The Queen’s Birthday Parade – A Right Royal Reason To Stay In London

rsz_buckingham-palace-guardsDid you know that each and every year, the Queen celebrates two birthdays?

And it is soon to be one of them – on the 14th June, the Queen will celebrate her official birthday, even though her actual birthday is on the 21st April.

Interestingly, her official birthday doesn’t have a fixed date, but it is always a Saturday in June, so that there is good weather (hopefully!) for an outdoor event. Continue reading

10 Things You Didn’t Know About London – Part 2

rsz_st-paulsFollowing on from the first blog post in a two part series, which can be read in full here, today we’re providing the remaining five things you probably didn’t already know about London. Continue reading

10 Things You Didn’t Know About London – Part 1

big-ben-londonWhen it comes to London, there will be hundreds of things you – and the majority of people – will know.

Things such as London being the capital city of England, where Buckingham Palace and Big Ben are and is packed full of history.  All three of these are great examples of things that a lot of people are already aware of, regardless of where they are from. Continue reading