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Things to do in October at London

 

 

Things to do in October at London

Finally, autumn is here! October is back and a lot of different plans for spending a nice month in London. Do you want to know them? Check this article!

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London film festival 2016

If you're a cinema lover, this is definitely your month. The London Film Festival is the biggest and the more known in all UK.

It runs from Wednesday, October 5 to Sunday, October 16, but during these weeks you can watch a lot of  film screenings, lectures about different directors, assist with some workshops of filmmakers, and of course, you can watch the amazing red carpet premieres where a lot of famous faces of Hollywood will parade. 

Yes, we know that the Oscar's are more famous, but London has its charm and we love it!

london film festival

london film festival

Picasso Portraits Exhibition

National Gallery usually offers an amazing amount of exhibitions, but this one -and If you love art-  is something you can't miss!

Until Sunday, February 5, you can visit the "Picasso Portraits" wich traces the development of Picasso throughout his life. You will find around 80 works, that are absolutely amazing to see. Also, the exhibition shows the transition trough caricature, the face expressions, and much more. If you visit it on Friday's there's an offer of 100 tickets for 5 £, there're no excuses for visiting it! 

picasso

picasso

The alternative London Tour

London has hundred of different tours like Harry Potter Tour or Jack The Ripper tour, but what about a tour of East London and the alternative street art of it?

Until Saturday, December 24 you can enjoy of an original tour wich will reveal you the East London's "alternative" side. You'll be introduced to the history and culture of this part of London -wich includes Brick lane 'Banglatown' and Shoreditch- and how this area is becoming a reference in alternative art and street art. 

Had You knew the typical and tourism London, what about to discover the hidden part?

alternative london tour 2016

London tour alternative 2016


London literature festival 2016

Reading lovers here? If it is, you're in luck because this Sunday 16 of October takes place the "London Literature festival"!

At Southbank Centre, will take place the famous event and acclaimed authors, poets, speakers and collaborators will offer lectures and conferences! Also, the festival is celebrating it's tenth year in 2016 so the festival will include live readings, talks and workshops of famous writers. A must If you're a bookworm!

london literature festival 2016

london literature festival 2016

 

The chocolate show

If you're looking for a very good excuse to eat chocolate, "The chocolate show" that takes place this Friday 14th of October is the perfect one!

At this amazing and original festival you'll taste a lot of different types of chocolates, demonstrations, activities and also a "Fashion show" were the cute outfits could be literally eaten! You won't be disappointed If you're an absolutely chocolate fan!

chocolate show 2016

chocolate show 2016

MCM London Comic Con

It's has been a long wait but finally the London Comic Con of 2016 it's here! All sci-fi fans, gamers, comic collectors and movie buffs this is your place!

This amazing event is the UK's biggest modern pop culture convention, located in central London takes place Saturday, October 28. Here you'll find dealer stall, special guests, plenty of manga and cosplay, etc. And of course, some conferences and famous people of TV Series or Films, you can expect everything here! 

Comic con london 2016

comic con london 2016

Halloween 2016

This year Halloween falls on Monday, October 31 and London is becoming more terrific!

This night you'll have plenty of events around the city, and get ready to carve creepy pumpkins and your best costume and make-up for this amazing night! If you're doubting about what to do, you can check our website and join in the guest lists of our nightclubs, that will do some terrific amazing parties of Halloween!

Halloween 2016

halloween 2016

 

 

 

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10 secret places to discover in London

 

10 secret places to discover in London

 

It's true that London it's a big city with a lot of famous places to go -Big Ben, Picadilly Circus, London Eye, etc..- but, what happens with those little secrets places that no one visits? Take a look at this list and enjoy of another perspective of London!

London city

 

1- Strawberry Hill House

What's doing an amazing gothic villa in the middle of a residential neighborhood? That's what most people would think the first time they see Strawberry Hill House. This amazing building -located at Twickenham, London- is the type example of the "Strawberry Hill Gothic" style of architecture from 1749. A unique and beautiful place to visit If you come to London!

Strawberry Hill House

Strawberry Hill House

2- St Dunstan's in the East 

One of the best keep secrets in London is this amazing place. Between Monument and Tower Hill is located this antique Church of St Dunstan, that was originally built around 1100. The pass of the years damage this beautiful monument, and the city of London decided to turn it into a public garden. If you love photography or filming, this is a treasure for it!

