Archive for May 2008

How to handle London’s Rush Hour

May 28th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured London Article

Here’s a fun post. These guys are famous for free-running – which if you dont know is: An activity with the aim of moving from one point to another as efficiently and quickly as possible, using principally the abilities of the human body. It is meant to help one overcome obstacles, which can be anything [...]

Travelodge pre-fab hotel rooms @ £19 per night!

May 28th, 2008 | By | Category: London Hotels

Travelodge have taken a prototype idea for the world’s first recyclable hotel – and made it a reality

The 120-room, eight-storey Travelodge in Uxbridge, West London, uses specially-fitted steel shipping containers from China.

It opens in August with rooms at £19 a night.

London Under Water ?

May 24th, 2008 | By | Category: London News

21st Century Challenge – London under water Its only a few months since I watched the movie “FLOOD” which was all about what happens when the Thames Barrier fails.  The film is actually mediocre to say the least but some of the graphics were excellent and very realistic.  Who knows, the aristocracy of Chelsea could [...]

Rip off London hotels

May 24th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured London Article, London Hotels

Recent weeks has at last seen London hotels start to reconsider their pricing structure and in some cases reduce their rates. For some time now, many London hoteliers have cashed in on the city‘s popularity by increasing their room rates especially when there is a major event in town and accommodation is scarce.  Standard 3 star hotels [...]

Hotel-Assist Launches London Webzine

May 23rd, 2008 | By | Category: London News

London’s original hotel reservations website, Hotel-Assist, today launches a webzine for people interested in what’s happening in London.

Kew Gardens unveils sky walk

May 22nd, 2008 | By | Category: London Attractions

With nearly 1.5 million visitors per year, The Royal Botanic Gardens known simply as Kew, or Kew Gardens, is one of the major London attractions. A new feature has just been unveiled offering visitors an exciting and unusual viewpoint of the Gardens. Read more…