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Fancy a day out in Greenwich?

Greenwich is about a 45-minute journey from Central London, but it’s very much worth the trip – and here’s why. Greenwich is one of my favourite places in London, but over the years I could probably count the times I have actually visited on one hand – and yet every time I go back, I […]

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Quick, the school holidays are coming – where can we take the kids?!

The school holidays are fast approaching, which for parents up and down the country means just one thing – how are we going to keep the kids entertained? Luckily, London really is a playground, for kids and adults alike – and it doesn’t have to bankrupt you, either. Here at SYC, we have guides and […]

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Best of: the Bakerloo Line

The unloved, rarely mentioned, least used, brown line. Serving my neck of the woods – Elephant and Castle, Lambeth, Embankment – not the prettiest, but maybe the most polite? It has to have something going for it, and that’s all I could come up with.   Maybe I’m being too judgemental there, but I’ve never […]

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Best of: the Jubilee Line

The youngest of all tube lines and the only with fancy glass doors on platforms. The grey one is the only line to connect with every other line on the tube network and touches base at the busiest station in London; Waterloo. It stops off at Baker Street – the station with the most platforms […]

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Best Of: the Northern Line

Of all the tube lines, the Northern may just well be the daddy. The thick black line on your tube map easily boasts the best trivia of them all. Papa Northern Line runs straight through the longest tube tunnel, hugs the deepest track, serves the station with most escalators as well as the station that […]

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Museum 101: A guide to London’s cultural houses.

Hundreds. In London, there are hundreds of Museums, with thousands of artifacts, articles and art. A lot of them are free. A lot of them are weird. A lot of them are both, but they all have things inside them that are remarkably interesting. I’ve put together a list of a few of them, and […]

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London POV

Just a few tips for London from a London Guide Food If you’re looking for good English food, head to Putney Pies. Just by the river near some great bars and pubs, Putney Pies is small and quaint, so please book in advance, but has some of the best meat pies around.   Porterhouse in […]

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Vegan Eats in LDN

For the best plates of plants in the City we all love… Let’s face it, we’ve all either judged a vegan person, meal, dish, order, restaurant, fart, statement, or (insert almost anything else here) from both sides of the plant based plate. Whether you are carnivore, omnivore or just confused by fads, there’s no denying […]

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Party in the park – London’s Finest

Ruins of an old, glass palace? Check. 60s-era sports complex including proper, upper-league English football stadium? Check. Maze? Check. London is officially one of the greenest cities in the UK, with 23% of its land area covered by parks. And far from being barren stretches of muddy grass, with burnt patches for disposable barbeques and […]

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Ljubljana, a future tourist destination for Europeans?

with plane tickets at £30 from London Gatwick, and prices to stay at £10-£15 a night, why not explore this city? Before this trip, I had never heard of Ljubljana, and knew very little about the history and culture of Slovenia. When it comes to European destinations generally the consensus is that the major tourist […]

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