Articles tagged london

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Divine Chocolate: Empowering Women Farmers

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London’s history of trade – the foundation for its wealth – was often exploitative. Its benefits were enjoyed by mostly the wealthy elite. And at one point in history, chocolate was at the center of […]

An Off-Day at Brixton Market

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At 1.45pm on a Tuesday, Senzala Creperie is busy. Tables are filled with regulars and visitors to this Brixton Market gem. Look up from your triangle pocket of melted cheese and roasted veggies, your crepe topped […]

Southbank Festive Special – in pictures

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Southbank is good at anytime of the year, but during winter it transforms into a true wonderland and is absolutely stunning. There are many little stalls scattered around the area selling everything from food, hand-crafted pressies, Christmas jumpers, […]

Views from the Emirates Airlines

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Contrary to what its name suggests, the Emirates Airlines that Londoners refer to is a cable car journey across the River Thames. Other popular ways to see London from above include the London Eye, The Shard, […]

Hear it Live! at Horniman Museum: a review

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On Tues 29 Dec, Masumi Yamamoto and Daniela Braun performed in the Music Gallery as part of Horniman Museum‘s Hear it Live! event series. Hear it Live! takes place on the last Tuesday of every […]

Check out my Crystal Palace area guide‏…

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I had the opportunity to write for Visit London (London’s official visitor website) on an exciting new neighbourhoods project that seeks to showcase the fact that there’s more to London than zone one. My area guide is […]

Tower Bridge Trivia: everything you need to know about the famous bridge

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The Tower Bridge is a world-famous bridge, thanks to the 2012 London Olympics, but few know its ins and outs. Here’s everything you need to know about the bridge: The bridge was built over a […]

Two Temple Place: an exciting visit to Astor’s Gothic home

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The Friends of Dulwich Picture Gallery is arranging a visit to Two Temple Place, an extraordinary building overlooking the Thames from the Embankment. It had once belonged to William Waldorf Astor, who in his day […]

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