Anglophile Blog

London Blue Badge Tourist Guide, Marilyn Collis

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When you travel, you want to have an experience that is unique to London. A guided tour is a wonderful option to learn and understand the history and culture. The challenges with a large group tour are you will hear 20 other’s questions, be shuffled from place to place at someone else’s pace, and possibly

WHEN DO PROPERTIES BOOK?

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When is the ideal time to plan your next trip to London to avoid disappointment? We have phone calls every day asking how far ahead a vacation apartment reservation should be made to ensure they will be able to stay with London Connection. It depends on: How many guests Length of stay Time of year

11 Comfort Foods to Enjoy at London Pubs

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British pubs are known as an ideal place to meet old friends, and make new ones. You can imagine the scenes portrayed in movies, with groups huddled around their pints of ale as they sing-long to the juke box. Some pubs have live music, and that would be even better! Lots of pubs run quiz

6 Ways to Spend New Year’s in London

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We will all be SOMEWHERE that moment when the clock strikes 12 midnight and the New Year 2019 begins. Some will be watching the countdown from their living room couch; others may be fast asleep. Are you a lucky one that chose to be in London for the New Year’s festivities? If so, how do

British Currency: 10 London Tips to Know Before You Go

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While you are in London, you want to fit in with the locals and not stand out as a tourist. It will help if you understand the culture and the currency in advance so you can be confident during transactions. The London Connection team members have traveled around the world, and have picked up some ideas

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. There are twinkling lights, the fragrance of baked goods, and the ice skaters in Hyde Park. You can imagine that you have hopped into the pages of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens; watch for Ebenezer Scrooge coming around

20 Best London Desserts That Are Worth The Indulgence

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Many are getting on the healthy bandwagon and choosing to limit their consumption of sweets. If this applies to you, the few treats you might have while in London need to be chosen carefully — very carefully. And remember, even Harry and Meghan eat treats! We have compiled a list of 20 of our favorite