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

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

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,

The entrance hall of the Victoria and Albert Museum at night

5 experiences Londoners keep to themselves!

Here are 5 experiences that take you away from fellow tourists – giving you the London vibe that locals seek. We’ve chosen places that are

Kensington Palace – a history of Prince Harry and Meghan’s home

We’re not going to let the major Royal event of 2018 go without a mention!  Referring of course to the marriage of Prince Harry and

British Library

The British Library – historical treasures and a quiet place to work in London!

The British Library re-located to new premises near St Pancras Station, Euston Road in 1997. The building is an expansive state of the art premises

Underground postal service

Ride on London’s abandoned underground post office railway

We took a trip on the historic ‘Mail Rail’; London’s underground post office railway that runs west to east through the centre of London. The

Secret London museums

The Wallace Collection – the most opulent townhouse in London!

Hertford House The Wallace Collection is a national museum of fine art. It is based in Hertford House, an original London townhouse from the 18th

The Cenotaph in Whitehall

The Cenotaph in Whitehall – London’s most special monument

A centrepiece of remembrance The Cenotaph in Whitehall is truly special. It, more than any other monument, has been embraced by the people of the

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