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The Serpentine Hyde Park London

Swim Serpentine London

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Open water swimming isn’t the first thing that springs to mind when you think of Central London. Once a year Swim Serpentine makes this a possibility with a unique event in the heart of Hyde park.

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Dog Sledding in Svalbard

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A Dog Sledding Adventure What could be better than a Dog Sledding adventure in the Arctic. While there are quite a few places where you can go Dog Sledding in other

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Svalbard – Land of the Midnight Sun

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People wouldn’t believe me when I said I was going to spend a long weekend in the arctic, they would just laugh. The truth is that you don’t need to launch a full blown arctic expedition like the explorers of old.

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10 things that happen to you when Glastonbury is over

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With the realisation that Glastonbury has finished and the devastation sets in, Take solace in the fact that others will be doing the same things as you.

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Your Glastonbury Guide

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This year I’m heading to Glastonbury Festival for the first time and I had a lot of questions about what to take and what it would be like when I’m there. Thankfully I have several contacts who have been many times and with their advice I’ve put this Glastonbury guide together.

ZSL London Zoo Sunset Safari

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Kick off your summer with an evening Sunset Safari at the ZSL London Zoo. Running every Friday from 3rd June until 15th July, with limited tickets, you can enjoy the long summer evenings surrounded by incredible animals, lovely food, drinks and a beautiful setting.

The Queen during trooping the colour parade

Trooping the colour 2016

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Find out where to get the best view of the 1400 officers and men, 200 horses and over 400 musicians to celebrate the Queen’s official birthday.

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Sardinia – Driving the north west coast

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Sardinia is known for stunning turquoise waters and white sandy beaches. But it was the relaxed way of life that I was looking forward to the most.

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Ancient Egyptian exhibition at Two Temple Place

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Set in the spectacular neo-gothic mansion at 2 Temple Place, with a focus on day to day life, this exhibition will leave you feeling closer to knowing what it would have been like to live in Ancient Egypt.

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Classic Car Boot Sale at King’s Cross

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The Classic Car Boot sale is back in King’s Cross featuring classic cars, vintage goods, vintage clothing, street food and music. It’s a great day out.

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A weekend in North Wales

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This was a wet, windy and eventful few days in North Wales. The trip was full of historic castles, great people, amazing scenery and a missing suitcase…..

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5 Easter getaways from London

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The easter long weekend is a great chance to get out of London and explore some of the UK at the start of Spring. Here’s 5 ways you can get away from London this Easter.

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24 hours in Singapore

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I flew from the UK with British Airways from Heathrow to Singapore, I was a little daunted by the prospect of 13 hours on a plane, especially because I struggle to sleep on them. I took my seat on the upper deck of the A380

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7 things to avoid in London this Christmas

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Christmas in London is a magical time especially if this is your first. But there are a few traps that are easy to fall into, so here’s 7 things that you shouldn’t do this Christmas.

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New Year’s Eve in London

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NYE in London is all about the fireworks and this will be the second year that you have to buy a ticket to get a space in the central area between the bridges to view the amazing display.

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Top 5 New Years Eve destinations

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Here’s the top 5 New Year’s Eve destinations for anyone living in London. If you want to see some great fireworks and enjoy an amazing experience then get booking fast or start planning for next year.

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Majorca Getaway

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On a whim, I decided to do something I’d never done before. It’s something that divides people. It sparks conversation and one of those things that someone always has a story about. Just two words that can strike fear or joy into the hearts of holidaymakers……… All inclusive.

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Bonfire Night Fireworks

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The skies of London lit up with fireworks shows held across the city on Bonfire Saturday night this year. There were lots of options of where to go including Alexandra Palace, Hackney Pyromusical, and Harrow fireworks display.

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Columbia Rd Flower Market

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Early on a Sunday afternoon I make my way to Hoxton overground station to visit East London’s Columbia Rd Flower Market (somehow I’ve not been here before).

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Wicked

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It was with a lot of expectation on a Monday night that I Stood outside the Apollo theatre, opposite Victoria Station, shuffling slowly along with the crowd looking up at the large green sign, wondering what I was in for.

The Spitalfields City Farm

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If You’re feeling a little burnt out and looking for some relief from the fast paced way of life in london, the answer could be just a stone’s throw from the city. Spitalfields City farm……..

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Kinky Boots

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On a rainy Monday evening I had the pleasure of spending the night at the Adelphi Theatre to see Kinky Boots, based on the book from Harvey Fierstein with music from Cyndi Lauper.

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Open House London Weekend

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On the weekend of the 19th and 20th of September many of the unique and inaccessible buildings throughout London are open for us to visit for free!

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A Weekend In Edinburgh

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As a birthday treat I’ve been surprised with a weekend break in Edinburgh, so at 11:20 on a Friday night I’ve boarded the sleeper train at Euston station awaiting our departure at 11:50 to Scotland.

Emirates Air Line

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In any other city the Emirates Air Line would be a major attraction, with spectacular views as you cross a bustling river, but in London it seems to go almost unnoticed.

Little Venice

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Little Venice, just west of Regent’s park, is the starting point for an afternoon boat ride that will meander through one of London’s prettiest canals, past the London Zoo, finishing in bustling Camden.