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

Charles Dickens’ London home – birthplace of his early novels

At the age of 25, Charles Dickens rented (as was normal practice of the day) a large home in Doughty Street, North London. He did

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

Covent Garden market

Covent Garden – London’s first residential square, a short history

Covent Garden is home to the world renowned Royal Opera House, the Royal Ballet and the London Transport museum – as well as some of

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

City of London Guildhall

The City of London Guildhall – the grandmother of all parliaments!

That’s what Margaret Thatcher called the City of London Guildhall – in comparison to the United Kingdom’s national parliament; itself often called the mother of

Hendrix in London

Hendrix in London – visit his bedroom via G F Handel’s house!

In Brook Street, Mayfair there is an extraordinary couple of houses – turned into a museum. Numbers 23 and 25 were homes to two musicians

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 interior of the National Portrait Gallery London

12 portraits at the National Portrait Gallery for Americans

Here is self-guided tour of 12 key portraits at the National Portrait Gallery for Americans in London.   The National Portrait Gallery (NP)G is a

Image of the Duke of Wellington

Wellington and the special relationship

This is a painting of Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington by Sir Thomas Lawrence. It is an oil on canvas painted in 1829. In

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