ST DUNSTAN’S IN THE EAST

ST DUNSTAN’S IN THE EAST

 

3-Underground Tube Bar

Dreaming of having a relaxed drink at the tube? Now it's possible! Cahoots is a 1940s-underground-themed cocktail bar. The bar is set in an old abandoned air raid shelter and it has been transformed into a vintage Underground station. Before a bar, this amazing place was also used as a bomb shelter during World War II. An original place for history lovers!

underground tube bar

underground tube bar

4-Neal's Yard

Left behind the busy streets of Covent Garden, go into a little street and here you are, welcome to Neal's Yard!  An oasis of colors in the heart of London! Here you'll find some restaurants, cozy coffee shops and an atmosphere that make you wanna live in this colorful dream! If you're bored of the gray and typical color of London, Neal's Yard is waiting for you.

Neal's yard

Neal's Yard

5- Tea room at the V&A Museum

The Victoria&Albert Museum it's in every single London guide but, why tourist didn't about the tea room they have? It's a shame that people don't know that this tea room was the first museum restaurant in the world and the decoration is amazing, making the museum more special! Take a break and relax, while you taste one of the best tea in London!

V&A museum tea room

V&A museum tea room

6-Postman's Park

There are amazing places in London, and Postman's Park is one of them. Near St.Paul's Cathedral, there's a small and cozy park that could be normal, except from one thing; in a long wall, there are some ceramic plaques that tell the stories of people who died while trying to save the lives of others. It's called "Memorial to Heroic Self Sacrifice" a very beautiful and moving monument.

Postman's Park

Postman's park

7- Two Temple Place 

If you are wondering wich is the most extraordinary mansion in London, then you must visit Two Temple Place! A few people now about this awesome mansion, but once you visit it, you'll want to live there! It was built by William Waldorf Astor (founder of the Waldorf Astoria) at the time the richest man in the world. It's only open three months during the year, but won't be disappointed. As a small anecdote, some chapters of Downton Abbey have been filmed here!

Two temple place

two temple place

 

8- Colourful Houses in Chelsea

We all know Chelsea as a good neighborhood surrounded by luxury, but there's another and colorful way to see it! Nothing Hill is known because of the colorful houses, but Chelsea have too! Bywater Street it's a little secret of this area, and it's a good place for a relaxed walk in a cozy -and full of colors- atmosphere!

Colourful houses chelsea

Colourful houses chelsea

9-The Smallest Police Station in the UK

How many times have you walked across Trafalgar Square and you didn't notice this funny place? Yes, there's a small police station in it! It was built for the police to monitor protests going on in Trafalgar Square, and it's no longer in use. An original history of this known place, sure you're going to check it next time you visit it!

Police station trafalgar square

10- Isabella Plantation

At Richmond Park, there's an amazing place that you should visit If you want to relax and enjoy nature.There's a 40-acre woodland garden set within a Victorian woodland plantation of the 1830's. This magical place is well known for its large collections of Camellias and it also offers an awesome view of St. Paul's Cathedral. Enjoy the nature without moving of London!

Isabella Garden

Isabella plantation

 

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10 Best Party Islands around the World

10 Best Party Islands around the World

Summer parties at paradise are a must If you're a party lover! Here we have made the definitely list of the best islands around the world that you should visit once! Take a look!

party on island

10-IOS 

This beautiful Greek island is located at the Cyclades, one of the best places in Greece. The main village of Ios, Chora, is the typical greek place you should visit; white-washed houses, amazing beaches and also, a gastronomy that you can't miss! During day, Chora is a peaceful and quiet city, but the nights here are memorable! Young people love to party here, and the atmosphere is something you have to live once!

Ios, chora

Ios

 

9- Saint Lucia

Located between the Caribbean Sea and North Atlantic Ocean, Saint Lucia is a little destination to paradise. The tropical weather and beaches are a claim for tourists from all the world. Saint Lucia is well-known for the amazing nightlife they have; there are lot of nightclubs and discos that you can't miss!  If you love tropical paradise, this is your place!

saint lucia

saint lucia

 

8-Beachcomber Island

Beachcomber is a tiny island of the volcanic archipelago known as the Mamanuca Islands. This little -but amazing- place is known as the "Party Island of Fiji". Here you'll find a lot of parties, some activities like diving on the amazing sea around the island, and the peace you need to disconnect from the routine!

beachcomber island

beachcomber island

 

7-Florianopolis

Florianopolis is the capital of the Brazilian state of Santa Catarina. This amazing island has become very popular for people who are looking for the best parties, incredible beaches, and tropical weather.  The city is very cosmopolitan and you'll find there some shopping centers, glamorous restaurants and an atmosphere that make you wanna party all day!

florianopolis

florianopolis

 

6- Hvar

Is one of the main destinations on the Adriatic. This amazing place is for people who love the Mediterranean beaches, but without the typical mass. Here you'll find a peaceful paradise and you'll enjoy of an incredible Mediterranean gastronomy! Also, there are some clubs for young visitors that have a great atmosphere!

