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Apartment of the week in London, the Romance

Apartment of the week in London, the Romance

If there is any city capable of winning you over simply with the captivating atmosphere reigning on its streets, then it’s London. The British capital is a cosmopolitan, active and lively city that perfectly combines tradition with the latest trends. more ...

Activities for children in London

Activities for children in London

London is a city with many leisure activities on offer for adults, as well as children. If you are travelling as a family to the British capital then you will find it very easy to organise visits and activities as there are many places that you can discover and which are guaranteed to entertain the kiddies. more ...

Valentine’s Day in London

Valentine’s Day in London

London isn’t renowned for being romantic like Paris, nor is English considered a language of love but we defy anyone who says that the British Capital can’t be romantic because if there’s anything that the British do is celebrate in style, and given that St Valentine’s Day is widely celebrated in the UK you can expect some fabulous events on the cards, some great gift ideas for your loved ones, and a general feeling of love in the air in this charming capital. more ...

Things to do this Christmas weekend in London

Things to do this Christmas weekend in London

You only get bored in London if you want to because there’s so much going on, yes even during the Christmas weekend. The British capital is still keeping everyone entertained with a number of events including Christmas walks, outdoor activities, tours, the Christmas lights, ice skating rinks, and much more so you won’t feel at a loss during your visit to the city during the festive season. more ...

The 5 best walking tours in London

The 5 best walking tours in London

Again we are here to offer you not 3 but 5 of the best in London, this time in the way of walking tours. There are many walking tours available, offering a different perspective of London every time down to the beautiful architecture in this great city, and a tour of Greenwich, to historic walks, and customised tours of the British capital, amongst many other walks allowing you to see the highlights of London. However, we have settled on what we consider 5 of the best walks that they offer in the city, and which we believe are guaranteed to be an all round crowd pleaser during your stay in London this season, or whenever you are lucky enough to come to the British capital. more ...

5 museums to visit in London

5 museums to visit in London

London has an abundance of everything from markets, an amazing nightlife, and monuments, to festivals and events, music venues, bars, clubs, and pubs, amongst a very large etc., in addition to their current Christmas activities in celebration of the festive season, which can all be quite overwhelming. In addition, as can be expected of any large and respectable city, London also has its fair share of museums however, and as always we are here to lend a hand and guide you through the confusion, so if you’re a regular culture vulture and you’re visiting London this season here are a few suggestions to get you started. more ...

London tourist attractions for dummies

London tourist attractions for dummies

Imagine you’re planning to go on holiday to a country that you’ve never been to before, and to a huge city with an enormous array of monuments to visit, places to see, things to do, and activities on offer. It can be quite overwhelming. Well, we can safely say that London is one of those cities so we at Friendly Rentals thought that in continuation with our ´tourist attraction for dummies blogs` we would lend you a helping hand with the British Capital and point out the top tourist sites in this great city so you can then move on and enjoy the fabulous array of Christmas activities on offer this season as mentioned in previous posts. Enjoy! more ...

Hyde Park Winter Wonderland 2010 in London

Hyde Park Winter Wonderland 2010 in London

London is well and truly embracing the festive season with their Christmas lights and decorations, events, things to do, seasonal activities, and Christmas markets. Thus, if you are in the British capital this winter you will only get bored if you want to do. Hyde Park is also doing its bit to get visitors and locals alike in the festive swing with its Christmas makeover comprising the Hyde Park Winter Wonderland taking place from the 19th of November to the 4th of January, which we felt we definitely had to mention and that we sincerely recommend you check out during your wanderings around the city. more ...

Three fun christmas activities in London

Three fun christmas activities in London

There are just so many things to do in London that we couldn’t help but let you in on a few more events taking place during the festive season in continuation to our fantastic Christmas in London blog, which to be sure has given you an idea of how great the British capital at this time of year. There are lots of things to do for the family, as well as lots of events if you are visiting London with your friends, or an abundance of activities if you are going on a sneaky holiday getaway with your partner to enjoy a fun-filled, activity packed, and fabulous festive holiday which is what you’re guaranteed if you spend your Christmas here in London. Here are our suggestions for your time in the British capital; more ...

5 British Christmas traditions

5 British Christmas traditions

Christmas is fast approaching and many are starting to prepare for this popular time of year as this holiday is a very big occasion in the United Kingdom, especially in the British capital. The London streets are splendidly adorned with lights, Christmas trees are dotted around the city, and the shops dress up in their finest for this festive season. So, if you’re lucky enough to be in London this Christmas and have the irrepressible urge to celebrate a very British affair and fully immerse yourself in the London Christmas spirit, then here’s some very traditional customs to get you started off. more ...

Christmas in London

Christmas in London

London must be one of the best places in the world to celebrate Christmas. Thousands of small lights and of course the huge Christmas tree on Trafalgar Square literally make the city glow. Whether you decide to go Christmas shopping, skating on the ice rink or take a visit to Santa, during Christmas London makes it all possible. more ...

BFI Film Festival London 13 to 28 October this 2010

BFI Film Festival London 13 to 28 October this 2010

It’s October and that means film time in London! The 54th edition of the BFI Film Festival London is coming up soon. The festival will start on the 13th and ends at the 28th of October. Some impressive names will be present, accompanied by the big amounts of world premieres. This red carpet event attracts many visitors each year and keeps on getting more popular. more ...

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