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London Food and Drink
October 1, 2021

Comparing London’s Top Afternoon Teas

There are some incredible afternoon teas in London, but how do you choose which one to book and spend your money on?  Instead of me saying "THIS is the one…
Moving to London
May 7, 2021

17 Important Things to Do Before Moving to London

So, you’re moving to London from abroad? Big step, but very cool. As an American who moved to London many years ago, I welcome you to this amazing city... soon!…
unique souvenirs to get in London - looseleaf tea from a small businessThings to Do in London
May 4, 2021

8 Unique Souvenirs to Get in London

Listen... I know your type. You're the type of tourist who isn't interested in bringing a "Mind the Gap" t-shirt home from your London visit. You want something more inspiring…
Fun things to do in london in summertimeThings to Do in London
April 27, 2021

8 Fun Things to Do in London in the Summer

The sun is shining, it's warm enough for dresses and shorts, and the vibes are UNREAL. That's summer in the city for ya, so if you're looking for some fun…
Where to go thrift shopping in londonThings to Do in London
April 20, 2021

Where to Go Thrift Shopping in London (Best Secondhand Shops)

Want to do some shopping for clothing and accessories in London that is environmentally conscious and maybe sorta affordable? That's my type of shopping. I love browsing secondhand shops in…
Unique Museums in LondonThings to Do in London
April 13, 2021

15 Unique Museums in London to Explore

I honestly think a huge mistake that London tourists make is to only visit the city’s most popular museums, like the British Museum and the Natural History Museum. Don’t get…
Where to Stay in London
February 15, 2021

11 Cool Hotels in East London to Book a Room in

You might have read on the internet or heard from me that east London is an interesting and diverse area to explore. From trendy and not-so-secret-anyone Shoreditch to leafy Victoria…
Best apart hotels in londonWhere to Stay in London
February 8, 2021

18 Apart-Hotels in London that are Better than an Airbnb

Part of the Love and London mission is to show our community of London tourists how to visit the city in a way that makes a positive impact, because when…
I’ve covered this pretty extensively already, but the more demand that there is for Airbnb rentals in London, then Londoners will in effect be dealing with a continued increase on already VERY expensive rents, less power when it comes to shitty landlords (because there won’t be many other flats to move to instead), and neighborhoods that turn from friendly and welcoming to a jumping-off base for tourists who may or may not respect those who still live there.London Planning TipsWhere to Stay in London
February 1, 2021

Why I Don’t Recommend an Airbnb For Your London Trip

As a London travel expert, people quite often ask me for recommendations for good Airbnb rentals in London. I used to think that tourists using Airbnbs over hotels and other…
top design hotels in londonWhere to Stay in London
January 25, 2021

The Best Hotels in London for Design-Lovers

For some who visit London, the hotel they stay in is purely for sleeping. And that’s totally ok. But for others, perhaps you, the hotel is part of the experience…