hvar

hvar

5- Barbados 

East of the Windward Islands and the Caribbean Sea lies Barbados, one of the best places in the Caribe. A moderate tropical weather and the amazing beaches, with a sand made of  coral, attracts a lot of tourists every year.  Rum drinks here a must, so you can lie under a palm tree and enjoy of the views with your drink!  Of course, here the party is amazing and a lot of British-style pubs are around the island.

barbados

barbados

4-Aruba

Is a southern Caribbean Island situated just of the coast of Venezuela, that you can enjoy any time of the year because of the amazing warm and sunny climate! Diving in Aruba is a must If you want to live this experience, and also the nightlife there offers you amazing parties, casinos and nightclubs!  

aruba

aruba

 

3-Mykonos

Mykonos is the cosmopolitan destination for those who love party and amazing beaches.  This place located at the Greek islands, is one of the most recognised places for party in the Mediterranean Sea.  Also, the typical white-washed houses, the small streets and the incredible views, make of Mykonos a place you should visit once in your life.  The party here is in another level! Amazing clubs on the beach and legendary parties!

mykonos

mykonos

2-Ko Phangan

Ko Phangan is an island in the Gulf of Thailand, halfway between the islands of Ko Samui and Ko Tao.  This amazing place is well known for the "full moon party"  that nowadays, has become a tradition for party lovers that come from all around the world! A magic atmosphere surround this island, what are you waiting for? Make your luggage and visit it!

ko phangan

ko panghan

1-Ibiza

Located 79 km off the coast of Valencia, Ibiza has become the main destination for party and beach lovers from all the world. The cosmopolitan atmosphere and the glamorous restaurants, make you feel that you're in a movie. From Ibiza, you can't miss the amazing sunset from a cliff, an experience you have to live once. What about the nightlife? Well, Ibiza has the best party of the world. Here you can find the the largest club in the world, Privilege. And If you want to make everything ready for amazing holidays, you can contact Ibizatables here, they will make everything ready for your stay on the Island!

ibiza

ibiza

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London's Most Instagrammed Restaurants

 

 

 

London's Most Instagrammed Restaurants

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London is full of restaurants, cafes and pubs which you can't leave without a taking a photo of the local or the dishes. This is the definitely TOP 10 of London's most Instagrammed restaurants, take a look!

 

Andina

No filter is required with these colourful ingredients. Turns out Peruvian dishes are really photogenic , and the food is so tasty!

Adress: Andina, 1 Redchurch Street; 020 7920 6499.

 

Duck & Waffle 

 Each plate is a work of art, and the views from the 40th floor are spectacular, so you will take pictures of the views too!

Adress: Duck & Waffle, 110 Bishopsgate; 020 3640 7310.

 

Aqua Shard

aqua shard plate

A one-two punch of gorgeous dishes and stunning views from the Shard. A must If you want to live a different and culinary experience!

Adress: Level 31, The Shard, 31 Saint Thomas Street; 020 3011 125

 

Sketch

skecth london

From the pink walls to the David Shrigley artwork to the egg-shaped toilets, every single detail is begging to be documented. Just try not to drop your iPhone down the loo.

Adress: 9 Conduit Street; 020 7659 4500

 

Bunga Bunga

bunga bunga london

This Italian pizzeria and karaoke joint won us over with their Berlusconi and Balotelli drinks mugs. Go on, take a selfie, you're looking forward to!

Address: 37 Battersea Bridge Road; 020 7095 0360.

 

 

Cereal Killer Cafe

cereal killer cafe

Queueing for some Lucky Charms for ages will give you plenty of time to snap away. The vintage cereal boxes are hard to resist. An original place to spend your evening!

Address: Cereal Killer Cafe, 139 Brick Lane.

 

Meat Liquor

meat liqour

Get in some shots of the neon Sin sign before filling your feed with gluttonous burger, BBQ, and fried pickle pics.

Address: 74 Welbeck Street; 020 7224 4239

 

Aubaine

aubaine london

Even your iPhone can't resist these sweet treats. The French chain is also handy for perfecting your poached egg photography. Perfect for the evening tea or have a good time with your friends!

Address: 31 Dover Street; 020 7368 0955.

 

Hotbox

hotbox restaurant

This Spitalfields newcomer is that rare combination of attractively appointed date spot, artsy downstairs cocktail lounge, and BBQ joint serving must-be-bragged-about platters of meat.

Address: 46-48 Commercial Street; 020 7247 1817.

 

The Clove Club

the clove club

These dishes belong in an art gallery. Pure Instagram gold, and also the tasty food make you feel the art in all your veins!

Adress: Shoreditch Town Hall, 380 Old Street; 020 7729 6496.

 

 

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Top 10 summer festivals in London.

