London is a must-visit destination for any traveller. It is packed full of iconic landmarks, world-class museums and popular attractions. Not to mention the diverse architecture and mix of culture and entertainment that is hard to beat. Whether you’re a first-time visitor or a seasoned local there will almost certainly be something new to discover.

As someone who has lived in London all my life I’ve put together this collection of articles to share my knowlege. Discover hidden gems as well as tips from a local to make the most of your visit to this amazing City. If you’re visiting London at Christmas then check out my page just about Christmas in London.


  • London Transport Museum in Covent Garden

    London Transport Museum – Review and Tips

    The London Transport Museum is one of London’s less well-known museums, located in one of the city’s most famous locations. The museum itself is based in a beautiful old building in Covent Garden that used to be a flower market.…

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  • A panoramic view over London from one of the best viewing galleries in London

    The Best Public Viewing Galleries in London

    Discover London from the sky! In this blog, I unveil London’s ultimate viewing galleries, where breath-taking panoramas meet unparalleled experiences. From the soaring heights of The Shard to the historic beauty of St Paul’s Cathedral, I’ll guide you through the…

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  • Hyde Park Winter Wonderland

    Hyde Park Winter Wonderland – Review and Tips

    Hyde Park Winter Wonderland takes over a large part of London’s famous Hyde Park for six weeks, from mid-November to early January . For some it is a magical world of festive enchantment, for others it’s their idea of festive…

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  • Big Ben and the Elizabeth Tower

    Behind the Scenes Tour of Big Ben – Review and Tips

    Big Ben, or more accurately the Elizabeth Tower, is one of London’s most famous landmarks. Recognisable all over the world, it’s one of the city’s most popular tourist destinations. Have you ever wondered though what it’s like to go inside?…

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  • Christmas at Kew Gardens 2023

    Christmas at Kew Gardens – Review and Tips

    Christmas is a wonderful time to be in London, and there is so much to explore. There are a few different light and sound trails across the capital, but Christmas at Kew is one of if not the biggest and…

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  • Wishmas Review

    Review of Wishmas – a Fantastical Christmas Adventure

    Wishmas is a new addition to the Christmas experiences available in London. This new immersive festive experience is located at The Old Bauble Factory, just underneath Waterloo Station. It’s from the team behind Secret Cinema, and is a advertised as…

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  • Christmas by the River

    Christmas by the River at London Bridge City

    Discover what Christmas by the River at London Bridge City is like to visit in the run-up to Christmas 2023. Renamed to Winter by the River this year, the popular Christmas market returns to its usual location near Tower Bridge…

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  • Cartier Christmas Decorations

    25 Festive Things to Do at Christmas in London 2024

    Christmas in London is a wondrous experience. As the city sparkles with festive lights and the air fills with the scent of mulled wine, London transforms into a winter wonderland during the Christmas season. The weather may be cold and…

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  • Southbank Christmas Market

    Southbank Christmas Market

    Discover what the Southbank Winter Market is like to visit in the run-up to Christmas 2023. Known as the Southbank Winter Market, it is part of the Southbank Centre’s Winter Festival, and one of a number of Christmas markets in…

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  • 121 Things to Do in London When it Rains

    Don’t let the rain ruin your day! London is a city of endless possibilities, even when the skies open up. If you visit London, the chances are it will rain at some point. But don’t despair – whether you seek…

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  • Tower Bridge and other London attractions

    18 Things to Do Near Tower Bridge in 2024

    Standing tall and resplendent against the London skyline, Tower Bridge is more than just an architectural marvel. It’s one of London’s most iconic landmarks, and a must-see attraction for anyone visiting London. However, Tower Bridge is just the start –…

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  • Tower Bridge at Sunrise From Tower Wharf

    My Favourite London Sunrise Photography Spots

    Sunrise in London is a magical time of day, as the first light of dawn bathes its iconic skyline in a soft, golden glow and paints the River Thames in hues of pink and red. There’s something special about standing…

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  • Best Christmas Markets in London

    15 of the Best Christmas Markets in London to Visit in 2024

    London’s Christmas markets are a treasure trove of festive delights, offering a charming array of handcrafted gifts, seasonal treats, and Christmas decorations. These bustling markets, nestled in some of London’s most iconic locations, create a merry atmosphere that invites both…

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  • Best Christmas Lights in London

    The Best Christmas Lights in London 2024

    Every year, London’s Christmas lights transform the city into a dazzling winter wonderland, adorning streets and landmarks with a breath-taking tapestry of festive colours. The radiant displays, from Carnaby Street to Trafalgar Square, create a magical atmosphere that captivates both…

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  • Christmas Eve in London

    10 Things to Do on Christmas Eve 2024 in London

    Christmas Eve in London is a magical experience like no other; a time when the city comes alive with festive spirit. Picture this: The charming streets of London glimmer with twinkling lights. The scent of chestnuts roasting on hot coals…

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  • Tower Bridge in the snow

    11 Things to Do in London on Christmas Day 2024

    Christmas Day for some is a day to enjoy with friends or family. Eating, drinking and celebrating before dozing in front of the TV. However what if you’re in London and don’t want to be stuck indoors all day? What…

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  • Best London Sunset Locations

    My Top 8 London Sunset Photography Locations

    London is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, and full of amazing sights and attractions. It has also been my home for virtually my whole life. As a local, I have spent many years taking countless…

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  • Tower Bridge London Ultimate Guide

    Tower Bridge – The Ultimate Guide

    Tower Bridge is one of the most iconic landmarks in London, and a great place to visit if you’re visiting London for the first time (or any other time for that matter). This ultimate guide contains everything you need to…

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