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Upcoming events in London

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There is always something exciting happening in London. Each month, each season, each holiday brings a new experience that will add to your London memories. In order for you to immerse yourself in London’s culture, we have compiled a list of events that are happening in London for the next several months. Our London Connection

12 Ways to Celebrate Christmas in London

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If you LOVE Christmas, you will never forget the sparkle and wonder of London in December. And if you DON’T love Christmas, this is the perfect place for you, too. You can imagine that you have hopped into the pages of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens; watch for Ebenezer Scrooge coming around the corner

7 Benefits of Travel: Is it Really Worth It?

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We have all grown up reading about places far away that we can only imagine. What have you studied in books that would change your perspective to personally experience? Perhaps it is a visit to the Tower of London, Westminster Abbey, Stonehenge, or Churchill’s Bunker. Seeing is believing! However, visiting such sites means packing a

3 Diverse Options to Celebrate American Thanksgiving in London

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There are many reasons to visit London in November. Remembrance Day on November 11 is a hallowed memorial to Veterans each year. Winter is on her way with the elegance and beauty of falling snow. London becomes a magical, romantic wonderland. But what about Thanksgiving? Do the Brits celebrate the fact that the Mayflower left

LONDON, THE CITY OF SPECIAL OCCASIONS

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LONDON CONNECTION VACATION RENTALS believes that London is the ideal destination for special celebrations. It is a city where history becomes a romantic tale; it is a city where people still ride around town in magnificent carriages. London is a town where Queen Mary’s jewels still glitter on a granddaughter who wears them with great

Favorite Restaurants of The London Connection Team

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London is a mecca for many cultures with their varied foods. It is easy to find a FANTASTIC MEAL in London, no matter what your tastes are. We thought it would be interesting to take a little survey of a company that is based in London and the U.S. to find out what are their

The 7 Best Non-touristy Things To Do In London

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When traveling to London, there are some iconic places that all tourists want to visit — AND THEY SHOULD. Yet sometimes, being a “tourist” can get tiresome. You long to blend in and pretend you are a local for a day. King Arthur and Guinevere sang about it in the musical Camelot when they wondered,

The Crown That Reads Like a History Book

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London Connection guests frequently ask our advice on what sites and events they should visit while staying in one of our vacation rental apartments. Every London itinerary should include the Jewel House at the Tower of London where the magnificent crowns, scepters, orbs, swords, all covered in jewels record Britain’s glorious history. These beautiful objects