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German Embassy in London

German Embassy, Consulates and Honorary Consuls German Embassy – London Tel: 020 7824 1300 Visa Enquires Tel: 09065 508 922 Passport Enquires Tel: 0870 510 0420 Address: 23 Belgrave Square, London, SW1X 8PZ – Map Opening Hours Visa section: Mon-Fri 9am-11.30am Passport section: Mon-Fri 9am-11.30am Legalisation section: Mon-Fri 9am-11.30am German Consulate General – Edinburgh Tel: 0131 337 2323 Address: 16 […]


Italian Embassy in London

Italian Embassy and Consulates Italian Embassy – London Tel: +44 (0)20 73122200 Address: 14, Three Kings Yard, London W1K 4EH – Map Italian Consulate General – London (For Visa and Consular Services) Tel: +44 (0)20 7235 9371 Address: 38 Eaton Place, London SW1X 8AN – Map email: consolato.londra@esteri.it Opening Hours Mon-Fri 9am-12pm Italian Consulate General – Edinburgh Tel:+44 (0)131 220 3695/226 […]


Sat Lav in Westminster

The City of Westminster has many of London’s leading tourist attractions, entertainment areas and shopping districts. What it doesn’t have are extensive and easily findable public toilets. Now the council are doing something to help visitors out who find themselves taken short while out and about. Sat Lav is a new texting service they’ve started which allows people to locate […]


WhyGo Amsterdam

BootsnAll has now launched WhyGo Amsterdam, a great travel guide to one of Europe’s most friendly, relaxed and beautiful cities. WhyGo Amsterdam offers recommendations for accomodation from hotels to houseboats, as well as information about world-famous attractions like Anne Frank’s House, the Van Gogh, Rijksmuseums, Heineken Brewery, and of course, the must-see-even-if-you’re-not-buying Red Light District. You can also find information on […]


Guy Fawkes Night Fireworks Displays

November 5 is the annual Guy Fawkes Night celebration in Britain (also known as Bonfire Night), when up and down the country you’ll see and hear fireworks being fired off all night at both large public displays and private homes. It marks the foiling of the Gunpowder Plot of November 5 1605 when a group of Catholics tried to blow […]


London Boroughs: Camden

Camden is one of London’s most diverse boroughs stretching from the central entertainment and business districts of Covent Garden and Holborn in its south, up through Euston, Kings Cross and trendy Camden Town to the leafy and affluent Hampstead area. The borough as it stands today was created in 1965 by the joining of the metropolitan boroughs of Holborn, Hampstead […]


London Neighborhoods

Here are a series of links to sections of London that offer visitors a look at the different aspects of the city, from its historical heart to the business and entertainment areas to off-the-beaten path places with a greener, more village feel. An overview of London’s neighborhoods- part 1 An overview of London’s neighborhoods-part 2 An overview of London neighbourhoods-part […]