Best Bets for London Sports Fans at Christmas

Sports fans in London are in for a treat over the next few weeks, with the schedule packed with a host of top-class action taking place around the region. Football, horse racing and darts will not only dominate the headlines but also provide punters with plenty of opportunities to boost their festive bank balance. Read…

London at Xmas vacation

A lot of people want to go to London at Xmas vacation. This makes sense, given the tremendous popularity of London as a tourist destination in the first place. For some people, having a holiday vacation means finally having the time and the energy to travel in the first place. People who rarely get to…

London At Christmas in 2016

London is an exciting place to visit any time of the year, but it becomes even more magical during the winter when preparations are being made for Christmas. The whole atmosphere of the city changes and there are many things that you can see and do that you would not be able to in a…

Upcoming Events

This time of year, I receive lots of emails from people asking me for tips on what to do in London over the christmas / new year period.Here’s a website which might be of use. It’s called Upcoming. Simply go to it and search for London, England (under “where?”). Life in London (part of www.londonforfree.net)

London’s winter fair

This weekend, the annual Bankside Frost Fair is happening down alongside the Thames near Shakespeare’s Globe. 400 years since it was first held, its really worth checking out and of course its free. Its been running for the past 5 years and seems to get busier every year. Last year they had reindeers for the…

New years Day

Q: We will be arriving in London on New Years Eve and wonder if there are any attractions/shops/museums open in London on New Years Day. A: Yes, most places should be open in London on New Years Day, though if you have some specific museums in mind it might be worth checking on their websites.…

New Year in London

Ah, new years eve. It brings back fond memories of watching the fireworks, drinking wine and then walking home in the moonlight. In Sydney. Sadly, its just not the same in London. The weather is probably the main reason. And prior to this year, so it seems, the fireworks in London were …… well, pitiful…