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TONIGHT: Seven Dials and St Martin’s Courtyard Christmas Shopping Night Out

Tonight, Seven Dials will be transformed into a pedestrian shopping haven with the entire area closed to traffic. There will be live music including performances by “vintage pin-up singer” Roo Savill and urban pop trio Mama Do as well as other bands and DJ in shops and around the area; street food from Urban Food Fest and sweets from Merinuqe Girls; free cocktails at St Martin’s Courtyard; a Champagne & Fromage pop-up bar; in-store parties; free makeovers; exclusive one-day offers; comps and giveaways; a festive spirit in the air and lots lots more … there’s even a tikichris special! Check it out. Continue reading

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Carnaby Style Night – London Shopping Event (OneTravel)

The evening of Thursday the 12th of September will present an opportunity to experience one of London’s most iconic shopping districts with a “Style Night” focused on the best of men’s fashion and more. Continue reading

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Geneva Weekend – Day 3 – by @vysia

Recently, tikichris contributor Vysia Duffield had the opportunity to explore the Swiss city of Geneva. Invited to Switzerland along with a handful of other London-based bloggers to explore a few Swiss cities using the free to download Make My Switzerland app. Created by actual residents of the cities featured, the app lists hidden gems and places favoured by locals. Vysia reckons the app is great for people who like to venture “off the beaten path” when travelling. “Even better,” she says, the participating bloggers got to meet and explore their chosen cities “with the locals behind the recommendations and see it through their eyes”. Continue reading

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Geneva Weekend – Day 2 – by @vysia

Recently, tikichris contributor Vysia Duffield had the opportunity to explore the Swiss city of Geneva. Invited to Switzerland along with a handful of other London-based bloggers to explore a few Swiss cities using the free to download Make My Switzerland app. Created by actual residents of the cities featured, the app lists hidden gems and places favoured by locals. Vysia reckons the app is great for people who like to venture “off the beaten path” when travelling. “Even better,” she says, the participating bloggers got to meet and explore their chosen cities “with the locals behind the recommendations and see it through their eyes”. Continue reading

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Geneva Weekend – Day 1 – by @vysia

Recently, tikichris contributor Vysia Duffield had the opportunity to explore the Swiss city of Geneva. Invited to Switzerland along with a handful of other London-based bloggers to explore a few Swiss cities using the free to download Make My Switzerland app. Created by actual residents of the cities featured, the app lists hidden gems and places favoured by locals. Vysia reckons the app is great for people who like to venture “off the beaten path” when travelling. “Even better,” she says, the participating bloggers got to meet and explore their chosen cities “with the locals behind the recommendations and see it through their eyes”. Continue reading

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Top Tips from Milan’s Best Bloggers (CheapOair)

Whether you’re hoping to mingle at some of the city’s coolest wine bars or to discover the latest trends in fashion before they hit the streets back home, getting the scoop on what’s hip and happening from Milan’s most active bloggers is a smart way to glean a bit of insider insight. Continue reading

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Just Opened London Connects You to What is New and Coming Up (CheapOair)

JustOpenedLondon.com launched back in the early spring as part of the equally fledgling Just Opened Network, a global network of sites dedicated to celebrating and sharing everything “just opened.” But for the time being, the main focus appears to be on London. Continue reading

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Slider Decider at The Gun Pub in East London (OneTravel)

On Thursday May 16, chefs rom across the UK will gather at celebrated East London pub, The Gun, to pit their slider skills against The Gun’s own head chef, Quinton Bennett, to determine who deserves the title of Slider Decider Champion 2013. Continue reading

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Four of London’s Quirkiest DJ Booths (CheapOair)

Yes, of course, the sounds coming from a DJ booth are of utmost important. But assuming the music is to your liking, the look and feel of a venue can certainly add or distract from your time listening to what the DJ is spinning. Looking for a London venue that takes its tunes but not itself too seriously? Continue reading

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Some of London’s Best Terraced Restaurants and Bars (OneTravel)

There’s still a bit of summer left and when the weather’s nice, dining al fresco or having a drink in the great urban outdoors feels great and offers a delectable opportunity to people watch. Here’s a list of some of … Continue reading

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Win a Free Gourmet Picnic Hamper from Drake & Morgan

Drake & Morgan bar and restaurant group has launched a couple of new “Britnic” picnic hampers. There’s a Gourmet Picnic Hamper with bottle of wine priced at £45.95 and a Classic Strawberries & Cream Hamper (perfect for the summer sports season) … Continue reading

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Oldest Surviving East India Company Warehouse to Become Restaurant Complex

