Shown here in its original location in Docklands, the traffic light tree was removed in December 2011 and relocated in Poplar.
Ooh, someone’s got themselves in a bit of a tizzy after spending time in their former home town… Well I did tone it down quite a bit, to be honest. These were my working titles: “How to piss off locals when visiting London”, “Why people think you’re a dick when you spend a weekend in […]
Image (c) 2015 Hampton Remember we were in London last month for some more Pottering about? As detailed in the pre-trip itinerary that was published a few days beforehand I had made arrangements to stay at two different hotels in order to se different parts of the city and review them. On the first night in […]
In November I was back in London for the annual WTM travel trade shindig which I have been attending longer than I can remember. Okay, my memory is not that great but it’s been quite a few years, anyway. I always try to book a hotel as close to the venue as possible – […]
London is bursting at the seams with places to see and things to do, but you still have to eat, right? If you’ve never had a proper English breakfast, then you don’t know what you’re missing – apart from several hundred calories. In the past the humble transport cafe was the place to go for […]
London is home to some of the finest iconic landmarks as well as some of the greatest modern architectural wonders in the world. Along with its museums, art galleries, shopping, dining and entertainment venues, it is among the most visited tourist attractions on the planet. And if you want to get the most out of […]
Image (c) Premier Inn Hotels How times have changed. When I was living in London the only reason you’d choose a hotel in the City for a weekend stay was if you wanted to be undisturbed. As soon as the suits left on a Friday night the financial area of the capital was more like […]
Welcome to the Grown-up Travel Guide 2015 Beer Diary! A little background info: in December a group of us decided to set up the 2014 Beer Advent Calendar, whereby we would try a new beer each day up until Christmas. We shared our tipples on Facebook and Instagram and a great time was had by all […]