Posts Tagged ‘ Stratford ’

Life after London 2012

Sep 13th, 2012 | By

With dozens of new venues and attractions being specifically constructed and opened for the Olympic and Paralympic Games, Visit England takes a look at what will happen to these after the storm on this colossal event has settled



We love London town!

Aug 20th, 2012 | By

Planning on returning to London town for the forthcoming Paralympic Games? We asked West End ambassador, Annalisa, for her recommendations on where to eat, shop and play after Stratford’s stadium lights go down



London 2012’s retail triumph

Aug 18th, 2012 | By

The GB athletes weren’t the only ones to enjoy a successful Olympic period, with Olympic merchandise proving popular at retailers throughout the country



A very British brunch at Reform Social and Grill

Jul 29th, 2012 | By

All eyes may be on Stratford this summer, but there’s good reason to avoid the Olympic Park and make for chi chi Marylebone where the Mandeville Hotel (one of CD-Traveller’s favourite luxury boutique boltholes) has opened a brand new British restaurant



London 2012 organisers allow babes in arms in, after all

May 10th, 2012 | By

So Olympic organisers, Locog, have done a U turn and declared that babies and infants under 12 months will be allowed free entry into London Olympic venues – provided they are seated on their parent’s lap



Boris needs to mind the gap

Feb 14th, 2012 | By

As regular readers of CD-Traveller will know, I returned to the UK last summer after a stint overseas.While out living in the far east, the metro was one of my Beijing bete noirs and I thought (owing to the crowded carriages) for good reason. But after the tube chaos that has ensued in London over the last week or so, Beijing’s subway system is one I would kill for.