LONDON

 

Cool restaurants, classic pubs, beautiful parks, neighborhood walks and insider tips

 

Christmas in London

London comes alive for Christmas the entire month of December. There are twinkling lights and decorations everywhere, ice skating rinks pop up across the city (Somerset House and the Natural History Museum being the local favorites), and pubs become even cozier, with...

A night out at the ballet

Perhaps the best thing about living in London is the availability of theatre, dance, music, and cultural events happening all over the city every night. We've seen Sir Ian McKellen (twice!), half the cast of Downton Abbey in performances around town, Sienna Miller...

The best London bookstores

London is one of the great literary cities in the world, and boasts more bookshops than even the most fervent reader could ever hope to frequent. If you love to read as much as we do, it's almost impossible to pick a 'favourite' because London has so many beautiful...

Which London tourist attractions are actually worth visiting?

London is one of the world’s great cities, boasting over a thousand years of rich history, so there’s no shortage of tourist attractions to keep you occupied for several lifetimes. But we don’t have that kind of time. What are the must do tourist attractions that...

Brunch review: Ozone Coffee Roasters

Ozone is just a block away from the busy loop of Old Street, but feels relaxed on an unassuming side street. The café has an open plan, reclaimed wood, window and bar seating, and spacious upstairs and downstairs tables, so when we arrived to a small queue crowding...

The best restaurants in London

We are often asked to recommend restaurants in London when friends, or friends of friends, or parents of friends are coming to town. These are our favourite places, covering a range from special occasion splurges, to casual Wednesday evenings when the weekly Ocado...

The best brunch spots in NOTTING HILL

Portobello road is packed on Fridays and Saturdays when the market is in full swing, creating a lively (and heavily touristed) thoroughfare for people watching. Brunch options on Portobello are busy and buzzy, but the further north you go up to Golborne road, the more...