 

Top 10 summer festivals in London

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The good weather is coming and the summer is almost here. The summer music festivals are a must in London, but which are, the best? Check out this top ten!

 

Wireless

For the third year running, Finsbury Park plays host to an eye-popping line-up of hip-hop, R&B and dance music royalty. Calvin Harris is the big Friday headliner, while London drum 'n' bass duo Chase & Status and superstars of the grime scene, Boy Better Know, take on Saturday and Sunday nights respectively.

 wireless


Where? Finsbury Park , Brownswood Park  

When? Friday July 8, 2016 - Sunday, July 10, 2016

 

Raw Power festival

Raw Power festival is starting to become a regular fixture in the London calendar, returning to genteel Tufnell Park for three more days of loud psychedelic fun. Acts this time around include Melt-Banana, Teeth Of The Sea, ace Latin American kraut rockers Follakzoid and the impeccably named Sly & The Family Drone.

raw

Where? The Dome , Tufnell Park Friday

When? May 27, 2016 - Sunday, May 29, 2016

 

We Are FSTVL

Over the last three years, WAF has established itself as one of the big guns among the new generation of dance festivals. Returning to London (well, Essex, but it’s on the tube) for two more days this summer, it boasts another heavyweight line-up of globe-conquering DJs, hot rising talents, and respected undergrounders.

fstvl

Where? Damyns Hall Aerodrome , Corbets Tey

When? Saturday, May 28, 2016 - Sunday, May 29, 2016

 

Gala

Eating out is the new going out for many a Londoner, so it’s no surprise that this new May bank holiday gathering in Brockwell Park is as much a food event as a music festival. Chefs, restaurants, bars and breweries from all points south of the river will be serving up the goodies, with DJs and live acts including Nightmares On Wax and Norman Jay MBE helping you dance those calories right back off. 

gala

Where? Brockwell Park , Herne Hill 

When? Sunday, May 29, 2016

 

Camden Rocks

 

The Camden Crawl is long gone (RIP) but there’s still a festival where you can catch loads of bands turning it up to 11 across north London’s sticky-floored rock ’n’ roll wonderland. Camden Rocks is a newish hard rock and metal festival which brings more than 200 bands (a mix of big names and underground talent) to 20 venues around NW1. This year’s line-up includes The Cribs, Sikth, Escape The Fate, Billy Bragg, We Are The Ocean, etc.. A must for rock and heavy music lovers!

candem rocks

Where? Various venues

 When? London Saturday, June 4, 2016

 

 

Junction 2

Calling all techno heads: here’s a new one-day festival that should push your party buttons, hard. Junction 2 is a meeting of some pretty serious minds (London Warehouse Events, The Hydra, and Adam Beyer’s Drumcode label) and takes place in a bucolic-sounding secret location in Zone 4.

junction

Where? Boston Manor Park

When? Brentford Saturday, June 4, 2016

 

 

Field Day

Field Day has slowly become one of London’s very best music festivals, with a consistently excellent booking policy covering the world’s finest alternative acts. The bill regularly incorporates everything from weird pop and indie up-and-comers to underground dance producers and folk musicians. This year’s headliners are PJ Harvey and Four Tet.

field


Where? Victoria Park , South Hackney

 WhenSaturday, June 11, 2016 - Sunday, June 12, 2016

 

Found Festival

Daytime dance party Found moved from Haggerston Park to Brockwell Park last year, and it’s sticking down south for 2016. As ever, those who stagger down for the 11am start and make it through the whole day (the event finishes at 9pm) will be rewarded with a superb range of house and techno selectors. There are always loads of afterparties too.

found

Where? Brockwell Park ,Herne Hill 

When? Saturday, June 11, 2016

 

 

British Summer Time Festival

Back in Hyde Park for another season, the British Summer Time series has already snagged Take That, Florence + The Machine and  Mumford & Sons. Now Massive Attack have joined the bill, headlining an eclectic day that also includes Mercury Prize winners Young Fathers, Warpaint, TV On The Radio, Ghostpoet and a rock ’n’ roll veteran on top form – Patti Smith. 

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Where? Hyde Park , Kensington 

When? Friday, July 1, 2016

 


Lovebox

Lovebox packs as much fun into two days as many festivals manage in three. The big news this year – and it’s huge – is the return to action of James Murphy’s boundary-trampling dance crew LCD Soundsystem. They’re coming over to play their only London set on Saturday night at Lovebox, having reunited earlier this year. The Friday headliners are Major Lazer, dropping electro-dancehall rave bombs all over the park. 

 

love box

Where? Victoria Park , South Hackney

When? Friday, July 15, 2016 - Saturday, July 16, 2016

 

 

 

 

 

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