London Unveiled

great places to visit off the beaten path.

Horse & Dolphin Yard… and a secret part of Chinatown unveiled!

While Chinatown is viewed by many as overly touristy, it has a great history and is a wonderful part of London in its own right.  There are plenty of little … Continue reading

January 18, 2015 · 8 Comments

James Smith & Sons ~ a timeless Victorian umbrella shop!

Located near the hustle and bustle of the High Street shops on Oxford Street is a place that takes you back in time to to the Victorian period of high … Continue reading

December 28, 2014 · 2 Comments

Royal Geographical Society ~ not just for members

  Founded in 1830, the Royal Geographical Society is dedicated to the development and promotion of geographical knowledge, together with its application to the challenges facing society and the environment. … Continue reading

November 23, 2014 · 4 Comments

The Sikorski Museum ~ a hidden gem of military history.

The Sikorski Museum should be on your to-do list if you have an interest in Napoleonic through WWII military history.  While arguably one of the most under-visited museums in London, … Continue reading

November 9, 2014 · 3 Comments

House of Illustration

As one of the newer entrants on the London scene, House of Illustration is, as its name suggests, the home for the art of illustration. From emerging talent to established … Continue reading

October 28, 2014 · 9 Comments

The Grenadier Pub, London ~ Haunted, Hidden, & Historic

The Grenadier Pub is a wonderful pub to visit and every local or visitor to London alike should try to make it here at least once.  Hidden away on a … Continue reading

October 18, 2014 · 8 Comments

The Old Operating Theatre ~ the oldest in Europe!

The Old Operating Theatre is an unusual museum located in the ‘herb garret’ (a garret is a top floor or attic) of St. Thomas’ Church in Borough.  Originally part of … Continue reading

October 7, 2014 · 6 Comments
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