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Houses of Parliament -- Summer Opening

I love this place. I even love the politicians inside it (well, most of them). If you come to London and don't go to the… more

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Threadneedles

Somebody needs to totally revamp the hotel rating system in London because if the Andaz can call itself a five then this… more

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Handel & Hendrix in London

Handel and Jimi Hendrix. Imagine having to live next door to those two -- you'd have Handel blasting his music at you by… more

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House of Lords -- Public Gallery

Given a choice between visiting the House of Commons and the House of Lords I'll always choose the Lords, because the de… more

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Andaz Liverpool Street

I'll tell you what I'd like to do... I'd like to send the manager of the Andaz over to The Ritz, or the Royal Horseguard… more

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Leicester Square

Everybody who comes to London ends up here at some point -- they'll have a wander around the West End to see the bright… more

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Jewel Tower

This is the kind of historic old building that usually appeals to me, and I really want to give it a good review (I real… more

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18 Stafford Terrace

From the outside 18 Stafford Terrace just looks like a regular townhouse in a regular street -- it's nothing special at… more

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Roman bath

This Roman Bath is a bit too piddly to warrant a standalone review (it will only take you ten minutes), so I'm going to… more

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Horse Guards Parade

When people talk about Horse Guards they usually think of the gravel parade ground where the military bands do Beating R… more

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