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London Luxury Trip: 9 Extravagant Things to Do in the City

English writer and poet Samuel Johnson once said “When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.”  No matter how many times I’ve been to London, my heart still skips a beat as the plane approaches the city below. There’s just something …

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Plan Your 3 Days in London Itinerary For First Timer Visitors

Plan Your 3 Days in London Itinerary London is on everyone’s list of travel destinations. According to VisitBritain, there were 37.5 million visits in 2018 to London and 38.8 million forecast for 2019. Where are all these visitors going? What is the “perfect” London itinerary? Buckingham Palace, Kensington Palace, The Crown Jewels, Changing the Guard, …

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Eat, Sleep, Play in Chelsea, London

Eat, Sleep, Play in Chelsea, London The Draycott – A Luxury Chelsea Hotel A beautiful 5-Star boutique hotel in the middle of Chelsea, The Draycott Hotel at 26 Cadogan Gardens is the perfect place to experience this popular section of London. Known for class, elegance, architectural beauty, shopping and the world-famous flower shows in the …

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Posh London Has a New Home: The Beaumont Hotel

London: globally significant for being a central hub of finance, culture, history – not to mention shopping. As such, there is no shortage of fabulous places to stay when hopping across the pond. However, we’ve fallen especially hard for one newly opened hotel, with a crush so intense we can only compare it to seeing Love …

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Touring the New BBC Broadcasting House

In March 2013, the venerated BBC consolidated its news, Online, TV and Radio branches and brand new technology in London into one center, the new BBC Broadcasting House on Portland Place. All of the BBC’s newscasters came together in this new studio, now London’s headquarters. A 1.5-hour tour of this new facility is now offered, …

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Eight Ways to Beat Jet Lag in London

Thanks to free museums and stunning architecture, London is frequently the first stop for many travelers going to Europe. This means that London is also where many travelers face jet lag. Thankfully, this dynamic city offers plenty of fun and surprising activities to keep you awake, from climbing to the top of its O2 Arena …

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EuropeUpClose Picks for Best Cities in Europe for Canoodling

Looking for romantic Europe?   From the cozy canals of Venice, to sophisticated Paris, to mysterious Valencia, Spain, Europe offers romance around every corner. You can find romance anywhere, but these cities are our favorites for finding that special spot for canoodling. Venice, Italy The city of quiet canals and music is our choice for the best city …

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London: 5 Less-famous Parks Where You can Relax with the Locals

  On those rare and wonderful days when the sun does shine, there is no better place to enjoy it than in one of London’s parks. Most visitors are already familiar with Hyde Park, Regent’s Park and Green Park, so we won’t waste time going through long explanations about how lovely they are. Instead, here …

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