Posts Tagged ‘ Covent Garden ’

What’s hot: January 2014

Dec 31st, 2013 | By

CD-Traveller tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world. This month culture vultures are flocking to Florida while for film fanatics, the Sundance Festival in Utah is where it’s at. But there’s trouble in Thailand…

Cocktail time

Oct 11th, 2012 | By

London Cocktail Week – the biggest drinks festival in the UK – is currently in full swing and to celebrate the team behind the event are sharing their recipe for a killer cocktail, with CD-Traveller readers

Celebrate London cocktail week

Oct 2nd, 2012 | By

Book the week off work, London Cocktail Week – the biggest drinks festival in the UK – is back and this year will be basing its main hub in the beautiful Seven Dials area of Covent Garden

Homeless lead London tours

Oct 29th, 2011 | By

Homeless tour guides are showing tourists the grittier side of London life. The idea – the brainchild of Unseen Tours – allows visitors to the capital to see the street s of Shoreditch, Covent Garden, London Bridge, Mayfair and Brick Lane from, well the streets.

The big cheese

Sep 26th, 2011 | By

It’s British Cheese Week this week (24 September -2 October). To celebrated CD-Traveller gives you the low-down on Randolph Hodgson – ownerof Neal’s Yard Dairy and chair of the UK Specialist Cheesemakers Association

Why we love London Town

Sep 21st, 2011 | By

It’s less than one year until the 2012 Olympic/Paralympic Games. And it’s set to be an event to remember – not least for the people behind the scenes: Londoners. In the first of a regular series, Londoners reveal what they love about the capital

London’s Not Forgotten

Dec 23rd, 2010 | By

You might remember that CD-Traveller (23rd November 2011) mentioned that Visit London looked as though it would lose all its funding because nobody seemed to remember it when they created budgets to come into operation after the demise of its paymaster, the London Development Agency (LDA). As Denis facetiously commented at the time on our website, “makes you proud to be a Londoner.” A month on and Boris Johnson, Mayor of London, has ridden to the rescue finding £14 million pounds per annum for the next four years. Except it’s not quite that clear.
The funding is for a new, yet to be named, body that will merge three existing organisiations, Visit London, Think London (apparently this attracts inward investment) and Study London. (attracts students to London universities and colleges)