The oldest surviving warehouses built by the East India Company, are to be re-launched by restaurant group D&D London to create a modern British grill restaurant, cocktail bar, fish restaurant and specialist wine shop. Constructed between 1768 and 1771 by the … Continue reading

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London Food & Drink News: 12 April 2012 (Londonist)

Food you can eat with just your hands – and quirky ways to market it. London Food & Drink News: 12 April 2012 Londonist, 12 April 2012

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Photo Story: Neon Lights of Nash-Vegas (Urban Travel Blog)

Bright neon lights, fat American tourists and lots and lots of booze? Are we in Vegas? Not quite: welcome to downtown Nashville, y’all, where southern hospitality is alive and well. Beyond the neon glow and the cheap-ass souvenir shops, downtown … Continue reading

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London Food & Drink News: 8 March 2012 (Londonist)

London Food & Drink News: 8 March 2012 Londonist, March 8, 2012 at 16:00 pm Free bloody Mary with your Sunday roast at Drake & Morgan restaurants plus more London food and drink news … READ MY COMPLETE POST: London … Continue reading

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London Food & Drink News: 1 March 2012 (Londonist)

London Food & Drink News: 1 March 2012 Londonist, March  1, 2012 at 14:45 pm Intriguing bars, a new Broadway Market eatery and a few yummy ways to celebrate Holi. READ MY COMPLETE POST: London Food & Drink News: 1 March … Continue reading

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Dining Around London’s South Kensington Station (OneTravel)

Dining Around London’s South Kensington Station OneTravel, Feb 09, 2012 No matter your budget, there’s bound to be a variety of quality options to suit your taste. However, there’s a lot of competition for you taste buds around here. Looking … Continue reading

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Good Stuff

It’s almost February. We’re well into 2012, and I’m just now getting around to post about things from before and around Christmas. Geez. If you had even half as much fun as I had the final few weeks of last … Continue reading

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London Food & Drink News: 26 January 2012 (Londonist)

London Food & Drink News: 26 January 2012 Londonist, January 26, 2012 at 16.00pm Bob Dylan, kosher wine, Tsuru loyalty cards, a new bar for Hawksmoor Spitalfields and more food and drink news … READ MY COMPLETE POST: London Food … Continue reading

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Honky Tonking in Downtown Nashville (CheapOair)

Honky Tonking in Downtown Nashville CheapOair, January 17, 2012 Here’s a tried and true list of some of the best joints with the best bars to sidle up to where there’s never a cover charge (but you’re certainly welcome to … Continue reading

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Make Time to Dine at St Pancras Station (CheapOair)

Make Time to Dine at St Pancras Station CheapOair, December 15, 2011 Whether just passing through or staying put for awhile, make sure to enjoy some of the area’s impressive range of food and drink outlets. Trendy cafes, upscalerestaurants, street food, celebrated bars … Continue reading

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Tequila in London (CheapOair)

Tequila in London CheapOair, November 15, 2011 … here’s a roundup of a few Mexican restaurants with bars specializing in serving quality tequila (the good stuff that won’t leave you with a headache the next morning) … READ MY COMPLETE … Continue reading

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London Food & Drink News: 20 October 2011 (Londonist)

London Food & Drink News: 20 October 2011 Londonist, October 20, 2011 at 16:00 pm Apple Day, a 2fer deal at a Spitalfields pub, a meaty feasting night in Whitechapel and cocktails for calorie counters at a swish hotel bar.  READ … Continue reading

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London Food & Drink News: 28 April 2011 (Londonist)

London Food & Drink News: 28 April 2011 Londonist, April 28, 2011 at 16:00 pm A taste of what’s what in recent and upcoming London food and drink news … READ MY COMPLETE POST: London Food & Drink News: 28 … Continue reading

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Obligatory Royal Wedding Food and Drink Offers (Londonist)

Obligatory Royal Wedding Food and Drink Offers Londonist, April 27, 2011 at 16:00 pm ; Whether you’re looking to dine like a future king or taking a let them eat Kate mentality toward the royal wedding, here’s a narrowed down list of … Continue reading

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Top Five: Cocktail Bars in Paris (Urban Travel Blog)

Top Five: Cocktail Bars in Paris Urban Travel Blog, Apr 10th, 2011 For decades The Ritz’s Bar Hemingway was lauded as the best cocktail bar in Paris by everyone from Ernest himself to the NY Times, Forbes and Le Figaro. … Continue reading

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London Food & Drink News: 24 March 2011 (Londonist)

London Food & Drink News: 24 March 2011 Londonist, March 24, 2011 at 16:00 pm A taste of what’s what in recent London food and drink news … READ MY COMPLETE POST: London Food & Drink News: 24 March 2011

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