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Radisson Blu Edwardian Sussex

I don't mind the Radisson Blu Edwardian Sussex. I wouldn't necessarily recommend it to anyone, but I wouldn't complain i… more

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Christmas shopping, and festive markets

Fortnum & Mason is the closest that a shop ever gets to being a 5-star hotel. The staff dresses up in red tails and shin… more

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Little Venice

It always feels like a slothful Sunday morning in Little Venice: sunny, slow and easy. I can see one guy shuffling along… more

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Bank of England Museum

I don't suppose many tourists bother to visit the Bank of England Museum (or even the locals) but I've always had a soft… more

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Nelson's Column

The tourists have got their selfie-sticks are out in force today. I can count about twenty people brandishing their flag… more

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Guards' Museum

While I'm standing here waiting for the Guards' Museum to open a little old lady has walked up with a load of tatty plas… more

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Changing the Guard, at Horse Guards Parade

Not a lot of tourists know about Changing the Guard at Horse Guards which is a shame, because in some respects it's bett… more

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Changing the Guard, at Buckingham Palace

This is what the final five minutes of Armageddon is going to be like, with everyone crushed up against the Pearly Gates… more

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St. Katherine Docks

I love St. Katherine Docks, but if you ask Londoners about it then most of them won't have a clue. Tower Bridge is the b… 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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