driving to work is the best option. Benefits So, what are the benefits of driving to work? Driving … [Read more...] about The Pros & Cons of Driving to Work
For the first time ever the three surviving versions of the Armada Portrait of Elizabeth I are on display together in the Queen’s House in Greenwich (13 February – 31 August 2020). And a major collaboration with Woburn Abbey means even more significant works from their private art collection are on display in Greenwich too. If you do one special exhibition in Britain this year, … [Read more...] about Special Exhibition Report: Viewing the Armada Portraits at Queen’s House in Greenwich – Faces of a Queen and The Woburn Treasures
No one can deny the fact that London is one of the most popular cities around the world for tourists. Every year this city is flocked with thousands of people coming in from different parts of the world. Although, it is not the language, which creates a difference but the culture that is rich in welcoming people. You must have heard about several famous places in the city but … [Read more...] about London Shopping 2020- Best Places For Shopping and Things
Unless you are wealthy enough that you can afford not to work, or perhaps have been fortunate enough to retire early on a healthy pension, the vast majority of people in the UK will spend a significant chunk of their adult lives at work. For some, our jobs are a joy, that we devote hours to each week, alongside people we come to consider best friends. However, not everyone … [Read more...] about Is a late career change worth it?
Running from Southwest London to Northwest London on a crescent-shaped path, the Northern Line has an interesting history that separates it from the other Underground routes. Whereas most of the other original lines that made up the London Underground were formed out of complete, pre-existing railways when they merged as part of the London Transport Safety Board, the Northern … [Read more...] about The Tube: Ten Interesting Facts and Figures About the Northern Line
From 7 February to 21 May 2020, the award-winning Meet Vincent van Gogh Experience is on display on London’s South Bank. The Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam has found a new approach with this touring 3D experience. The museum's collection is quite small and vulnerable so this idea makes art accessible to a wider audience. It's an interactive and multi-sensory experience that … [Read more...] about Exhibition Report: Meet Vincent van Gogh in London
Our city may well be the finest in the world, but every Londoner knows that commuting to and from work - particularly at peak time - can be an absolute nightmare. Even the Night Tube, which was launched in 2016 as one of Sadiq Khan’s first major acts as mayor, has failed to adequately address overcrowding. However, with 5G increasingly available throughout the city, your … [Read more...] about Five things to do while commuting in London
Do you know the difference between solid wood flooring or engineered wood flooring? They both are from real hardwood. The key difference is in the plank’s construction. They are made in different ways and this affects when, how, and where it may be used. Engineered or solid wood flooring is based on your choice and how and where you want the flooring. Engineered wood … [Read more...] about Is Engineered Wood better than Solid Wood flooring?