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Child Friendly West End Performances

London is a fantastic place to visit with your family, and going to a play with your children is a sure way to enjoy a great evening. London theatre tickets are not hard to come by, and it is easy to find out what’s on where. There are three main types of theatre in England’s […]

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Quirky English Tea Rooms

If you want a truly unique British experience in a tea room loaded with nostalgic knick knacks then this is the place for you. You know how the Brits love their tea, well it’s really quite an institution and this tea room has taken the concept to the limit. This is a British tea room […]

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Edinburgh Festival Market

The Edinburgh Fringe Festival – 7-31st August, 2009, is the biggest tourist attraction in Great Britain and a wonderful opportunity to see music, dance, theatre and art from around the world.   Apart from the arts and the pub parties, don’t neglect to take in a little of the beautiful city. One of the best […]

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Brick Lane, unique, diverse and spicey London.

East London’s Brick Lane makes for a flavorsome trip away from the regular tourist sites. Since the 30’s immigrants have settled in this area of London, especially from the sub-Continent – Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, and there are even street signs in both English and Urdu. It also had a strong Jewish community, Muslim, Hindi and […]

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Feast Your Senses – Eat in the Dark

This dining experience originated at the Blind Cow in Switzerland. It’s called “eating in the dark”, “Sightless Dining”, “Dining in the Dark”, “Dark Dining”, or “where’d that meatball go?”. The concept is that you eat your entire meal in complete darkness. Either the diners are lead into pitch darkness, or you’re seated in light and […]

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Ordinary Heroes in a London Park.

Yes, all heroes from the ranks of the common man, dating from the 1900’s who would otherwise have been forgotten are remembered here. These are some of the fascinating 50 ceramic plaques, made by Royal Doulton, adorning a wall in the Postman’s Park, London. People that died in ways that would not occur today, and […]

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Experience Local Hospitality – Rent a Local Friend

Apart from the well-known sites, a truly unique travel experience involves seeing things other travelers don’t, and that means mixing with the locals. Mixing with the locals can be arranged! This service is offered by several individuals and companies in a multitude of locations. “Rent a Local” or “Rent a friend”, hook you up with a […]

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Be in a Live TV Studio Audience

Lets face it if you don’t live in the US you probably know about American culture from Sitcoms and American talk shows. So while in town, join other American fans in the audience of a T.V. show. There are options in LA, NY, Chicago, and more, but the rules and perks for the audience very. […]

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