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Discover the wonders of Portobello Road: London’s best antique market!

by laserlife

Posted on June 17, 2017 at 12:00 AM

If there ever was a place that combined the charm of “old school” London with the hectic buzz of these modern times, it probably would be the Portobello Road street markets. This is where you will be able to wander through an amazing gathering of street vendors, coming together in what is considered one of the world’s largest antique markets. Whether you are on the hunt for some old records, great second-hand clothing or are looking for stylish vintage furniture, the beautify of Portobello Road is that you might find things that might surprise you at very reasonable price. From early pressings of The Beatles records to 19th-century chandeliers, anything is possible, and a bargain is always there behind the corner. When you walk along the street, you will see a picturesque crowd, consisting of London old timers, as well as tourists from every corner of the world. Another reason to visit? Portobello Road is located in the heart of the charming Notting Hill district in West London, which is known as a colorful, cosmopolitan neighborhood full of amazing restaurants, shops, and pubs. Maybe you won’t fall in love with Julia Roberts, like Hugh Grant’s character in the famous movie that boasts the neighborhood’s name, but you are certainly going to experience some of the best London has to offer!

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Celebrate your Love for Food at London Food Month

by silverhand

Posted on June 16, 2017 at 12:00 AM

There is good news for all food lovers out there. The month of June in London will be an extremely enjoyable one for them. This is because London Food Month will be running from the first to the thirtieth of this month. That said, anyone who enjoys a good meal, sampling cuisine or exploring different dishes will have the time of their lives throughout the month. Packed with a combination of daily events across various locations, the London Food Month is set to make you greatly enjoy this month of summer. In total, London Food Month will hold over 400 events across London. As such, we are sure there is an area you can derive a lot of enjoyment from regardless of your food preferences.

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Eat, Drink and Make Merry at Taste of London

by silverhand

Posted on June 16, 2017 at 12:00 AM

Needless to say, everyone wants to have fun over summer. However, different people have varying preferences in their sources of enjoyment. Fortunately for food lovers, culinary enthusiasts and anyone else who enjoys live entertainment, the event dubbed Taste of London is best suited for you. You can enjoy some of London’s best food and drink at this event. Additionally, there will be numerous performances to keep you occupied whenever you aren’t digging into mouth-watering cuisine. Featuring some of the world’s top brands in the culinary industry, the event is not one to miss this month. Are you afraid you might have to miss Taste of London because of work or other commitments? Do not worry. The fact that the event runs from 14th to 18th June means that you can always plan for some time to enjoy the event’s different dishes.

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