We’ve had a look at some ingenious examples of how we can make use of pretty much anything, finding the best flea markets, art installations and upcycling workshops where you can purchase that throne (or unwanted chair, depending on how you see it).
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The key to your local stay
London’s Borough Market re-opened its historic doors to the public today following the tragic London terror on June 3rd. The re-opening was commemorated with a minute’s silence and a ringing bell to remember the victims.
Hampstead is embarking on route taken by Notting Hill with the release of the film Hampstead, shot and set in this leafy and beautiful North London suburb. So before the area receives a flood of visitors, we delved into the nooks and crannies to bring you where the tourists (and guides) don’t even think about going.
Whenever you read this, we’re pretty sure it’s already been a long week. So check out these four great activities that will give you a taste of something different this weekend.
The summer’s starting to flex its muscles here in London. As the thermometer creeps up, we still find ourselves in the office and desperate for some cooling-off time. Funnily enough, the capital has a number of places filled with cool, refreshing, icy activities. Ice walls, rinks, bars: they’re all there, including some of the best gelato you will find this side of Italy.
Iconic. It’s a grand word but one that sums it all up rather nicely.
Effortless, Efficient Moving is just one Ring away!
We show you some of the capital’s biggest events of the summer, but also the more unusual and quirky festivals.
Visiting a city for the first time (or the tenth!) can be a challenge. Lisa, our new (French) intern, describes her week in the (British) capital, with some sage advice for French visitors – whether tourist or expat.
The rush, the heightened senses, the feeling of being on top of the world, shouting “let’s go again!”, accomplishment, bravura.