Posts Tagged ‘ Trafalgar Square ’

Why walking tours rule

Jan 28th, 2015 | By

The best way to get to grips with the UK’s colourful, cosmopolitan capital is on foot, says Kaye Holland

London calling: Kaye Holland

Jul 17th, 2014 | By

Ahead of the two year anniversary of the Olympic Games, London based journalist and co-founder of Talk of the Town, Kaye Holland, opens her little black book to reveal the best places to eat, shop and play in London Town

Visiting Indonesia and Turkey in Trafalgar Square

Jun 2nd, 2014 | By

Everyone knows this London square perhaps because of Nelson’s column, the lions, the fourth plinth resplendent these days with a blue cockerel or because of the Monopoly board game.

Hello Indonesia

May 27th, 2014 | By

This Saturday, Trafalgar Square in London becomes Indonesian for the day as the country “invades” the square bringing the delights of the country to us as a travel destination.

Canada Day International

Jun 28th, 2013 | By

In London, Canada Day is an opportunity for the Canadians to take over Trafalgar Square for the day, show us how to play hockey, (a whole tournament is planned) cook Canadian food and party. And everyone is invited to join in the funI

Letter from London: the capital’s new state of the art spas are a real Olympic legacy

Mar 10th, 2012 | By

Just in time for the Olympics, a new breed of hotel spa has raised the bar in London. Jane Egginton takes a very enjoyable closer look and asks: are they worth it?

An affordable Olympic experience

Feb 15th, 2012 | By

With just under 200 days to go until the Paralympics event, the countdown for the London Olympic Games is well and truly underway. But what if you missed out on tickets? Happily there are still plenty of ways to enjoy the spirit of the games – from afar or for free. has the insider guide

London is winning in 2012

Jan 18th, 2012 | By

A couple of days ago, I got offered a job back in Beijing (as regular readers of this website will know, I recently spent a year working in China) totally out of the blue. China is arguably the only country to have emerged from the financial crisi relatively unscathed yet this time around I wasn’t remotely tempted to take up the offer.

Expanding on Trafalgar Square’s Public Art

Oct 15th, 2009 | By

Yesterday was the last day of the three month project that saw the vacant plinth in Trafalgar Square being used for public art. Since it started in July some 2,400 have stood, sat or lain on the plinth doing whatever they wished. We have had naked people, performance art and people holding placards.