Tag Archives: summer

BBQ Hacks Video Series

Here we are at the height of summer. So far so good, right? As much as we might love to complain about the weather here in Britain, we must admit there have be some pretty decent stretches of absolutely wonderful … Continue reading

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Top Places to See in July (Going Places)

Just to help you plan before you pack your bags and book your flight, we’ve put together a few select cities and countries that are going to be absolutely beautiful to visit during the month of July. Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: While it Lasts

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London Daily Photo: Fun Fair

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London Daily Photo: South Bank Showers

Jeppen Hein’s interactive fountain, Appearing Rooms, outside Queen Elizabeth Hall

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London Daily Photo: Summer Glances

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Top 5 Summer Sweets

Summer’s here (kind of) with its long daylight hours bringing with it all kinds of new opportunities to enjoy tasty treats. BBQs, picnics, sporting events … you name it! Here’s a list of my five favourite sweets for cooling down, chilling out and making the most of the season … Continue reading

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Coronation Celebrations This Summer in London and Windsor (CheapOair)

On the 2nd of June 1953, Elizabeth II was crowned at Westminster Abbey. 60 years later, she’s still queen and celebrating her reign with a range of events across England, including river pageants, concerts and more. Continue reading

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Best of Italy’s Summer Music Festivals (OneTravel)

Summer vacation in Italy? That’s music to everbody’s ears – no matter what type of tunes you like to listen to. From sacred music to jive, from Puccini to Diana Krall, There’s a wonderful range of summer music festivals scheduled across Italy catering to all tastes and budgets. Here’s a look at just a few of the many. Continue reading

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Taste of London Celebrates 10th Anniversary (OneTravel)

The perennially popular Taste of London restaurant festival marks its tenth anniversary this summer with its biggest and best line up to date. Read my complete post at the OneTravel blog.

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Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2012 – Herzog & de Meuron with Ai Weiwei at Hyde Park (OneTravel)

Compared to past commissions, the 2012 pavilion is more subtle and has received considerable criticism for delivering less “wow” (and for its pool of water unintentionally drawing insects). Still, it’s a contemplative and restful place (and the bugs weren’t bad … Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Hyde Park

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London Daily Photo: Cups

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England’s Long Running Cambridge Folk Festival Returns This July (CheapOair)

One of England’s longest running and most successful music festivals, the Cambridge Folk Festival, returns this summer with a stellar line-up for just about anybody interested in back-to-basics, rootsy music England’s Long Running Cambridge Folk Festival Returns This July CheapOair, … Continue reading

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The Heathrow In and Out (CheapOair)

With this summer promising (or should I say threatening?) to be the busiest in the history London Heathrow Airport, I thought it might be useful to share a few tips on how best to get in and out of the … Continue reading

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Celebrating Queen Elizabeth’s Diamond Jubilee (OneTravel)

Celebrating Queen Elizabeth’s Diamond Jubilee OneTravel, Feb 23, 2012 Doing the same thing (whatever that may be) for 60 years is a pretty big deal, and with respect to being a British monarch, it’s something that’s only been achieved once … Continue reading

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Xbox Meet and Greet with Snoop Dogg in Liverpool

Xbox is running a competition to win a meet-and-greet gig experience with Snoop Dogg on his autumn tour in the UK (Echo Arena, Liverpool). The prize includes travel, accommodation along with food and drink. The winner will receive the following: … Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Geezer’s Paradise

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London Daily Photo: Summer’s Streams

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London Daily Photo: AC

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Preview: Taste of London 2010 (Londonist)

Preview: Taste of London 2010 Londonist, May 22, 2010 5:21 PM Summer’s in the air. People are filling the parks. The tourists are coming. And London is hankering for some al fresco nibbles. Yep, it’s time for Taste of London. … Continue reading

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