Tag Archives: London

Thai Food in a Traditional London Pub

Visitors to London are always faced with the “sticker-price shock” of eating in one of the world’s most expensive cities. I remember on one of my first visits of being horrified at the price of two pounds for one cookie … Continue reading

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Hidden Cakes Near London’s British Museum

It’s no secret that I love sweets and I am always looking for bakeries and dessert shops when I travel. In London, just around the corner from the British Museum, is a small cake shop filled with delicacies. Located through … Continue reading

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Exhibitions (and Cheese Tasting) in London

For visitors to London, it is always interesting to find undiscovered tourist attractions outside the main tourist draws. I have written a few posts on some of my favorite London places and this post continues on this theme. BBC Tours … Continue reading

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A London Church with a Starring Role

Visitors to the Priory Church of St. Bartholomew the Great will immediately recognize the interior. This church has been a backdrop in many films including “Robin Hood, Prince of Thieves”, “Four Weddings and a Funeral”, “Shakespeare in Love”, “Sherlock Holmes” … Continue reading

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Discovering Winston Churchill in London

Winston Churchill was the right man at the right time for his country during World War II. For London visitors interested in Churchill and life during the Blitz, a visit to the Churchill War Rooms is a must. Located near … Continue reading

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Tea and Cake in London’s Bloomsbury

It’s February in London and all I want is a hot pot of tea and scones with the cold weather outside. One of my favorite bakeries is Bea’s of Bloomsbury, located about a ten minute walk from the Holborn tube … Continue reading

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A Foodie Haven in London

Outdoor markets reflect the heart and soul of a community. South of the River Thames, the Borough Market sells produce to Londoners and visitors alike. Located at 8 Southwark Street across from the London Bridge Station, the Borough Market has … Continue reading

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