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A Handpicked Selection of London’s Best Places

Posted on 06. Apr, 2012 by .

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During my first weeks in London, one of the things I found hard to deal with was the overwhelming choice I had to make every day. Do I pick this tea place, or this one? This curryhouse, or this one? This garden pub, or the one across the city? While a wide array of choice [...]

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Daytrip at the London Zoo, a Photo Essay

Posted on 24. Aug, 2011 by .

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After seeing how popular my last postcard was, I decided that a  London Zoo photo essay would be quite appropriate. And who doesn’t love a photo essay? I’m sure many of you won’t even bother to read the actual text and just stroll through the pictures… am I right? Located right in the heart of Regent’s [...]

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Monday’s Postcard: London Zoo

Posted on 15. Aug, 2011 by .

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This week’s installment brings us to the entertaining London Zoo. Located right in the heart of Regent’s Park in Camden and opened in 1828, it’s actually the world’s oldest scientific zoo. It features over 720 species spread over 36 acres, as well as many interesting exhibits. It’s one of the few attractions of London that [...]

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Finding Banksy Art in London

Posted on 29. Jun, 2011 by .

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Finding Banksy art in London is like trying to find a needle in a haystack - everyone knows it’s there, but very few people can actually point to it. Even though Banksy is certainly one of the most famous character of modern art, he definitely fancies the mystery around his work - meaning that despite [...]

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8 unusual things to do in London

Posted on 13. Sep, 2010 by .

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Yet another list of things to do in London. I know. But you know what they say - one can never be over London… So in an attempt to stay original, I decided to list alternatives to obvious things to do in the city. The underground equivalent, the best kept secret, the unpopular cousin. They [...]

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10 quirky places in London

Posted on 23. Apr, 2010 by .

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I found this video the other way while I was trying to get my daily London fix. And I thought it was just too good not to share! This is just another proof that London was always, and will always be full of surprises. Here’s the rundown of the quirky places in London: Arcadia Works [...]

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The Legend of Castles Pubs in Camden

Posted on 24. Mar, 2010 by .

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There are many, many pubs named after a castle in Britain, but 4 of them, located in the Borough of Camden in London, caught my attention when I was there because of their “strategic” location. There are The Windsor Castle, The Dublin Castle, The Pembroke Castle and finally the Edinboro Castle. Ring a bell? A legend [...]

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My 10 Favourite Things About London

Posted on 26. Jan, 2010 by .

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I should warn you right away: I have unconditional love for London. Unquenchable, unreasonable, un-measurable love. I could easily list a thousand things I like to do in London. But if I only had to pick 10… they may not be the top tourist things to do, but they all mean something to me, personally. [...]

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