Coming To London? Consider Wimdu And ‘Travel Like A Local’


Are you considering a trip to London but aren’t keen on the costs of a hotel room or want a more personal experience of the UK’s capital? If so, then might be for you. Wimdu, whose motto is ‘Travel like a local’ is the alternative accommodation site which makes private apartments and rooms available […]

How Visitors To London Are Swapping Hotels For Homes Through Onefinestay


From a luxury townhouse in Kensington to an apartment in the clock tower of St. Pancras Chambers, London-based ‘start-up’ onefinestay is giving visitors the chance to swap checking in at a hotel for the altogether more exciting experience of bedding down in a beautiful home. Launched in 2010, the company is shaking up the traditional short-term accommodation […]

Clerkenwell & Islington Guides Association ‘Heroes & Villians’ Taster Walk


On Saturday 13 October, four of the official London tour guide groups put on a series of free ‘taster’ walks on the theme of heroes and villains. The organisations involved were City Of London Tourist Guides, Clerkenwell & Islington Guides Association, Greenwich Tour Guides and Westminster Guides. Settling on the Clerkenwell & Islington Guides Association […]

Taking A ‘London Detour’ To Southwark


Participating in a walking tour is a great way to see London. If you have a few hours to kill they’re a much better option than the quick bus or taxi tours, as they offer opportunities to get into the detail rather than just listening to the broad brush strokes and peering down on things […]