by Annabel Fenwick Elliott and Hugh Morris from The Telegraph, October 2018 First, the North of the river was pitted against the South, but now it is the turn of East and West. Which is better - East London or West? Our writers put forward their cases. East London is better than West Hugh Morris Luxury Travel Advisor’s ULTRA Summit May 21-23, 2019 | Reunion | Kissimmee, FL This exclusive, invite-only event focused on the luxury travel market brings together world-class travel agency owners and managers with the most opulent, luxury suppliers to cultivate collaboration, share insights, and help carve a path into the future of luxury travel. The City of London is so-called because it once was exactly and wholly that. Up until the Middle Ages all that was London was enclosed within the walls today visible only in parts (London Wall and the Musuem of London are good places to start). Anything outside the gates was just a leafy suburb. Now the City is the … [Read more...] about East or West London – Which Is Better?
The time to get wrapped up is nearing, so go in search of a nice beer jacket. Perhaps it’s a mulled wine (yes, it’s that time already) or a good old-fashioned sing-along that will warm the cockles of your heart. Here’s what to get up to this weekend in London. Heist Bank Beer Festival If craft beer is your thing, head over to the Heist Bank Beer festival in Paddington, for a three-day celebration of the stuff. The event will showcase breweries from the UK, Scandinavia and Australasia covering both cask and keg. It’s also offering beer yoga, beer podcasts and beer and food pairings for hungry guests. October 12-14, Heist Bank Paddington, W2,heistbankbeerfestival.com NFL in London Fan of American football? Three NFL in London matches are happening this year and the first is on Sunday. The Seattle Seahawks will be playing Oakland Raiders at Wembley Stadium with kick off at 6pm. If you can’t get tickets, there are plenty of pubs and sports bars showing the … [Read more...] about 13 fantastic things to do in London this weekend
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Travel Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Today’s Paper Advertisement Supported by Travel Tips Make your next trip easier by packing less. Way less. Here are some easy things to leave behind. ByGeoffrey Morrison Oct. 11, 2018 There are few things that can help reduce travel stress like learning how to pack less. I’ve watched screaming couples lug massive suitcases across the cobblestones of Sicily, and seen tiny travelers miserably dwarfed by massive backpacks in train stations as often as I’ve marveled at surly ones in the street frantically gathering up acres of clothes from a broken rolling bag. The tragedy of over-packing knows no bounds. But before you can just “pack less,” you have to know what not to pack. A voltage converter Voltage converters are pretty much a thing of the past. The power adapter (also known as the “wall wart”) … [Read more...] about Five Things to Leave at Home on Your Next Trip
PUBLISHED: 15:23 08 October 2018 | UPDATED: 15:23 08 October 2018 Caroline Culot Pic; www.gettyimages.co.uk Do you know how much land is used for new housing in the UK or how much Green Belt is protected from development? Edward Parker, managing director at Bennett Homes, gives us 10 points about building new homes you may not know. Edward Parker, managing director, Bennett Homes. Pic: www.bennett-homes.co.ukDo you know how much land is used for housing in the UK? What is the most popular type of property? Or how much of the Green Belt is protected from development? A recent report by the NHBC Foundation highlights some interesting facts and figures that may surprise you.1.There is often concern over the amount of land given over to new developments but in fact houses and gardens cover only just over one twentieth of the UK’s total land area. 2. Protecting our green and pleasant land is high on the agenda and the fact that 44 per cent of new homes … [Read more...] about 10 things about building new homes you may not know
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Europe Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Today’s Paper Advertisement Supported by ByCeylan Yeginsu Oct. 5, 2018 LONDON — A newly opened restaurant in an East London neighborhood is aiming to make waves by serving what looks like the perfect presentation of fish and chips, that quintessential British dish: a piece of glistening plump batter, chunky chips, mushy peas and a slice of lemon. But one major ingredient is missing. “There’s no fish in our ‘fish,’ ” says Daniel Sutton, a fishmonger and restaurateur who opened what he says is London’s first stand-alone “vegan fish” and chips restaurant, Sutton and Sons, in Hackney this week. For lovers of succulent fried cod, that concept may be hard to grasp. “What do you mean there is no fish?” Christopher Haddon asked the restaurant’s manager with a puzzled … [Read more...] about In London’s Vegan Fish-and-Chip Shop, Banana Blossoms Play Cod