Southbank Centre Christmas Market

Christmas Markets in London

events, guides

Along with most other capital cities where Christmas is a big deal, London is no exception when it comes to the Christmas Market tradition, it has lots to choose from.  If you’re planning on doing your Christmas shopping in London, here are some of the best ones for you to visit. Winter Wonderland – Hyde […]


Things to Know When Travelling to Singapore


Singapore is a destination of many contrasts.  It’s a modern country with plenty of luxuries but also retains its roots and traditions.  Sometimes Western travellers arrive without expecting the latter and can be caught out when they don’t realise that this is an Eastern country with Western influences, rather than the other way round. Here […]

Lonely Planet London

Five Quintessential London Books


The UK as a country is surprisingly small, England is smaller still.  However London, its capital city, is one of the busiest and most sprawling cities on the planet.  It’s an ancient city with a vast and colourful history.  Over most of its lifetime it hasn’t followed any town planning rules so it isn’t particularly […]

Royal Park

Greenwich Park


London is well known for its green parks and open spaces, an aspect that makes the capital such a city of contrasts.  From the suits of the City of London and the parties in the West End, to watching a stag stroll in the tranquility of one of the Royal Parks, London is a city […]