4 Historical Occasions That Shaped London

tubeNow we all know that London is one of the greatest places on Earth, with some of the most incredible attractions and hotels, including us here at DUKES Hotel and DUKES Bar, of course.

But London isn’t famous only for the here and now – the long legacy of historical events plays a huge role in why the city is loved so much and is such a huge attraction for visitors. 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

How To Get Around London Quickly, Easily And Effectively

UndergroundWe all know London, England’s beautiful capital city, is a large place.  We also know there are always a lot of people travelling right across the city, whether they’re visiting, living or passing through.

And if you have ever visited, you’ll know that getting from one location to another can be ‘interesting’ at times – especially at rush hour or if you’re not entirely sure of the best way to get around. Continue reading