Temperatures in London are set to continue to rise this week, bringing the hottest days of the year so far - and just in time for the weekend. Brits can look forward to basks in highs of 35 degrees on the south coast. And while the Central Line is not a pleasant place to be in stiflingly hot weather, one of the merits of London is that it’s very easy to leave: we have a Monopoly board’s-worth of train stations from which to flee. Obviously, you’ll want to come back — that sea air’s so pure it hurts your lungs — but you can tolerate a day at the beach before you get homesick. Here, we've rounded up some of the coolest coasts within easy reach of the capital. Margate What is it? Margate is the perfect example of the decaying seaside town that’s been part reclaimed by hipsters, while still retaining the kind of “gritty” spirit immortalised in song by Chaz and Dave. It’s played artist’s muse throughout … [Read more...] about The best seaside towns near London for a sunny day trip
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Meghan Markle is celebrating International Women's Day!On Friday, the 37-year-old Duchess of Sussex sat on a panel of female thought-leaders and activists at King's College London to discuss obstacles facing women today and the global opportunities that would await women if they were treated equally to men. Markle was joined on the panel by singer Annie Lennox, model Adwoa Aboah and former Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard, among others. 17 PHOTOS Duchess Meghan on International Women's Day 2019 See Gallery Duchess Meghan on International Women's Day 2019 LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 08: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex attends a International Women's Day panel discussion at King's College London on March 08, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Samir Hussein/Samir Hussein/WireImage) LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 08: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex attends a International Women's Day panel discussion at King's College London on March 08, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Samir … [Read more...] about Meghan Markle rocks floral mini-dress while cradling baby bump at Women’s Day event
London, the capital of England, is an amazing city which combines both the traditional and the modern aspects of a big city. There is a lot do in London, but the charming towns, cities and other attractions that surround the capital are also well worth a visit. Regardless of your way of transportation, it is guaranteed you will have the time of your life around London. With this in mind, here is our list of the best day trips from London.Don’t leave home without your Lonely Planet London (Travel Guide)Stonehenge, Windsor Castle and BathThe most famous of all day trips from London starts at Windsor Castle. It has been used by the British Royal Family for the previous 9 centuries as one of their residencies. Windsor Castle is considered the oldest and largest inhabited castle in the world and here you will be able to explore the State Apartments and St George’s Chapel. Next, on the tour, you’ll have the chance to witness the amazing rock displays in Salisbury, … [Read more...] about Day Trips From London You Cannot Miss
There’s nothing quite like celebrating the holidays in Europe. Mulled wine, seasonal markets, dried fruit, roasted chestnuts, and peppier spirits fill not just major tourist areas, but entire towns and cities, too. I had the pleasure of spending some time in England this holiday season, and nothing compares to those festive vibes. (Sorry, N.Y.C.) Winter Activities in the London Area If that’s not enough to convince you to cross the pond during the holiday season, here are 10 of the best winter activities to try in and around London when you visit during the winter. (Window) Shop on London’s Famous Streets and Department Stores There’s just something about the holiday spirit in London that makes it one of the best places in the world to visit in winter. Every street, shop, restaurant, and bar has some sort of interior and exterior decorations to get you in the spirit—so much so that you can’t help but smile. Famous department stores to window shop … [Read more...] about 10 Magical Ways to Experience Winter in and around London
Opinion PUBLISHED: 10:13 17 December 2018 Freddie Sears wheels away after scoring the only goal of the match in Town's first home win since April. Picture: STEVE WALLER WWW.STEPHENWALLER.COM © Copyright Stephen Waller Karl Fuller hasn’t seen Town win at home on a Saturday for nearly a year! He has now Town fans celebrate at the final whistle after their team's first home win since April on Saturday. Picture: STEVE WALLER WWW.STEPHENWALLER.COMIt was cold, it was wet, it wasn’t pretty, but after 364 days of football hurt, I’ve finally seen Ipswich win a home game on a Saturday.Not since beating Reading 2-0 on December 16, 2016, have I walked out of Portman Road with a smile on my face following a Town win and I know I’m not alone with those sentiments.Of course, it is only the start of a massive task to climb out of the bottom three and this needs to be backed up straightaway with more points.But with Sheffield United and … [Read more...] about Fuller Flavour: A couple of ciders, a London Undergroud map and a Town win at Portman Road. I love football!