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Famous Literary Gravesites in London Bookworms Should Visit

Gravesites may not be at the top of everyone’s attraction list but for some, visiting the tombs of the once famous is one way to connect with them.  It’s not just actors and musicians that have followers wanting to visit their gravesides either, for a long time now people have also…

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BLOC Hotel London Gatwick: A Hotel With a Runway View

It doesn’t matter how much I travel, I still fear flying.  Stupid perhaps, and before anyone explains to me that it is supposedly the safest form of transport, I get it; but equally I still don’t like it.  So when we arranged a stay at the BLOC Hotel London Gatwick…

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10 Suggestions for Those Travelling to London as a Group

Whilst we predominately travel as a couple, on occasion and especially when we are back in the UK we can think of nothing better than meeting up with friends and family to catch up on everything we have missed and being based in the South of England where better to…

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Writers Inspiration: Being Creative in a Busy London Airport

Are Airports Really Able to Inspire Writers? Many great writers have often been quoted as saying that they gain inspiration from the most unlikely of settings, whether that be cafes, beautiful landscapes or perhaps hectic airport concourses.  Inspiration can come in many forms, frequently when you are least expecting it….

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Exploring the Famous Writers of Bloomsbury, London

Bloomsbury in London has, for centuries, been a mecca for influential writers from across the world looking for both inspiration and a social life that would lead to success for their work. “It is not the walls that make the city, but the people who live within them.” (George VI)…

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Experiencing the Culinary Delights of Apex Off The Wall, London

  ‘Yes, London. You know, fish, chips, cup o tea, bad food…’ Dennis Farina Known for certain delicacies, some of which are far from sounding appetising, the jellied eel to mention only one, makes walking the streets of London in search of a decent meal a leg-aching experience. Why? Are…

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Reliving London’s Murky Past

Being a city, London has always had its fair share of notorious criminals but how would you react if you came face-to-face with one of them? When you lose the ability to use one of your senses fully you realise just how vulnerable you become. Standing here, for what feels…

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Exploring the secrets of the city with Fun London Tours

With thousands of people choosing to visit the UK each year to explore the history of such a small nation it is understandable that when people descend upon the city of London they flock to the historical attractions.  Visiting Buckingham Palace, retracing the footsteps of Kings and Queens from bygone…

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Celebrating Treason and Gunpowder in London

“Remember, remember, the 5th of November The Gunpowder Treason and plot; I see of no reason why Gunpowder Treason Should ever be forgot.” Tonight, fireworks will explode over the heads of millions of Britons in remembrance of a time when plotting and skulduggery were prominent. We will all wrap up…

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