Happy Chinese New Year in London’s China Town

Chinese New Year is the most important holidays in China and to Chinese people all over the world. In fact almost 20% of the world’s population celebrates Chinese New Year. London, of course, has such a large and infamous Chinatown that it is worth a visit this time of year. Spring Festival Chinese New Year…

Making the Most of Winter Wonderland

The festive season has officially arrived in London, with the grand opening of Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park. Winter Wonderland is located in the heart of London,  one of the capital’s 8 Royal Parks. Open daily from 10 am to 10 pm, with the exception of Christmas Day until the 6th of January, Winter Wonderland is now…

Top 5 Most Spectacular London Fireworks Displays

London celebrates Guy Fawkes Night every year on the 5th November. This is the day that Guy Fawkes tried to blow up the Houses of Parliament in a terrorist attack but was foiled. On the weekend closest to the 5th, there are a number of free or ticketed events to catch a glimpse of some…

Making Sense of Emotions at London Design Biennale

London Design Biennale is a vibrant, ambitious and innovative exhibition by over 40 different countries, regions and territories. At Somerset House with the theme of Emotional States linking all these different pieces together. Each has its perspective on emotion with a large smattering of bright and vivid colours. Here are a few of my favourite…

Triple Review: Instagram Tour of London

I came across Triple.Co while browsing the internet on a typical morning commute. They offer many local run tours in numerous cities across Europe. They appealed to me as I love anything where locals can teach me about my city and being a guide may be something I consider in the future. It’s sometimes hard…

Celebrating the LGBT Community at Pride

The weekend, central London hosted the annual Pride Parade, with the LGBT and the extended community painting the town a rainbow with a colourful and vibrant parade of over 500 different groups celebrating across the iconic backdrop of London. History of Pride in London The UK’s most significant and diverse Pride Parade, London has hosted…

Cheering On The Runners At The London Marathon

Electricity sparks in the air with the gentle excited laughter and the soft pounding of trainers of thousands of runners heading to the start. Spectators are trying to find a perfect vantage point, ensuring they make the most of the sun shining. Final preparations before the race begin. This is the London Marathon. “Do, or…

Light Up The Night at the Lumiere Festival

London hosted the Lumiere Light Festival for the second time this weekend, following a very successful launch in 2016. With over 50 installations around Westminster, King’s Cross, Southbank and the West End I was really looking to visiting again. Here are some of the highlights from the festival: The Light of The Spirit [Part 2]…