The spectacular glass roof covering the British Museum courtyard. A worthy addition in architectural terms – and it’s always nice to keep dry (let’s face it, London weather is somewhat changeable)
Despite reports of the huge number of pubs closing each week in the UK (which has now thankfully slowed) there are still – literally – thousands of boozers still going strong in London. Choosing six of them may seem like a bonkers proposition but we’re not ones to shy away from a challenge. These places [...]
According to the internet it’s overcast and raining in London at the moment, but it won’t be that way for long. And when the sun is out, you should be too. Well, I suppose I could leave Call Of Duty behind for a couple of hours. Good move. As well as acres of parkland, the [...]
Storm clouds brewing over the three largest skyscrapers at Canary Wharf in London’s Docklands, as seen from Cabot Square. Part of my trip on a Boris Bike that also took in the Traffic Light Tree and the Greenwich Foot Tunnel
Since tripods are not allowed, it takes patience, several attempts and a large shot of luck to get a good night shot. This is the best I could do, and given my limited photographic expertise I was happy with the result. What do you guys think?
I know, we run the risk of being accused of being in a lavatorial rut, but still… (see Thursday’s picture)
Why waste your money on a boring multiplex? The British capital – itself the star of countless movies – has plenty of more memorable places to watch them too… When size matters – BFI IMAX Image (c) BFI IMAX We start with the biggest: Now this may seem hard to get your head around but [...]
In our mission to inspire and inform Grown-up Travellers we begin a series of articles containing ideas for alternative things to do and see in well-known destinations. And they don’t come much more well-known than London… Quite – it seemed like the ideal place to start. London reigns supreme as the most popular city destination [...]