Articles Mentioning London Hotels

17 of the Best Bang-for-Your Buck Hotels in London

Entrance at Hotel Indigo London Kensington With historic architecture, iconic attractions, stellar shopping, and a lively nightlife scene, London attracts a vast and varied range of visitors. And while it’s certainly one of the most expensive destinations in Europe, there’s one way to stretch your dollar here — with great value hotels. From cozy bed-and-breakfasts…

10 Essential Things to Know Before Your First London Trip

Westminister, London Blending the old and the new, London manages to perfectly balance its proclivity for history and tradition with a cutting-edge culture. From Tate Modern to Whitechapel Gallery, Mayfair’s fine-dining restaurants to Peckham’s street food, the London experience can be different for every visitor. However, there are some things worth keeping in mind, despite…

Where to Stay in London: Top Hotel Picks in 10 Popular Neighborhoods

As Samuel Johnson once said, “When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life.” Thankfully, there are plenty of properties around the city — from luxurious grand dames to charming boutiques — to help prevent that from happening. Even better, some of these hotels have hosted royalty, and are close to bucket-list…

7 Rookie Mistakes to Avoid in London

Westminster/Oyster London can seem like a deceptively easy trip abroad. After all, there’s no language barrier or major culture shock. Our ongoing media exchange with Great Britain — all of those BBC shows and James Bond movies — means England’s capital has a familiar, cozy feeling for most Americans. But don’t be fooled. Newbies coming…

How to Spend the Perfect Mother-Daughter Weekend in London

When daughters are young, playtime often revolves around tea parties and fairytale palaces. We say, it’s time to book the ultimate upgrade — a weekend trip to London. England’s capital lets you tap into all the girlish fun of a full, proper tea heaped high with sugary treats plus a visit to a real palace…

11 Popular Attractions and Their Less Crowded Alternatives

There are certain attractions around the world that top many travelers’ bucket lists — from the Eiffel Tower to the Brooklyn Bridge. But upon arriving, you’ll find hordes of tourists, expensive admission fees, and dozens of raised, camera-toting hands that appear in your photos. Generally, these sights are famous for a reason and many folks…

14 of the Best Children’s Museums Around the World

In 1899, the world’s first children’s museum opened in Brooklyn, New York. By 1990, the Unites States had a total of 118 museums dedicated to kids, making the country’s model the go-to for children’s museums around the world. And while the focus of each and every museum may vary, there are common threads that run…

7 Places Around the World Where Uber Is Banned

b k/Flickr While Uber is certainly one of the world’s most successful tech firms, the unicorn company (a tech start-up valued at over $1 billion) is also undoubtedly controversial, having faced backlash from all corners of the globe throughout its short history. Yes, the rides are affordable and convenient, but after a honeymoon period, various…