Mercedes in Belgrave Square

Guide to Belgravia – and its pubs! (Part 1)

A short history of Belgravia Belgravia is an area in the south west of London known for its concentration of large mansions, wealthy residents and

Christ Church Greyfriars London

This is where the world’s first national postal service started!

This post will describe a group of buildings near Cheapside in the City of London.  Here you can visit some ancient parts of London – and

The Virginia Quay Settlers Monument in London

The Virginia Quay Settlers Monument, on the north shore of the River Thames, marks the embarkation point of the first English settlers of North America. 

Edinburgh Castle

48 hours in ‘The Athens of the North’

Earlier this year, we set off to ‘The Athens of the North’ to visit some of my old haunts, see the key sights once again

Cyclists in Paris Tour de France

How to watch the final stage of the Tour de France in Paris

The 105th Tour de France starts on Saturday 7 July in the Vendee.  Some 3500 km later, the 22 teams and 176 riders will aim

Leadenhall Market

The site of London’s Roman Forum!

Discover the site of London’s Roman Forum – and the secrets of the Victorian Leadenhall Market today!   Designed and created by Sir Horace Jones in

London Transport Museum

The world’s best museum of public transportation!

In Covent Garden, is the world’s best museum of public transportation.   This is the London Transport Museum.  We can be sure of this, because London

Simpsons tavern

Dining in Georgian times, live!

Dinner among the wealthy during Georgian times was an affair not to be missed! Not only the food, but the dress, entertainment and music too.

Pevensey Castle

Where the Normans landed in 1066!

In September 1066, Duke William II of Normandy landed a French force at Pevensey, intent on taking the English throne from King Harold II.  Two

Woolwich Arsenal

London’s first and most successful professional football club!

Arsenal was the first football team to turn professional in London.  That was back in 1893, playing as Woolwich Arsenal.  The team holds 43 honours,

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