London Unveiled

great places to visit off the beaten path.

The East India Company ~ new beginnings for this historically important company.

Created in 1600 by a Royal Charter granted by Queen Elizabeth I, the East India Company arguably shaped and influenced much of the world over its 250 years of global power. … Continue reading

July 28, 2014 · 2 Comments

Jermyn Street ~ The Best Shopping Street for Men in London.

Jermyn Street is, personally, my favourite street to shop on.  Located just steps from bustling Piccadilly Circus it offers a calm respite from the heavily touristed shops nearby.  Along a … Continue reading

July 19, 2014 · 2 Comments

The Painted Hall ~ arguably the greatest work of art in London not in a museum.

Located within the Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich is one of the most amazing rooms in Greater London – the Painted Hall.  The magnificent painted walls and ceilings, that … Continue reading

July 12, 2014 · 5 Comments

The Ten Bells ~ a pub deeply connected with ‘Jack the Ripper’ lore

The ‘Ten Bells’ pub is a Grade II listed building that has a significant connection with Jack the Ripper, but is also worth a visit for its interior decorations and … Continue reading

July 4, 2014 · 10 Comments

St. Lawrence Jewry ~ A Wren church that is home to the August music festival

St. Lawrence Jewry is the official church of the Corporation of London and is located at the heart of the old Roman city.  One of Sir Christopher Wren’s masterpieces (and … Continue reading

June 28, 2014 · 8 Comments

Gillespie Park & Ecology Centre ~ a wonderful nature reserve

Gillespie Park is a 2.8 hectare local nature reserve located near Arsenal’s Emirates stadium which provides the community with a great escape from the busy streets around Highbury and Arsenal tube … Continue reading

June 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Tintin Shop ~ for the child in all of us.

Located near Covent Garden, on a less touristy side street is one of my favourite shops in London – The Tintin Shop.  For those who grew up reading the exploits … Continue reading

June 16, 2014 · 4 Comments
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