Things to Do


London Itinerary: The Perfect 5 Days

London is an incredible city, filled with sights to explore, museums to visit and things to do. While you can capture the essence of the city during a 3-day stay, 5 days in London gives you a chance to get to know the city better and even plan a day trip out of London. However, London has never been a […]


3 Days in London: Itinerary Ideas

London is one of the most fascinating cities in the world. It’s a place filled with culture, history, excellent nightlife and a lot of things to do. The following itinerary is based on my 5-days stay in London (back in March 2011). Among the sites visited are: British Museum, Tower of London, Tower Bridge, Bucking Palace, Trafalgar Square, St. Paul’s […]


British Film Institute: Getting a look at the UK’s film archives

The British Film Institute (BFI) is the home of the national archive of film and television, with one of the biggest collections of filmed material in the world. The Institute currently holds over 50,000 fiction and 100,000 non-fiction film – some dating back over 100 years – as well as about 625,000 TV programs. The extensive archives also include silent […]


Christmas Services in London

If you’re in London over Christmas and want to get into the meaning of the season (at least before the pubs open), here’s a listing of some of the major churches in central London that will be holding Christmas services. NOTE: Remember that on Christmas Day there’s no public transport. To attend Christmas Day services, you’ll need to walk or […]


London’s Outdoor Ice Rinks

Outdoor ice rinks have become increasingly popular in London over the last few years, opening for a month or two on either side of Christmas. Many of London’s top tourist attractions have taken the opportunity to install rinks, taking advantage of some of the city’s most spectacular settings to provide uniques places to skate. Here’s a rundown of where you […]


New Year’s Day Parade in London

The 25th anniversary edition of London’s New Year’s Day Parade will take place on Saturday, 1 January 2011. Organizers are hoping half a million people will push aside their hangovers, forego the snooze button and stream into central London to watch the 2.2 mile parade. The Parade starts at 12 noon on the corner of Piccadilly and Berkeley Street outside the […]