16 Fun and Unusual Things to do in Kings Cross, London

Of all the areas I visited on my last trip back to London, the one that had changed the most over the years was King Cross. When I lived in London it was home to the station, a few dodgy nightclubs, a bollard I once reversed my mum’s car into (sorry mum) and a lot …

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Best London Street Art: The Cool Area Not to Miss

street art mural of dog with a spray can, Penge, SE20

If you’re going to see street art in London, there’s probably a few areas you’ve got on your list. Shoreditch and Brick Lane. The Leake Street Tunnel – but there’s another area you might want to add; Penge in South London. And to explain why Penge is one of the best London street art destinations …

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17 Fun and Unusual Things to do in Soho, London

Soho is one of the most buzzing areas of London. It doesn’t have a lot of big sights to pull in the tourists, but it’s a must-visit if you want to try some of London’s best bars and restaurants – or, in our case, some of London’s more unusual and fun bars and restaurants. And, …

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Walking Alpacas on the Isle of Wight – cuteness overload

Walking alpacas on the Isle of Wight, UK

This summer I noticed a trend on my Instagram. A lot of my friends were standing next to the same animal. It was fluffy, had pointy ears, a better fringe than Marc Almond in the Soft Cell years and a lead around its neck. It seemed alpaca walking had become a thing, but not in …

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Tales of the Burley Witches (and other spooks) in Burley, New Forest

Outside of a Coven of Witches in Burley, New Forest

Thatched roofs, ambling ponies, ice cream, fudge and cider…. you’ll find them all in the small New Forest village of Burley – but we went there for some more mystical reasons. Witches, ghosts and dragons… oh my. At first glance, you wouldn’t suspect that there’s anything different about Burley from the other cute villages in …

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Spitalfields City Farm: A World of Cute Things to Do in East London

Brown and white goat peering over a fence at Spitalfield's City Farm, London

Normally when I’m in the vicinity of London’s Brick Lane I’m on the quest for curry, street art or a bagel at some unsensible hour of the morning – on this trip though I was on the quest for fur, feathers and cuteness at Spitalfields City Farm. And what I found there took it straight …

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Hidden London Sights: 24 Cool Things You’ve Probably Walked Past Without Noticing

Building with a lighthouse on top in Kings Cross London - one of the best hidden London sights

I recently took a trip to London. Having lived there for over 10 years and just outside it for nearly seven, I wasn’t expecting much to surprise me on my visit…but boy was I wrong, and it all started when I spotted a lighthouse on a roof in Kings  Cross There I was heading back …

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There’s Hidden Art on London’s Millennium Bridge

Chewing gum painting of an ant with an umbrella on the Millenium bridge, London

A tiny St Paul’s Cathedral, an ant carrying an umbrella and what looks like a tree full of people – all things you’ve probably walked past if you’ve ever crossed London’s Millennium Bridge. See, there are a hundreds of tiny paintings stuck on London’s Millennium Bridge all painted on the chewing gum people drop there. …

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Is This London’s Most Unusual Sightseeing Tour?

Toilet seat with a British Bulldog on - the Jubiloo on the London Loo Tour

I’m standing at Waterloo station looking for a woman holding a toilet plunger up over her head. She’s my guide for the afternoon on the London Loo Tour. Yes, while most people coming to London to visit thrones are viewing gold, guilded ones in Buckingham Palace, mine are to be white porcelain and hopefully not …

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