Harry Potter Fans Will Love House Of MinaLima

Harry Potter Fans Will Love House Of MinaLima

If you can’t get tickets to Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (the frustration is real), then you can always gaze longingly upon the Place Theatre where it’s playing. And when you’re bored of that, nip around the corner to 26 Greek Street, a building which will put you right at home in the wizarding universe with the narrows rooms and rickety stairwell. Continue reading “Harry Potter Fans Will Love House Of MinaLima”

Get Competitive @ Draughts Boardgame Cafe

What better way to cement friendships than by unanimously deciding on a board game, only to destroy them an hour later as you annihilate their position in the running? Sounds like a good afternoon to me.

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Walking Tour: City of London

The beauty of London is you can walk down a street and immediately be surrounded by history. Sometimes it’s obvious – a plaque on the wall, a date inscribed in stone, a famous building. And sometimes it isn’t – an unassuming blue door behind which a significant event in British history played out.

I have put together a walking tour of the City of London to hit some pretty impressive historical hot-spots.

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Top Nosh @ Noshville

Top Nosh @ Noshville, Granary Square

KERB has teamed up with the Maverick festival to give Londoners a taste of the good life with a celebration of American music and munchies in Granary Square near King’s Cross. Noshville is a fab one-off addition to London’s market and street food scene, with tasty treats to tickle the taste buds including New Orleans shrimp baskets from Hank’s, Ana Mae’s unusual Big Mac mac’n’cheese, and seriously delectable snickerdoodle donuts from Vicky’s Donuts.

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Budget-Friendly Bowling and Arcade

Budget-Friendly Bowling and Arcade in London

Bowling is a great way to spend a rainy day in London with friends and family, but it can be hella expensive with so-called “Boutique Bowling Alleys” hiking up the price of fun. However, you can still bag a bargain in 2017 at Rowans Tenpin Bowl in Finsbury Park. This is your classic bowling alley / bar / arcade combo and so can meet the needs of kids and adults alike.

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Hidden Gem London Bookshop

Hidden Gem London Bookshop

Daunt Books is the local treasure of Marylebone. Housed in an historic and beautiful Edwardian building, this bookshop seems to go on forever with oak galleries containing second-hand wonders and the shelves extending into the basement.

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Spend An Amazing Day In Walthamstow

How To Spend An Amazing Day In Walthamstow

Most people flock to the central Zones of London for something to do, but there is just as much fun to be had in the far reaches of Zone 9.

Did you know there was a Zone 9? Or did I just blow your mind?

Walthamstow is located in the North East of Greater London, the last stop on the Victoria Line. This is a very old town indeed, recorded in 1075 as Wilcumestowe (“the Place of Welcome”). Continue reading “Spend An Amazing Day In Walthamstow”

Cheap Things You’ll Actually Want To Do In London

Cheap Things You’ll ACTUALLY Want To Do In London

In 2015 I posted a video about my top things to do in London on the cheap, and it’s almost reached 50,000 views! This is super exciting, and I still stand beside everything I mentioned in the video as great suggestions of things to do. I categorised everything into 10 different things so I mentioned a lot of stuff!

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Kidzania, Shephard’s Bush

Kidzania, Shephard’s Bush

Kidzania in Westfields Mall (Shephard’s Bush) is an oddly fantastic thing to do for both children and adults.

A city shrunk by 2/3, visitors have the opportunity to try out what it’s like to be a pilot, radio DJ, animation artist, policeman, nurse, weatherman, or any number of jobs usually reserved for grown ups.

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