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16 Aug 2016

A good walk for a good cause

Some might consider coming face to face with wild deer whilst blindfolded risky business, but not these brave "Guide Dogs" heros. 

Last Sunday morning, 7 young achievers from this year's crop of TTG 30under30  including Gavin Pereira from our team, embarked on an impressive 9 mile trail around Richmond Park to support the Guide Dogs charity for the blind.

5 Jul 2016

Essential information about electric mains in London

Before travelling to a new country, you may look up what the power outlets and voltages are like or take a universal power adaptor with you to ensure you don't damage your gadgets and gizmos. Different countries have different plug shapes and voltages so it's advisable to check this or risk spoiling the device completely.

We've got a few handy electric tips to help you prepare for your next trip to the UK...

6 Jun 2016

Things to do with Dad this Father's Day in London

Father's Day is all about showing our pops just how special they are to us and if you are in London or bringing your old man over for a weekend break, there are plenty of ways to wow him from booze to barbers. 

We've put together some ideas for you of our favourites...

23 May 2016

How technology is making your stay more memorable

Technology has certainly changed the way we travel. From searching for inspiration for the next holiday, to checking-in for a flight, to navigating google maps when you arrive, or booking a taxi ride on Uber to get to your next business meeting.  Having smartphones and tablets has given us the freedom to plan our own itinerary, flexibility to carry around a booking assistant or read reviews of a place from literally anywhere. 

These portable devices have been looked upon by the travel industry as a great way to enrich the local experience of the traveller and are appearing in many different ways across the board. Hotels and serviced apartments are no exception. They have been introducing this portable technology in their service offering from their reception desks to their in-room controls to the outside world of city guides and take-away ordering.

So here are two ways our serviced apartments have looked to technology to make your stay more memorable and convenient...

12 Apr 2016

Checking out the Monarch House Apartments

If you are strolling down the fashionable High Street Kensington, or Kensington High Street as it is officially called, you will almost certainly walk past it without even noticing it. Just like the beautiful century-old catholic church, Our Lady of Victories, that it shares a wall with, this modern serviced apartment block is one of Kensington's finest. Past the unassuming (secure-entry) doors, a little reception area complete with a pretty waterfall welcomes you to the Monarch House Apartments

Our team take a closer look as they stay for a night and experience what makes Monarch House such a popular place to call home in London.