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The London Coffee Festival 2014

The London Coffee Festival, one of the year’s most anticipated events hosted by The Old Truman Brewery, has returned yesterday to attract not only coffee lovers, but also cafe owners, baristas, industry representatives, and of course tourists, coming to London to enjoy a fine spring weekend. Running from 3-6 April at The Old Truman Brewery on Brick Lane, this year’s fest will bring together about 20,000 visitors interested to know more about coffee. During the four days that the festival

This Christmas in London

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  London is a great city to enjoy at any time of the year, but over the Christmas period, it becomes something really magical. Being a cabbie in the capital at this time of year is great fun. Obviously, it’s a busy period for us, which is always good; but it’s also a chance to pass on some festive cheer and impart some local expertise to make a visit extra special. If you’re visiting London this Christmas, here are some

Canary Wharf in one day

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As one of London’s main business districts, Canary Wharf might not immediately pop up in the brainstorming session when planning a fun day out. However, whilst the skyline is made up of towering skyscrapers and the sparkling head offices of major banks, you just need to peek a little beyond the glare of the bright lights to see a whole other side to the district. With nearly a hundred thousand people working in the area, there are more than a

A few London Secrets…

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For many, it would seem London conjures the same images of landmarks and museums and huge shopping areas and not much else. It is for these people that I write this post. I would like to show you a different side to this beloved city and reveal some of its biggest secrets. Not too many mind, just enough to put you on for now. Oxford Street’s Secret Garden This place reopened in 2013 after closing in the mid eighties so