East London city guide

Fabulous things to do in London this summer

Are you visiting London this summer? Or are you a local looking for the best that your city has to offer now the sun is (finally) out? Well, luckily for you, I’ve handpicked the best of everything the UK capital…

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Review: Kip Hotel Hackney

Open since early 2016, the Kip Hotel is a budget 2-star hotel located near Hackney Central in East London. Housed in a new-build property just off the high street, this hotel has 105 rooms, which vary from single rooms to…

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Review: The East London Hotel

Open since summer 2018, The East London Hotel is a budget 3.5-star hotel located near Bethnal Green in East London. Housed in a new-build property in a bustling area, this hotel has 161 rooms, which are mainly all double and…

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Review: Point A Hotel London Shoreditch

Open since early 2017, the Point A Hotel London Shoreditch is a budget 3-star hotel located near Old Street in East London. Housed in a new build property on a quiet street, this hotel has 181 rooms, which are mainly…

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Fabulous things to do this winter in London

Spending this winter in London? Or simply looking for some fabulous things to do during this icy season? Well, luckily for you, I’ve handpicked the best of everything the busy UK capital has to offer over the next couple of…

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Fabulous things to do in London this autumn

Spending this autumn in London? Or simply looking for some fabulous things to do this season? Well, luckily for you, I’ve handpicked the best of everything the busy UK capital has to offer over the next couple of months. From…

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Fabulous East London locals’ guide

I clearly remember the theme tune to EastEnders from my childhood; it was only shown in Australia until 1991, long before Dame Barbara Windsor graced its screen, but that song still made an impression. Little did I know that I…

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Fabulous local: Iain’s guide to East London

I can’t imagine being more proud of my (not so) little brother Iain. He’s always been such a dude, even as a little kid: the chilled-out one you could always rely on, with the sweetest temperament and big smile. Not…

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Gluten-free chain restaurants and cafes in London

London has an abundance of chain restaurants and cafes; some are big international brands like Pizza Hut, Pret and Starbucks, whilst others are very UK specific, like Wahacca, Leon and Zizzi. Over the past couple of years, there has been…

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