palmers lodge
19 Aug 2015

Palmer’s Lodge

The atmosphere in Palmer’s Lodge is the kind of friendly vibe that makes backpackers remember why they love to travel so much. It’s that communal, excited ambiance that will leave even the most weary with a smile on their face. Usually, when you hear this about a hostel it means

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palmers lodge
19 Aug 2015

Palmer’s Lodge

The atmosphere in Palmer’s Lodge is the kind of friendly vibe that makes backpackers remember why they love to travel so much. It’s that communal, excited ambiance that will leave even the most weary with a smile on their face. Usually, when you hear this about a hostel it means

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magnificient
19 Aug 2015

Magnificent Obsessions

Collection of art is an artform in and of itself. That is the assertion put forth by this thought provoking exhibition at the Barbican and it’s certainly an intriguing one. Does the artist that a collect reveres shape his mindset and artistic impression, or is it the other way around,

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the gym
19 Aug 2015

The Gym

The biggest problem for most people when it comes to using a gym might surprise you. Lack of motivation is often cited as a major factor, and it’s one that many people claim keeps them out. The culture is another, as no one wants to be around steroid infused obsessives

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bar
19 Aug 2015

Lost Angel

The name of this bar is especially apt. It is indeed an angel: a beautifully understated collection of quality that will leave you on cloud nine. There are few that can look at its incredible drinks, fine decor and lively atmosphere and turn away. Why would they want to? It

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zhotel
19 Aug 2015

Z Hotel

Clean cut lines have gained something of a tarnished reputation in recent years. They’ve become a byline for second rate hotels and half-assed efforts, a “stylish” way of covering up a lack of effort and investment. There are countless hotels in the capital suffering from that kind of corner cutting,

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hostels
19 Aug 2015

Phoenix Hostel

There are plenty of great hostels in London. The days of the drab, sad old things dominating every youthful backpackers life are over. It’s easy to find somewhere outstanding to stay with a little searching. That’s why the Phoenix hostel might not seem spectacular at first. It offers clean and

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Emirates_Air_Line_towers_24_May_2012
19 Aug 2015

Emirates Air Line Cable Car

Currently the only cable car system in the capital, the Emirates Air Line is a sight to behold. The chance to see the capital from up high, whilst in comfort and complete security is something that’s usually only achievable from some of the most exclusive skyscrapers or from the Eye.

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rivercruise
19 Aug 2015

River Cruises

The Thames has something of an undeserved reputation. As a major urban river in an industrialised society, it’s far from spotless. In fact, you’d be surprised by the amount of waste that seems to end up floating in it each and every day. Its murky waters are far from fresh

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19 Aug 2015

Sherlock Holmes Tour

The great man of mystery himself, the gentleman of shadowy allure and an unbeatable mind, Sherlock Holmes. One of the greatest character in a huge cast of British fiction, Holmes has held a cherished place in the heart of children and adults alike since his creation. His ability to perceive

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