Need some inspiration for 23rd September? Sir Steve Redgrave made Olympic history in Sydney 2000 by landing his fifth gold medal at consecutive Games, so why not go and see London’s old Olympic village in Stratford? Maybe you can climb the ArcelorMittal Orbit and then ride down the terrifying chute.
Top 25Things to do in London bucket list Check out our guide to the Top 25 landmarks and attractions that every tourist should try and visit during their stay in London. If you’re having trouble planning your holiday itinerary then here’s a great place to start – we’ve personally visited all of these and heartily recommend them.
Craig’s review of Leicester Square Everybody looks wrecked in the morning but I'm the middle-aged kind of wrecked, where you roll out of bed feeling like you've only had five minutes kip. These sleeping kids in Leicester Square are the other type: they look like they're at the tail-end of a long night out tha… continued
Craig’s review of Nelson's Column The air actually tastes like smoke -- not cigarette smoke, but that gunpowder smoke that drifts down from the fireworks. It's still hanging in the air from the party last night.
I don't go to London on New Year's Eve anymore but back in the day (I'm talking about twenty yea… continued
Craig’s review of Sky Garden I used to think of this as the Palm House at Kew, 500 feet in the sky. But now I think of it as one of those giant sci-fi cities in the clouds. This is how we'll all be living soon, enclosed in a giant bio-dome.
Skyscrapers are usually out of bounds to the public but all yo… continued
Craig’s review of London Buses I'm fifth in line behind three beer bottles and a half-eaten hamburger in a sauce-splattered carton. The other guy standing here is trying to peel the pages of his rain-sodden newspaper apart while we're waiting for the bus to loom out of the morning mist. There's a stream o… continued
Craig’s review of Downing Street There are two kinds of people who stand outside Downing Street when the air is minus-5 (it's freezing cold this morning!): the curious and the furious. The curious are tourists. The furious are home grown. The cold must be keeping everyone away today because there's only one… continued