How to Make the Most of London

The first time I moved to London in 2013 I promised myself I would explore everything it has to offer. I’d go to as many exhibitions as I could, see all my favourite musicians if they came to town and attend talks on subjects I knew nothing about. But I broke that …

25+ Places to See in London, England

London is one of the world’s greatest cities and no doubt there are endless places to see in London, England! Close to 9 million busy people call London home and at anytime there are many tourists coming to visit giving it an incredible buzz. With all the places to see and things to do in London, it’s not to be missed on a world tour! London is one of those iconic cities which arguably must be visited if one wishes …

London’s Best of Everything is on Brick Lane

By Adam Groffman London is a major capital and global city, full of art and culture. In fact, it’s probably THE major capital and global city. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve read or heard from friends that have declared “London is over.” But these critics miss the…

10 of the Best Cities in the World

This is my very own list of 10 best cities in the world, based on my own opinions and experience. Bright lights, vibrant urban life and an endless flow of energy: big cities can make some of the best travel destinations in the world. I used to be a city girl – dazed by the glitzy lights of New York and charmed by the classic …

Fun, Fashion & Fame – A Night Out at The Glory’s Lipsync 1000 Drag Battle

By Adam Groffman It was a cool February day when I made my way into the bar. On a quiet corner in East London, just down the road from the canal, The Glory is an unassuming bar on the outside. All that hints to what’s on the inside are a handful of flowerpots hanging from the rooftop and yellow bulbs illuminating the blue exterior. It’s a little more colorful than the surrounding buildings—greyish-brown and dull in their appearance. But here on Kingsland Road, The Glory looks a little different. Once you…

My hOtel: a review of the Hyatt Regency London – The Churchill

Located in Portman Square, a block behind the hustle and bustle of Oxford Street and minutes from Marylebone, one of my favourite London neighbourhoods, the Hyatt Regency London – The Churchill hotel is a hotel I actually know very well – as I used to stay there a lot when my corporate life brought me to Portman Square (where my company HQ was located). It had 10 years since my last stay, and coincided…

5 Tips for First Time Visitors to London from Someone Who Lives There!

I moved to London at age 18 from the English countryside. Although it was exciting, exhilarating and rewarding, at times it was also pretty scary and confusing! I mean, I went from having sheep as my nearest neighbours, to living in a city with over 8 million residents! I’ve made plenty of mistakes along the way (read: a lot of overcharges on the tube and not enough time …

My hOtel: Hyatt Regency London – The Churchill

Located in Portman Square, a block behind the hustle and bustle of Oxford Street and minutes from Marylebone, one of my favourite London neighbourhoods, the Hyatt Regency London – The Churchill hotel is a hotel I actually know very well – as I used to stay there a lot when my corporate life brought me to Portman Square (where my company HQ was located). It had 10 years since my last stay, and coincided with its refurbishment and the launch …

Once upon a time…

I’m a sucker for a good story. As a teenager when I was trying to fill my head with a million facts in preparation for an exam there were some bits of information that stuck and some that refused to take hold. The one’s I remembered when sat in those big halls writing against the clock were those told to me by teachers who taught with stories. History, for example, is not enjoyable if …

Which are the best parks in London?

With summer in full swing, what better time is there to write about places to enjoy in London under the sun? I think many people have an impression that London is rather like a concrete jungle, I often hear people say they couldn’t live in the capital because it’s too busy, too big and too exhausting. On the surface I can see why some have that opinion if they take the tube everywhere…

‘onefinestay’ in Marylebone, London – a luxury apartment rental review

Once a month, I stay in London during the week, which allows me to enjoy a bit more of ‘city life’ after client meetings. I usually stay in hotels (and you can read various reviews here on the blog), but this time around, I tried something different. onefinestay, who provide luxury apartment rentals…

Fun things to do in London this June

Are you set to enjoy some time in one of the best cities in the world this month? Then we’re here to help fill your itinerary to the brim with fun and exciting things to do. From the wonderful to the weird, there’s truly something to do for everyone in this city. We’ve taken our pick of some of the best…

How to move to London without being a Millionaire

London is one of the busiest cities in the world with so much to see and do, so it’s no wonder that it’s population grows significantly each year. However, it’s no secret that London living isn’t for the faint hearted, and it’s certainly not for those without a little bit of cash. Though you’d be surprised at how well…

Secret escapes in London, exploring the low-key areas

You travel to experience other cultures, not to see other visitors aren’t it? Still most of the time it gets difficult to gets away from, if you wants to see city’s main attractions. There are many ways to avoid the crush of tourists and rediscover that local flavour but you need to be clear about the choices as London-a trendsetting metropolis, continues to enthral a stream of visitors with hundreds of charming areas to explore like the big museums…