Feature Articles

Articles about life in London and more - Page 8
12 quirky shops
Tired of trawling through Westfield, Oxford Street and the myriad other shopping destinations which just offer the same thing over and over again?
On the buses (London sightseeing by public bus)
There is no better way to learn your way around London’s streets than travelling by bus.
(London’s other mayor) The Lord Mayor of London
Were you aware that London has two mayors?
The other Docklands
We take a look at the alternative side to the skyscrapers and investment bankers.
Facts about Guy Fawkes
We take a look at the real motive behind the Gunpowder Plot.
London's Most Notorious Prisons
Throughout history London has seen its fair share of notorious prisons, and today places like HMPs Brixton and Holloway prove that being in jail is hardly a walk in the park.
Places you didn’t know existed
Think you know London like the back of your hand? We bet there are still a few places you’re unaware of. Read on to see how many you can tick off.
Quintessential London
Looking for the things and places that typify the capital? Read on for the attractions, food and leisure activities that are the very definition of London.
The new Shoreditch?
Has Shoreditch become more West End than cutting edge bohemia?
The Black Death
Read how london suffered and recovered from one of the world's most devastating illnesses.
A short history of London beer
We take a look at London's association with the brown stuff.
London’s Top Boutique Hotels
We've road-tested four top London boutique hotels to help you choose where to stay.
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